A photography when Dr. Miyamoto talked with the Japanese Emperor, in Marunouchi, Tokyo.
The fourth man standing in line awaiting the turn was Dr. Miyamoto.
The Empress Michiko was also attended to this meeting, celebrating the international
exchange program, Fulbright, between Japan and the United States.
Date of photo was unrecorded. However, it was circa 1990.

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Junhaku Miyamoto,M.D.,PhD.

.. Photographed in Lake Louise in Canada in 2011
Born in Tokyo
1959: graduated from Keio University, School of Medicine.
1959-1960: Internship training at Johnson Air Force Hospital in Japan
1960: Receive 3-year exchange scholarship program between U.S. and Japan. United States smoking ban
1960-1963: Washington Hospital Center, D.C. and Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago
1963-1972: A private medical practice in Tokyo
1972-1974: University Hospital and Victoria Hospital, University of Western Ontario, Canada Canada smoking ban
1974-1978: Tokyo Women's Medical University Hospital
Dr. Miyamoto was engaged in a private practice as an obstetrician and gynecologist,
in the Motoropolitan Tokyo area, during the period between 1978 and 2018.

Dr. Miyamoto is a director of the website, ' Smoke-free Hotel and Travel'.

Newspaper(Herald Tribune International)
Title: Japan must move faster on anti-smoking law, by Dr.Junhaku Miyamoto.



Dr. Miyamoto' s PC desk in 2000s

Dr.Miyamoto is the author of 2004 Smoke-free Restaurants and Cafes in Tokyo. This book, written in Japanese,
presented the individual on-the-spot survey of 1500 restaurants and cafes in the central part of Tokyo.
This field work was conducted in 2003.


(L) The 2004 Guide Book to the nonsmoking restaurant and cafe in Tokyo by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D.
(R) The Lonely Wolf Country


A new book entitled [ The Lonely Wolf Country ] disclosed the memoir of history of inadequate Japanese
smoke-freelaws. The smoking-restriction ordinance first came into operation in Kanagawa Prefecture,
west of Tokyo, in April 2010. A 70% small-scale restaurant, cafe and bar were excluded from this law.
For the rest of 30% relatively large-scale firms, it was requested to select the all non-smoking or with
a separate smoking room in their hospitality facilities. This first ordinance to control smoking caused
a significant adverse effect to the policy of the central government. It abandoned completely the total
smoking ban in an indoor public space. Instead, it newly enacted an official financial aid to create a
smoking room inside of building. The subsidy rate was 25% of construction cost of smoking room. In May
2013, the government increased the rate to 50%, to assist to build a smoking room in restaurants and
bars as well. This is completely different government policy against many other advanced countries, in
which a total smoking ban is enforced in the hospitality firms. This book was written on the history of
smoking control, how and what it happened in the Japanese society.

「一匹狼の国」: The book has been sold out; however, if you are lucky, you may buy it on line.



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Special Note: 日本語表示

 Russia unduly occupies our Northern Territories of Japan.
 Smoke-free hotels in Japan
  Domestic travel in Japan
 WHO: Smoking should be banned in all public spaces.
 World population: seven billion v.s. Declining birth rate in Japan
 Nobody in the earth can destroy the natural beauty of the land.
 Stop merging war criminals and war victims at Yasukuni Shrine.
 Tax saving's rental housing is mushrooming.

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