Headlines Tagged with Japan — 1,748 headlines found
Specially designed colorful ashtrays were recently installed on the streets of Shimokitazawa in Tokyo’s Setagaya Ward in a bid to reduce litter and improve the smoking manners of visitors to the area.
Nov 18, 2013 Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Nov 18, 2013 14:27
Japan Tobacco Inc said it will close four domestic factories and seek 1,600 job cuts through voluntary retirements as tax hikes, tighter smoking rules and heightened health-consciousness in Japan's ageing society eat into demand.
Oct 30, 2013 Reuters
added Oct 30, 2013 14:11
Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914) is cutting 1,600 jobs and closing four factories in the country as part of its plan to boost domestic competitiveness and profitability. The job cuts, or about 18 percent of the company’s workforce, will be made through a volun
Oct 30, 2013 Bloomberg News
added Oct 30, 2013 13:05
is cutting jobs and closing factories in its domestic market as it battles increasing taxation and regulation against a backdrop of ageing consumers. Although the cigarette maker’s Japanese business is profitable, the company on Wednesday said it would a
Oct 30, 2013 Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 30, 2013 13:03
Railway officials are touting their new high-speed magnetic levitated train, which are expected to begin operations in 2027, the first in the nation, as cutting the travel time so much that smokers can resist the need to light up. They'll have no choice,
Oct 19, 2013 Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Oct 18, 2013 14:02
Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914.TO) and its rivals are considering hiking some cigarette prices by up to Y20 per pack from April 2014 to absorb the impact of a sales tax increase, local media reported Wednesday.
Oct 16, 2013 CBS MarketWatch
added Oct 16, 2013 08:16
Lawson Inc., Japan's second-largest convenience store chain, said Tuesday it will strengthen its health-related business as part of a midterm strategy to tap into the growing number of health-conscious customers in the aging society.
Oct 8, 2013 Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 13, 2013 15:41
Oct. 8 article “Japanese convenience store chain going healthy“: I enjoy shopping at Lawson, but it seems blatantly hypocritical for the chain to launch a PR campaign that says the company is “going healthy.”
Oct 12, 2013 Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 13, 2013 15:38
Nicotine dependence, as indicated by the TTFC, is associated with increased risk of LC and is therefore an independent marker of exposure to tobacco smoking.
Sep 6, 2013 Annals of Oncology
added Oct 1, 2013 03:19
Analysis of more than 3000 individuals found that TTFC, a marker of nicotine dependence, was associated with both adenocarcinoma and squamous/small-cell carcinoma, with the strength of association varying by histologic subtype.
Sep 27, 2013 MedWire News (uk)
added Oct 1, 2013 03:17