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[Asia-pacific] Smoking-linked losses in Japan estimated at over 2 trillion yen

Financial losses linked to smoking are estimated to have amounted to 2.05 trillion yen ($18.4 billion) in Japan in fiscal 2015, the health ministry said Wednesday, with the majority of spending going toward medical expenses.
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Aug 8, 2018 13:23
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Korea moves to enlarge warning images on cigarette packs

The Ministry of Health and Welfare said it plans to announce the measure in September or October to send a stronger message to smokers by expanding the size of the warning images from the current 50 percent of the package's exterior to 70 percent.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jul 29, 2018 22:44
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Japan] Following Tokyo’s lead, more cities eye tougher rules against passive smoking

Of the 20 ordinance-designated cities surveyed, Chiba, for example, plans to draft its own ordinance against passive smoking, and Hamamatsu, Osaka and Sakai are considering joining prefecture-level efforts to tighten related regulations, the Jiji Press s
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 29, 2018 22:35
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[Asia-pacific] Restaurateurs hedge their bets on Japan anti-smoking law

Large chains ‘need to be selective’ on which locations to make entirely smoke-free
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jul 27, 2018 05:36
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] In this tobacco village, smoking 'kretek' is rite of passage

In a tobacco-producing district in Magelang, Central Java, smoking has become part of the rite of passage for boys. The long-ingrained tradition, coupled with regional revenue from the tobacco industry, has made regency officials hesitant to send a stro
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 26, 2018 13:38
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] BAT launches new edition of glo heating device in S. Korea

consumers will be able to purchase the new edition of glo at the brand’s flagship store and nationwide convenience stores as well as via official web site from July 30. The second-generation glo device, which follows the preceding model that was launched
Pulse (kr)
added Jul 24, 2018 23:07
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] BAT Korea launches new HNB tobacco Glo Series 2

BAT Korea showcased Glo Series 2 for the first time globally during a press conference in Seoul. “Korea has always been a very important market for BAT. The size of our operation here and investment for years talk for it,” said Matthieu Juery, CEO of B
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tribunal upholds tax office’s taxation of Philip Morris Korea

Some 210 billion won ($186 million) in tax -- national and local taxes combined -- is to be at stake, depending on the results of the upcoming litigations on whether the top tobacco maker dodged taxes by manipulating its inventory records.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jul 23, 2018 12:32
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Puff chronicles: How Northern Mindanao smoke

the nationwide ban on smoking in public places. A year after...what transpired within the first year of implementation in Northern Mindanao may be a reflective opportunity not only on the efficacy of the EO, but how local governments enforce smoking laws
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jul 24, 2018 20:49
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Anti-smoking law just a small 1st step, given the global trend

Continuous efforts are needed to bring Japan closer to the international standards of smoking restrictions, which require a total ban on indoor smoking.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:34
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