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Title:
SMOKING AND QUITTING ROOM
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2020/050804
Kind Code:
A2
Abstract:
This invention relates to a smoking and quitting room (1) providing protection of passive smokers, encouraging smokers to quit and healthy and quality life for them and prevention of teenagers from seeing smokers, keeping them away from smoking as passive smokers and prevention of encouragement of them to smoke. In smoking and quitting room (1), instructive and smoking discouraging audio-visual broadcasting are given in high volume as it is in movie theatres and communication of smokers with each other is prevented. Identity details, GSM line numbers of smokers and number of cigarettes smoked a day are recorded and these details are shared with the related institutes (A). In addition, messages sent to smokers personally by related institutes (A) for quitting are sent to smokers. An entrance fee is charged for entering limited area (2). In addition to fee charged initially, an extra fee is charged for each period of staying in the limited area (2).

Inventors:
COŞKUNERLER DURUHAN (TR)
Application Number:
TR2019/050532
Publication Date:
March 12, 2020
Filing Date:
July 05, 2019
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
COSKUNERLER DURUHAN (TR)
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
DESTEK PATENT INC. (TR)
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Claims:
CLAIMS

1. A smoking and quitting room (1 ) having a limited area (2) used by smokers and separating smokers and non-smokers by enclosed structure, used in all areas and locations wherever needed such as public buildings, hospitals, military buildings, shopping centres, bus terminals, airports, city centres, stadiums, national tea houses, metro, metrobus, tramway stops, parks, open areas and others, providing protection of passive smokers, encouraging smokers to quit and healthy and quality life for them and prevention of teenagers from seeing smokers, keeping them away from smoking as passive smokers and prevention of encouragement of them to smoke, characterized in comprising;

❖ a payment unit (3) enabling smokers to enter the limited area (2) by means of credit card or a card specifically designed for the limited area (2), providing collection of a fee from smokers at initial entrance to the limited area (2) and also collection of an extra further fee for time stayed in limited area (2) from smokers,

❖ an audio-visual public spot broadcasting unit (4) having a structure like movie system and similar, preventing communication between smokers in the limited area (2) and broadcasting instructive and smoking discouraging audio-visual public spots broadcasting in high volume as it is in movie theatres,

❖ a data transfer unit (5) recording the smokers’ identity details and GSM line numbers when entering limited area (2) initially as well as the number of cigarettes smoked by smoker a day and sending such details to related institutes (A) and

❖ a mobile device (6) providing receiving messages about how smokers’ health is negatively affected based on number of cigarettes smoked by smokers, what good things that the money spent for cigarettes could buy and encouragement of smokers to quit and display of such messages and the pricing made for such messages to the smokers and so leading smokers to consider quitting smoking in order to avoid wasting much money.

2. The smoking and quitting room (1 ) according to claim 1 , wherein said limited areas (2) have instructive pictures, models and tests used to lead smokers to quit smoking.

Description:
SMOKING AND QUITTING ROOM

Technical Field

This invention relates to a room for smoking and quitting smoking, providing protection of passive smokers, encouraging smokers to quit and healthy and quality life for them and prevention of teenagers from seeing smokers, keeping them away from smoking as passive smokers and prevention of encouragement of them to smoke.

Present State of the Art

Present applications have smoking rooms for smokers. However, smoking rooms are designed only to separate smokers. The rooms have no effect on encouraging smokers to smoke less or quit and in contrary, they offer smokers opportunity to smoke at any times whenever they wish and thus cause increase in smoking.

Increase in smoking, smokers' visibility to teenagers in adolescence period and encouraging them to smoke all lead them to be smokers. Since present smoking rooms are not designed for giving up smoking, smokers’ health conditions get worse and they are unable to have quality lives. In addition, time wasted for smoking results in loss in country economy as workforce loss.

The smokers smoking in present smoking rooms are together and get socialise with each other and thus this chatting setting increases smoking rate. Present smoking applications do not have any visuals and publications for quitting smoking.

In literature patent application numbered TR2000/03723 discloses a method consisting of giving an effective and non-toxic amount of paroxetine or a salt or solvent acceptable pharmaceutically to person in need in order to encourage smokers to quit smoking or encourage them to reduce or re-starting smoking. Said application document does not disclose construction of a room used to protect passive smokers and encourage smokers to quit.

As a result, due to above described disadvantages and inadequacy of existing solutions, it has been necessary to make development in the related art. Purpose of the Invention

The invention has been developed with inspiration from existing situation and aims to eliminate the above mentioned disadvantages.

Primary purpose of this invention is to encourage smokers to quit smoking and provide them having healthy and quality lives.

Another purpose of the invention is to protect passive smokers.

A further purpose of the invention is to provide prevention of teenagers in adolescence period from seeing smokers while smoking, keeping them away from smoking as passive smokers and prevention of their encouragement to smoke.

Another purpose of the invention is to eliminate the time and work force spent by smokers while smoking.

Smoking and quitting room disclosed under this invention is designed in such way that communication of smokers with each other is prevented. Smoking and quitting room has audio-visual instructive broadcasting encouraging to quit smoking as it is movie theatres.

Identity details, GSM line numbers of users of smoking and quitting room are recorded and these details are shared with institutes such as ministry of health, green crescent, association for anti-smoking and similar ones. The number of cigarettes smoked by smokers a day are recorded. In addition, messages sent to smokers personally by related institutes for quitting are sent to smokers.

Entrance fee is charged for limited area of smoking and quitting room in order to reduce smoking. In addition to fee charged initially, extra fee is charged for each period of staying in the limited area. Thus, staying and spending more time in limited area by smokers is discouraged. So, the smokers are led to consider quitting smoking in order to avoid losing much money.

The structural and characteristics features of the invention and all advantages will be understood better in detailed descriptions with the figures given below and with reference to the figures, and therefore, the assessment should be made taking into account the said figures and detailed explanations. Brief Description of the Drawings

Figure 1 is illustrative overview of smoking and quitting room disclosed under invention.

Description of Part References

1. Smoking and quitting room

2. Limited area

3. Payment unit

4. Broadcasting unit

5. Data transfer unit

6. Mobile device

A- Institute

Detailed Description of the Invention

In this detailed description, the preferred embodiments of a smoking and quitting room (1 ) disclosed under the invention have been disclosed solely for the purpose of better understanding of the subject.

This invention relates to a smoking and quitting room (1 ), providing protection of passive smokers, encouraging smokers to quit and healthy and quality life for them and prevention of teenagers from seeing smokers, keeping them away from smoking as passive smokers and prevention of encouragement of them to smoke.

Smoking and quitting room (1 ) disclosed under the invention is used all areas and locations wherever needed such as public buildings, hospitals, military buildings, shopping centers, bus terminals, airports, city centres, stadiums, national tea houses, metro, metrobus, tramway stops, parks, open areas and others.

Time and work force wasted during smoking will be saved in country economy. The smoking and quitting room (1 ) of the invention will help elimination of such loss.

Smoking and quitting room (1 ), of which schematic view is given in Figure 1 , has a structure of having 4 sides enclosed and has a limited area (2) used by smokers and separating smokers and non-smokers by enclosed structure. Limited area (2) has instructive pictures, models and tests used for providing quit of smoking by smokers. Smokers wishing to smoke go to door of limited area (2) to enter the area. Limited area (2) door has a payment unit (3). Payment unit (3) enables smokers to enter the limited area (2) by means of credit card or a card specifically designed for the limited area (2). Payment unit (3) collects a fee from smokers at initial entrance to the limited area (2). Payment unit (3) also collects an extra further fee for time stayed in limited area (2) from smokers. Thus, staying and spending more time in limited area (2) by smokers is discouraged. So, the smokers are led to consider quitting smoking in order to avoid losing much money. Amounts charged by payment unit (3) will be used for construction of new smoking and quitting rooms (1 ).

Limited area (2) comprises a broadcasting unit (4) of a structure like movie system and similar. Normally, smokers smoking during smoking breaks offers cigarette to each in order to start chatting or conversation. Broadcasting unit (4) prevents communication between smokers in the limited area (2) and instructive and smoking discouraging audio-visual public spots broadcasting are given in high volume as it is in movie theatres. Thus, the smokers are discouraged to offer cigarettes to each ochre and to smoke more.

When entering limited area (2) initially, the smokers’ identity details and GSM line numbers are recorded by data transfer unit (5). Data transfer unit (5) send the information to related institutes (A) such as ministry of health, anti-smoking association and other organisations. Data transfer unit (5) also records the number of cigarettes smoked by smoker a day and sends such details to related institutes (A).

Smokers have mobile phone, tablet pc and similar mobile devices (6). Mobile device (6) provides receiving messages about how smokers’ health is negatively affected based on number of cigarettes smoked by smokers, what good things that the money spent for cigarettes could buy and encouragement of smokers to quit and display of such messages and the pricing made for such messages to the smokers. Display of pricing for messages to the smokers encourage smokers to quit smoking so as not to spend more money.