Analyses | Public administration and legal system | 2018-03-05 | Sing Tao

How to enhance tobacco control without hiring more law enforcers?



It has been said manpower shortage at the Tobacco Control Office has hampered tobacco control efforts. Some suggest that managers of smoke-free premises should bear legal responsibilities for allowing unauthorised smoking in their venues, which in turn increases the number of law enforcers. However, those in the business are worried that they would be charged easily. Are there other ways to enhance tobacco control apart from hiring more law enforcers?

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.