"the LOQ-course coming in medienhaus Mulheim on the occasion of the world non-smoking day on May 31 is the LOQ-course of the State initiative life without smoke" on 30 and 31 May 2012 in the Publishing House to Mulheim. Initiated and implemented the course from the ginko Foundation for prevention in the areas of the media House at synagogue square in Mulheim an der Ruhr. The LOQ-course comes as complementary prevention offer in schools and youth organizations in North Rhine-Westphalia has used health effects as serious smoking despite the increasing number of "never smokers". Smoking cessation is considered very difficult also because of over 4000 harmful substances contained in cigarette smoke. So 6 attempts are needed on average, weaning from smoking. In addition still 130,000 people in Germany every year die from smoking. "The LOQ-course consists of 6 stations where students in a playful way a lot on the subject of non-smoking" learning, new information,.
can laugh and shine with knowledge. "A component of the course is for example the station not smoking keeps young". This is with the help of anti-aging software"shows how smoke the aging process of the skin significantly accelerated. At the station of harmful cigarette "shows the individual ingredients of a cigarette by using different materials and objects. You can enter with classes of grades 5 to 7, where a sign in the ginko Foundation for prevention is necessary. To assist the parents in promoting non-smoking their children, course offered at the 30.05 to 19.30 an information event at the LoQ -, to everyday education questions about smoking"to answer.
A balloon competition held following the course will be carried out also in other towns and districts of North Rhine-Westphalia on the occasion of world no tobacco day. Mulheimer participants of the course can rise to the synagogue square at the same time the balloons in the sky! Each participant with advertises on them Creative slogan for not smoking. If the balloon together with the spell card is found, an exciting win beckons Finder and sender. "The State initiative on life without smoke" and the ginko Foundation for prevention have the target set itself, to promote not smoking and to reduce the use of tobacco to help children and young people. Was launched by the Ministry of health and Social Affairs NRW in close cooperation with the Ministry for school and further education North Rhine-Westphalia and the provincial health Conference North Rhine-Westphalia.