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POLS 7050, HKBU/MPA, Anti-smoking policy


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POLS 7050, HKBU/MPA, Anti-smoking policy

  1. 1. Anti-smoking Policy Sammy CHENG(08425884) Kevin CHUNG(08423555) POLS 7050 Public Administration
  2. 2. Daily cigarette smokers
  3. 3. Problems <ul><li>Health problem of smokers </li></ul><ul><li>Second hand smokers </li></ul>
  4. 4. Enforcement <ul><li>Step by step approach </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1.1.2007 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1.7.2009 </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Enforcement <ul><li>Step by step approach </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1.1.2007 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1.7.2009 </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Tobacco Control Office <ul><li>assist the venue manager </li></ul><ul><li>reviewing the tobacco control legislation </li></ul>
  7. 7. Promotion
  8. 8. Promotion
  9. 9. community-based smoking cessation programme
  10. 10. Control of Sales of Tobacco products
  11. 11. Smoking (Public Health) Ordinance <ul><li>The Smoking (Public Health) Ordinance (Cap. 371) </li></ul><ul><li>Took effect 1 January 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Smoking banned in the indoor area of premises </li></ul><ul><li>Legal framework </li></ul>
  12. 12. Good Side <ul><li>Healthy and Clean Air </li></ul><ul><li>Health Burden </li></ul><ul><li>Improvement for non-smoker’s health </li></ul>
  13. 13. Healthy and Clean Air <ul><li>H armful effects of secondhand smoke </li></ul><ul><li>Smoke in young age </li></ul><ul><li>Disease </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Damage </li></ul>
  14. 14. Smoking Age
  15. 15. Smoking Consequences <ul><li>Kills 5,700 persons per year </li></ul><ul><li>Estimated to kill 16 persons in Hong Kong every day </li></ul><ul><li>90% of lung cancer deaths in men, and more than 30%of all cancer deaths </li></ul><ul><li>Almost 34,500 people require hospitalization due to illnesses from smoking </li></ul>
  16. 16. Release Health Burden <ul><li>Save health care costs due to active and passive smoking </li></ul><ul><li>Health care for children </li></ul><ul><li>The long term care in nursing homes for diseases caused by tobacco </li></ul>
  17. 17. Improvement for non-smoker’s health <ul><li>Secondhand Smoke is… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easily exposed in public area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leading to Cancer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Damage of Respiratory System </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Let’s Create </li></ul><ul><li>a Smoke-free Hong Kong </li></ul>
  19. 19. Conclusion