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[Japan] VIDEO: Lung cancer group creates parody of 'PPAP' song for secondhand smoke awareness

Videos promoting the prevention of secondhand smoke using the internationally hit song "PPAP (Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen)" have been released by the Japan Lung Cancer Alliance (JLCA), a citizens' group whose members include lung cancer patients and their fa
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Dec 1, 2016 11:39
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JAPAN CONSIDERS SMOKING BANS

With the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in mind, discussions are underway on measures to regulate smoking in public places in an attempt to prevent secondhand smoke. The smoking ban would include hotel lobbies, restaurants, stations and airport
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Nov 30, 2016 20:10
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[Asia, Japan] Ahead of 2020, will secondhand smoke end?

consumer groups and nurse organizations called for strict regulations, saying, “Imposing penalties, rather than just urging efforts, is necessary.” Meanwhile, restaurant industry groups and others voiced strong opposition, bringing up arguments such as, “
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Nov 29, 2016 21:36
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[Japan] FELL: How does Big Tobacco see its future? Guest blog by Jonathan Fell

Chapman may well be overstating the extent to which growth in the global market for next-generation nicotine products is slowing, particularly if the success of Philip Morris International’s ‘heat-not-burn’ product in Japan is taken into account. He is al
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Nov 25, 2016 13:39
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Heated cigarettes negate tobacco's worst effects

The latest generation of heated cigarettes are providing an alternative for smokers looking to feed their habit without annoying people around them with the noxious odors and fumes associated with conventional smoking. They are also opening up a welcome n
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Nov 22, 2016 23:49
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[Asia] Record 40% of Japanese sleep less than six hours a day

The survey also highlighted the risk of exposure to secondhand smoke in restaurants and workplaces — which remains high despite the government’s aim of meeting global standards ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Japan Times (jp)
added Nov 15, 2016 17:08
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Holy smokes! Magician makes a cigarette and paper cup LEVITATE between his hands in front of a stunned audience

A smoking magician wowed an audience by levitating a cigarette and paper cup between his hands in front of a stunned audience. In the video, filmed in a public smoking room in Japan, he starts by making the paper cup float in the air, to the audible d
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 15, 2016 06:26
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[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Cutting down on passive smoking

Efforts should also be made to raise public awareness, particularly among children, about the dangers of active and passive smoking. Schools, local governments, communities and the media should strive to establish programs to effectively convey the heal
Japan Times (jp)
added Nov 14, 2016 15:25
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Japanese ministry orders smokers to take a hike

Bureaucrats at Japan's health ministry have been ordered to go for a brisk walk after their cigarette breaks in order to get rid of the lingering odour of tobacco. The smoking decree went into effect on Thursday, the Asahi newspaper reported, with staff
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 10, 2016 14:12
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[Asia-pacific] BAT Takes on Philip Morris in Japan With New Tobacco Device

will begin selling its heated tobacco product Glo in Japan next month, ratcheting up competition in the country that’s become the foremost battleground for next-generation cigarettes. Glo, a silver device that resembles an iPod and heats tobacco without b
Bloomberg News
added Nov 8, 2016 23:54
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