About preventive measures against passive smoking

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Department of Health and Social Services Total Health Promotion Division 
TEL: 096-333-2210 
FAX: 096-383-0498 
Email kenkousuisin@pref.kumamoto.lg.jp

With passive smoking

 Cigarette which other people smoke even if the person does not smoke with "passive smoking" says that we breathe in smoke which smoke going up and the person discharge.
 Many toxic substances including nicotine and tar are included in both smoke and have an influence on person who breathed it in.

About healthy influence by passive smoking

 Disease that risk is sublimed into by passive smoking has lung cancer, coronary heart disease, stroke, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). If 15,000 people a year do not receive passive smoking, it is estimated that he escaped dying of these diseases.


About revision of Health Promotion Act

 "Law to revise of Health Promotion Act" to establish about measures that person who prohibit smoking except constant places such as the facilities concerned depending on division such as facilities which a large number of people use to plan prevention of passive smoking not to expect, and has entitlement to about management such as the facilities concerned should take (2018 law No. 78. We said "revised law" as follows, and) was promulgated.


 Three basic ways of thinking (purpose of revision) in revised law
  (1)We get rid of "passive smoking not to expect"
  (2)Healthy influence by passive smoking is considered in particular by big child, patient
  (3)We carry out measures for each type, place of facility


  For details, please confirm with the following files.

Division of facility

(1) First-class facility (non-smoking in site)

  School, hospital, medical office, midwifery home, drugstore, care for the elder healthcare facility, intractable disease consultation support center, treatment place (needle, moxacautery, judo therapy), child welfare institution,

  The mother and the child health inclusion support center, Center for Early Childhood Education and Care, reform school, detention home, Government building of administration

  ※We can install smoking area in place where measure necessary to prevent passive smoking outdoors was taken.


(2) The second kind facility (in principle indoor non-smoking)

  Office, factory, hotel, inn, restaurant, business ship, railroad, the Diet, court for carriage of passengers

  ※Place to offer for one of the residence of person including guest rooms such as personal home or hotel is excluded


(3) Smoking purpose facility (we can smoke in facility)

  Bar which assumes smoking main purpose and snack, cigarette distributor which can smoke in shop, public smoking area


 System of revised law

Brochure for preventive measures against passive smoking enlightenment

 We made brochure for preventive measures against passive smoking enlightenment as follows to enlighten summaries of revised law in the prefecture.

 System in finance, the taxation system to depend on setting of various smoking rooms as assistance measures when we perform passive smoking measures is maintained.


  • [bailout] preventive measures against passive smoking grant

     This grant is system supporting for expenses such as the cost of construction, cost of equipment, equipment costs, machine equipment cost to suffer from setting such as smoking rooms meeting constant standard in expenses necessary for medium and small-sized business business owner to carry out passive smoking measures.

     For more details, please see https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bunya/koyou_roudou/roudoukijun/anzen/kitsuen/index.html.


    [the taxation system measures] special depreciation or tax credit system

     When support organizations such as authorized management innovation acquire management improvement that met constant requirements based on instruction about management improvement by (the chambers of commerce) by March 31, 2021 (Reiwa 3), we detect application of special depreciation (30%) of the acquisition value or tax credit (7%).

     For more details, please see page 12 of reference materials (PDF: 1.9 megabytes)We open with the other window.



Inquiry counter


Facility name

Zip code

The location

Phone number


Kumamoto Total Health Promotion Division


6-18-1, Suizenji, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto-shi


Kumamoto (except Kumamoto-shi)

Ariake public health center


1004-1, Iwasaki, Tamana-shi


Arao-shi, Tamana-shi, Tamana-gun

Yamaga public health center


465-2, Yamaga, Yamaga-shi



Kikuchi public health center


1272-10, Waifu, Kikuchi-shi


Kikuchi-shi, Koshi-shi, Kikuchi-gun

Aso public health center


2402, Ichinomiyamachimiyaji, Aso-shi


Aso-shi, Aso-gun

Mifune public health center


400, Hetami, Mifune-machi, Kamimashiki-gun



Uki public health center


400-1, Matsubasemachikugu, Uki-shi


Uto-shi, Uki-shi, Shimomashiki-gun

Yatsushiro public health center


1660, Nishikatamachi, Yatsushiro-shi


Yatsushiro-shi, Yatsushiro-gun

Minamata public health center


2-2-13, Hachimancho, Minamata-shi


Minamata-shi, Ashikita-gun

Hitoyoshi public health center


86-1, Nishiaidashimomachi, Hitoyoshi-shi


Hitoyoshi-shi, Kuma-gun

Amakusa public health center


3530, Imagamashinmachi, Amakusa-shi


Amakusa-shi, Kamiamakusa-shi, Amakusa-gun

※ Please consult with Kumamoto-shi Total Health Promotion Division (TEL: 096-361 - 2145) about facility in Kumamoto-shi.


Call center pertaining to passive smoking measures

 Phone number 03-5539-0303 () to remove on (Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays for reception hours from 9:30 to 18:15)

 ・It is call center accepting question, opinion about passive smoking measures.

 ・We accept question, opinion about law to revise a part of the Health Promotion Act mainly.

 ・As we may not answer by contents, agreement hears inquiry about individual cases that judgment is entrusted to specific Administrative Office beforehand


 ・Before inquiry, please see the following special sites or "law summary revising a part of the Health Promotion Act".


 Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare homepage

  ▼Special site
  ▼"Passive smoking measures promotion enlightenment tool" (poster flyer) page
  ▼"Leaflet for junior high school, high school students" page
  ▼"Mark" page
  ▼Link to notice 
  ▼List of Ministerial ordinance styles




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