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Japan Tobacco to roll out e-cigarette next year

Japan Tobacco aims to start selling its Ploom Tech tobacco-based electronic cigarette in cities across Japan next year, it said on Friday, as it fights to catch up with bigger rival Philip Morris in meeting the growing demand for "vaping" products.
added Sep 23, 2016 15:07

[Japan] Health ministry panel: Ban all smoking in public facilities

A health ministry panel is calling for a smoking ban inside all public facilities, saying Japan’s effort to curb exposure to secondhand smoke is “one of the worst in the world.” The panel made the proposal in a draft of the “white paper on tobacco” conc
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Sep 1, 2016 16:07

[Japan] Health ministry calls for ban on smoking in indoor public spaces

The report—called the “Tobacco White Paper”—is the first revision of the current version in 15 years. In the report, the ministry for the first time categorizes the causal links between diseases and secondhand smoking into four risk levels, based on pas
Japan Today
added Aug 31, 2016 22:56

[Asia, Japan] Health ministry urges smoking ban for restaurants, other indoor spaces

A health ministry panel on Wednesday called for a ban on smoking indoors in public spaces, including restaurants. In a report, the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry linked passive smoking to a range of deadly diseases, saying designated smoking spaces
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 31, 2016 15:26

[Japan] Study: Passive smoking ups risk of lung cancer death by 30%

The finding marks the first time that researchers have presented scientific evidence of the relationship between secondhand smoke and lung cancer in Japanese nonsmokers. The team, led by researchers at the National Cancer Center Japan, concluded that se
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Aug 31, 2016 15:25

VIDEO: Big Tobacco Wants to Turn Japan's Smokers Into Vapers

“Our goal for Japan is to switch every consumer we have to this,” said Paul Riley, who joined Philip Morris in Sydney in 1988 and became its Japan unit’s president last September. “For me, it’s like a no-brainer. The biggest thing is we know that smoking
Bloomberg News
added Aug 29, 2016 14:07

Smoking and prevalence of nocturia in Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a post-hoc analysis of The Dogo Study.

In Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, current smoking may be independently inversely associated with severe nocturia.
UroToday International Journal
added Aug 28, 2016 20:22

[Asia, Japan] TROUBLESHOOTER / Father-in-law’s secondhand smoke may affect baby’s health

let me suggest you directly explain to him the risks and ask him to bear these things in mind. I don’t think this will cause any harm to your relationship with him; you will be speaking as a concerned mother to a man who is already aware of the risks of p
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Aug 28, 2016 08:05

[Asia] Electronic cigarettes proving a sellout hit in Japanese market

it has not been scientifically proven that these smokeless cigarettes do not cause passive smoking. The e-cigarette boom was triggered by iQOS, a product released by Philip Morris Japan K.K. Rather than burning tobacco leaves, the iQOS heats cigarettes i
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Aug 25, 2016 14:27

[Asia-pacific, Japan] Clean Olympics: Governor Koike targets smoking for Tokyo Games

Tokyo’s new governor said she is willing to take measures to prevent passive smoking in the capital ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. “Tokyo, as the host of the Games, should establish a system on its own,” Yuriko Koike said in an interv
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Aug 10, 2016 12:23
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