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[Japan] Taking cue from McDonald's, Masuzoe eyes smoking ban for all Tokyo restaurants

metropolitan government will consider putting a smoking ban in all restaurants in the capital before it hosts the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. "Japan is the only advanced nation where smoking is permitted at restaurants. We'd like to pass an ordina
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 17, 2014 07:11

[Asia] McDonald's Japan Bans Smoking in Its Restaurants

“Our customers range from young children to elderly people. We aspire to create an environment where all of our customers can enjoy their meals,” a spokeswoman for the chain, formally known as McDonald’s Holdings Co.2702.TO -1.12% (Japan) Ltd., said Mond
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Aug 11, 2014 12:13

[Asia, Japan] Smoking rate falls below 20%

Japan’s smoking rate in 2014 fell below 20 percent for the first time since such statistics began in 1965, Japan Tobacco Inc. said Wednesday. The rate decreased for the 19th consecutive year to stand at 19.7 percent, down 1.2 percentage points from the
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jul 31, 2014 17:19

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Philip Morris loses 'activate' appeal against Japan Tobacco ($$)

World Trademark Review (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 16:55

The proportion of adult smokers stood at 19.7 percent as of May, down 1.2 percentage points from a year earlier and the lowest rate since the survey started in 1965. The number of smokers in Japan stands at about 20.6 million, according to the study pub

AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jul 31, 2014 13:53

Smoking Rate Drops Below 20% in Japan

The survey found that 19.7% of Japanese adults consider themselves smokers, a decline of 1.2 percentage points from 2013. Roughly 15.3 million men and 5.3 million women in Japan are smokers, the company said. The percentage of female smokers fell to 9.8
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Jul 31, 2014 08:58

[UK] Japan smoking rate dips, new research claims e-cigs are healthy alternative

The smoking rate in Japan is now below 20 percent of the population, a record-setting event that has not happened since the statistic began being kept in 1965. The smoking population is now on par with the U.S., with about 20.6 million smokers in Japan,
Tech Times
added Jul 31, 2014 08:09

[Japan] Alarming spread of e-cigarettes prompts calls for regulations

E-cigarette use is rising in Japan, and authorities have yet to even define the product and its accessories, leaving gaping questions about regulations on sales and age limits for users. The Pharmaceutical Affairs Law prohibits unauthorized sales and tr
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jul 1, 2014 11:26

[Japan] High court says smokers responsible for checking street smoking restrictions

Tokyo High Court on June 26 scrapped a lower court ruling that had let a man evade a fine for smoking in a no-smoking zone in Yokohama, saying he had a responsibility to check the local smoking regulations before lighting up.
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Jun 27, 2014 18:34

[Italy, Japan] Marlboro to Introduce Device That Heats Real Tobacco

Marlboro HeatStick, which heats tobacco rather than burning it, in cities in Japan and Italy later this year, with further expansion in 2015. The short, cigarettelike sticks are heated to maximum of 660 degrees Fahrenheit (350 degrees Celsius) to create a
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 27, 2014 14:53
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