Brisk Anti-Tobacco Campaign in DPRK
Pyongyang, May 31 (KCNA) -- An anti-tobacco campaign is being launched vigorously in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.Pingat hos intressant.se. Läs även andra bloggares åsikter om Nordkorea, rökning, rökförbud, socialpolitik, socialism
With the formation of the State Tobacco Control Committee the no-smoking campaign is being conducted as a state health activity and all forms of advertisement, support, promotion and others on tobacco goods which may encourage smoking are strictly banned throughout the country.
The public places have been set as no-smoking districts, people are allowed to smoke only in limited places and smoking among the students is controlled strictly in particular.
Various forms of consultations are provided to and materials for refraining from smoking are developed and rendered to those who want to give up smoking.
Meanwhile, medical workers are actively bringing the risk of tobacco on health home to people and strict measures are being taken against smoking within and without hospitals.
Diverse activities are being conducted in the DPRK on the occasion of the "World No-Tobacco Day" (May 31) this year, too. They includes intensified education on refraining from smoking among youth, anti-smoking control and the explanation of the harmfulness of tobacco according to the theme "Tobacco Free Youth" set forth by the World Health Organization.
The DPRK signed the "Framework Convention on Tobacco Control" advanced by the WHO in June, Juche 92 (2003).