A Study on Trends and Validities of Regulation Policy of the Tobacco Industry for the National Health Promotion - Focusing on U.S. Family Smoking Prevention And Tobacco Control Act -

국민건강증진을 위한 담배사업 규제정책의 동향과 타당성 검토 -미국, '가족 흡연 예방 및 담배규제 법'(Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act)을 중심으로-

  • 최호영 (한양대학교 일반대학원 보건학과) ;
  • 송기민 (한양대학교 고령사회연구원)
  • Received : 2011.10.25
  • Accepted : 2011.12.10
  • Published : 2011.12.31


The World Health Organization (WHO) tries to accomplish the goal of 'smoke free society', and developed countries regard the nicotine as an addictive drug. In order to better protect human health, all parties are required to adopt and implement effective legislative, executive, administrative or other measures for tobacco control in accordance with Article 4 the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). In order to achieve the objective of the FCTC and its protocols and to implement its provisions, Korea need to take an attention on the U.S. Family Smoking Prevention And Tobacco Control Act of 2009 and Final Rule. It is need to integrate and centralize of tobacco safety administration and smoking prevention for the national health promotion.