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In the state of Utah, about 80 % of people live along the Wasatch Front, which area includes the cities of Salt Lake City
and Ogden. In contrast, vast expanses of the state are nearly uninhabited. The name of Utah is derived from the Indian
language, meaning ' people of the mountains'. Utah is known for being one of the most religiously homogeneous states,
which greatly influences Utah culture and daily life.


(L) Salt Lake City, the state capital of Utah, Elevation, 1288 m, Population, about 180,000 (R) Ogden City, Utah

 Monument Valley
 Arches National Park
 Bryce Canyon National Park


(L) A natural amphitheater of the Bryce Canyon National Park
(M) A vehicle permit paper to enter the Bryce Canyon National Park
(R) A tower of the Sedimentary rock at the Bryce Canyon National Park
All three pictures were taken in September
1962.

Bryce Canyon National Park is located in southwestern Uta. Despite the name of Bryce Canyon, this is not actually
a canyon, but rather a giant natural amphitheater created by erosion.


(L) Erosion of sedimentary rocks has created natural arches at the Bryce Canyon National Park.
(R) Bryce Canyon Lodge built in 1925 from local materials


(L) Source: University of Texas Libraries
(R) Autumn-tinted Utah's mountains


Utah Clean Air Act


The Wasatch Range, which forms the mountain wall in the east of Salt Lake Valley urban area,
stretches mountains over for 260 kms at the Utah and Idaho border.


To make the air clear from smoking in Utah's bars and restaurants, Governor Huntsman signed an update to the
Utah Clean Air Act in March 2006. It will eventually make every bar, restaurant, private club and fraternal organi
-zation, 'clean air zone'. All other bars, private clubs, and taverns will be smoke-free in 2009.

As President of the Coalition for Tobacco Free Utah, we recognize the significant harms of secondhand smoke. It is
a major cause of negative health effects in our country, and is not just a problem in enclosed facilities. According to
recent scientific studies, levels of tobacco smoke in outdoor public places can be as high as those found in indoor
facilities. The Surgeon General of the United States recently pointed out that there is no safe level of ingestion of
smoke and just five minutes exposure can cause negative health effects.

The passing of the ordinance banning smoking in public areas of Salt Lake City not only protect the health of those
who use the facilities, but also help eliminate the perception of young people that tobacco use is normal, which will
likely decrease the probability that they will ultimately take up smoking.
Source: KSL Television and Radio, Salt Lake City Utah.


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Apartment and condominium residents, managers, and owners can now breathe easier. The Utah Smoke-Free
Apartment and Condominium Guide, an online resource, promotes the housing free from tobacco smoke, in the
State of Utah. Nationally, 50,000 people die each year as consequent on secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure.
Additionally, hundreds of thousands of people exposed to it suffer various other illnesses, such as asthma and
bronchitis.

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smorking ban Illinois USA Smoke-free Illinois Act 
smorking ban California USA Smoking Ban in California 1998
smorking ban Beverly Hills California Beverly Hills banned in all outdoor dining areas 
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smorking ban Washington state Smoking Ban in the State of Washington
smorking ban Oregon USA Smoking Ban in Oregon  
smorking ban Montana USA Montana passed statewide smoking Ban
smorking ban Colorado USA Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act
smorking ban Arizona USA Smoking Ban in Arizona 
smorking ban Maine USA Smoking Ban in the State of Maine
smorking ban Vermont USA Smoking Ban in Vermont 
smorking ban Massachusetts Smoking Ban in the Massachusetts state.
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smorking ban Maryland USA Smoking Ban in Maryland 
smorking ban Washington DC Smoking Ban in Washington,D.C.
smorking ban Minnesota USA Smoking Ban in Minnesota 
smorking ban Delaware USA Smoking Ban in Delaware 
smorking ban Ohio USA Smoking Ban in Ohio 
smorking ban Iowa USA Smoking Ban in Iowa 
smorking ban Utah USA Smoking Ban in Utah 
smorking ban Rhode Island Smoking Ban in Rhode Island 
smorking ban Nevada USA Smoking Ban in Nevada 
smorking ban Virginia USA Smoking Ban in Virginia
smorking ban Michigan USA Smoking Ban in Michigan 
smorking ban Wisconsin USA Smoking Ban in Wisconsin

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ユタ州受動喫煙防止法
2008年12月執筆 2009年11月英文加筆
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The article was written in December 2008, by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.




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