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[Togo] Japan Tobacco Buys Natural American Spirit's International Assets (Part 1 of 4)

(Part 2 of 4) Why Is Japan Tobacco’s Domestic Market Shrinking? (Part 3 of 4) Japan Tobacco Confirms Acquisition of Santa Fe Assets (Part 4 of 4) Reynolds American Collaborates with British American Tobacco
Yahoo! Finance
added Sep 30, 2015 19:10

At 286 Times Profit, Japan Tobacco Bets Big on American Spirit

Japan Tobacco Inc. is making one of the most expensive deals in the tobacco world in a bet that more smokers, especially Japanese ones, will get hooked on Natural American Spirit cigarettes. On Tuesday, Asia’s largest listed tobacco company agreed to pay
Bloomberg News
added Sep 30, 2015 16:08

[Japan] Reynolds American Sells Natural American Spirit Assets for $5 Billion

The deal is “an excellent opportunity” for JT to strengthen its tobacco sales growth, particularly in Japan, where Natural American Spirit has strong support from urban adult smokers, its President Mitsuomi Koizumi said in a statement Tuesday. The all-ca
Bloomberg News
added Sep 29, 2015 09:12

[Asia, Asia-pacific] UPDATE 1-Japan Tobacco in talks to buy Reynolds assets worth $5 bln -Bloomberg

Japan Tobacco Inc is in advanced talks to buy assets worth about $5 billion from Reynolds American Inc, including some of the Natural American Spirit tobacco brand, Bloomberg reported on Thursday. The talks could still fall apart and the size of the deal
added Sep 25, 2015 14:57

Smoker-friendly Japan mulls restrictions ahead of 2020 Olympics

Smoking could get tougher in Japan ahead of the Tokyo2020 Olympics, as members of the ruling party outlined a bill to restrict the practice in public places, a report said Monday. Japan is one of the more smoker-friendly countries, with people often seen
The Nation (th)
added Sep 24, 2015 12:35

[Asia, Japan] LDP groups outlines plans for tighter smoking laws ahead of 2020 Games

A group of lawmakers in the ruling Liberal Democratic Party has outlined a bill to ban or segregate smoking in public places ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. The group, headed by Akiko Santo, a former vice president of the House of
Japan Times (jp)
added Sep 24, 2015 12:34

[Asia, Japan] BOLEY: Smoke and mirrors in the debate over e-cigarettes

emit nothing more noxious than water vapor. ..Why give up a promising means of getting smokers to switch to something now seen to be "at least 95% safer than cigarettes,"...John Boley is co-founder of, a Hong Kong-based consumer advocacy grou
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Sep 21, 2015 08:26

[Asia, Japan, Mexico] Let’s go to the museum / A salty saint, a smoking god

he renovated Tobacco & Salt Museum opened in its current location this April... Tobacco-related displays are on the third floor, with a reproduction of a shrine at the Palenque ruins in Mexico displayed at the entrance. Visitors are welcomed by a pillar t
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Sep 20, 2015 21:53

[Asia-pacific, Europe, Japan, USA] WOLVERTON: Big Tobacco Eyes Easing Restrictions Via TTIP

a 14-page letter from British American Tobacco revealed fewer than five percent of the text. What was visible was little more than the written version of small talk...meeting with lobbyists working for Philip Morris...even the date was redacted!
The New American
added Sep 5, 2015 16:34

[Asia, Japan] Passive smoking triples men’s gum disease risk: survey

Passive smoking raises the risk of periodontal disease for nonsmoking men by about 3.1 to 3.6 times, compared with men in smoke-free environments... The survey found that 11 out of 30 male nonsmokers exposed to secondhand smoke at home had severe periodon
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 26, 2015 11:37
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