National public places tobacco control bill is expected to be introduced this year – the Sohu news-www.tc165.cn

16 Apr

National public places tobacco control bill is expected to be introduced this year – the Sohu news according to Xinhua news agency, the national health and family planning publicity Secretary Mao Qun’an said 22 days, Chinese currently has nearly 20 City enacted laws and regulations in public places smoke-free public places, the national tobacco control bill is in the legislative process, the implementation is expected to be released this year. Mao Qunan said at the ninth session of the global health promotion conference said at a news conference, public places tobacco control, reduce tobacco harm to humans, this is a global consensus, is an important project of health promotion. It is understood that the Standing Committee of the Shanghai Municipal People’s Congress recently voted to adopt the newly revised regulations of Shanghai Municipality on smoking control in public places. In March 1st next year, Shanghai will expand the range of tobacco control in public places, prohibit smoking in indoor public places, indoor workplaces, public transport. This measure has been praised by WHO director general Chen Fengfuzhen. Mao Qunan stressed that in the form of legislation to strictly control public smoking, which is itself a healthy promotion. He pointed out that with the scientific research, we have found that tobacco on the health of people in many ways. Smoking behavior to be corrected, the need for public awareness of the dangers of tobacco, smokers need to be aware of. People who do not smoke should learn to use legal weapons to protect smoke-free environments in public places. Mao Qunan said, the government increased China tobacco harm to the public propaganda, but also in the legislation and the tobacco tax price reform, to fulfill the Framework Convention on tobacco advocate of the World Health Organization requirements. The ninth session of the global health promotion conference on 21 to 24 held in Shanghai, the conference issued 21 "2030 sustainable development of health promotion in Shanghai declaration", calling on governments committed to health promotion into the sustainable development agenda.相关的主题文章: