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Smokers and Tobacco Control in Denmark

A total smoking ban on restaurants and bars

Since August 2007, smoking in hospitality facilities, restaurants, bars, clubs, public transport, and
all private and public workplaces has been restricted. Exemptions to the law are bars with a floor
space less than 40 sqm and offices only used by a single employee. Separate smoking rooms are
allowed in hospitality facilities as long as no food or beverage is served there.

(L) Black Pond Lake ( Sortedams ), Copenhagen, Denmark (M) No-smoking sign plate that is written in English and German.
(R) A chair for smokers is placed beside the entrance to the Scandic Hotel Copenhagen.

Smokers at the platform of DSB Roskilde Station, Denmark

This passenger was smoking until five seconds before the departure of a train, then, quickly threw away tobacco
in the space between train and platform, seen at the Central Station of Copenhagen.

(L) A smoker at the platform of DSB Roskilde Station
(R) Female smokers are having a long chat near the Vesterport Station, Copenhagen.

(L) Women are smoking for a long time in front of their child at Stroget, Copenhagen.
They do not know, or neglect the adverse effects of sidestream of smoking to an infant?
(R) Female smokers on the street of Stroget
The smoking rate in female of Denmark is reported as 23%. This relatively high rate would have an adverse
effect on the fetus during pregnancy and for an infant care.

Tobacco sales at the convenience store of DSB Arhus Station
Prices of a cigarette are 23DKK or 24DKK.

A streak house at Hvide Sande, northwestern Jutland, facing to North Sea, Denmark
(L) No smoking sign inside of a restaurant
(M) No smoking sign at the entrance to McDonald's, at the most northern part of Jutland, Denmark
(R) Pole ashtray placed near the entrance of McDonald's shop.

(L) Odense DSB Station (R) First Grand Hotel, the city's most illustrious hotel.

Odense DSB Station, Odense, Denmark

A display stand for cigarette sales, photographed in a roadside convenience store at the Great Belt Bridge ( Zealand side ), Denmark.
Tobacco prices: 23DKK, 24DKK, or 33DKK ( 1 DKK= 0.19 dollar *August 2009 )

デンマークでの小売りタバコ価格は、Great Belt Bridge, Zealand 側では、23DKK,24DKK,33DKK と表示されていた。
Orhus では、定価のラベルのあるものは23DKK, 24DKK と表示されていた。( 2008年8月現在、1DKK=22円 )

International comparison of cigarette prices and taxes

Choice becomes first Scandinavian smoke free hotel chain.

January 2007 Choice Hotels ASA becomes the first Scandinavian smoke-free hotel chain. 5,500 smoke
rooms are these days made ready as non-smoking rooms. All the 23,000 choice rooms in Choice
152 Scandinavian hotels will be smoke-free. In a survey conducted among Choice, guests more
than 80 percent want completely non-smoking hotels. We want to offer our guests a guest facility
eliminating a tobacco hazard and our employers a working environment in which prohibits smoking.
Choice has removed the opportunity to book smoke rooms from their web page. Demand for
smoke rooms is almost zero.

A hotel sign plate requesting not smoke in a room. It also said that a penalty will be charged 1,500 kk to a violator,
which would be donated to the charity fund for cancer.

All Choice Hotels in Scandinavian countries are smoke-free. No one can smoke inside of hotels. The first
Grand Hotel in Odense has 20 smoking guest rooms, which consists of 15.6% of total 128. The Scandic
Hotel Copenhagen has 84 smoking rooms of total 486 rooms. The percentage is 17.2%. Smoking rooms
in this hotel are located on the 3rd, 13th and 16th floor.

Sheraton and Marriott Hotel Chains ban smoking

Smoking Restriction at Hotels in the World: Actual Survey
The ratio of a smoking guest room to the total hotel rooms was calculated,
based on-the-spot investigation.





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写真撮影 2008年7月 2008年8月執筆
禁煙席ネット主宰 医学博士 宮本順伯

The photographs were taken in July, and the article was written in August 2008,
by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.

Tobacco Control in Copenhagen Airport

Special Note:
 Two South Kuril and two islands off Hokkaido are the own land of Japan.
 Smoke-free hotels in Japan
 Domestic travel in Japan
 Smoke-free should be the minimum standard for the host city in the Olympic.
 WHO: Smoking should be banned in all public spaces.
 World population: seven billion v.s. Declining birth rate in Japan
 Nobody in the earth can destroy the natural beauty of the land.
 Tax saving's rental housing is mushrooming.

www. smokefree.jpn.com

The way to contact to the writter
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