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[Asia, Japan] Passive smoking kills 15,000 each year; women at twice the risk

The estimates, compiled by a study group of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, were released on May 31, which is World No Tobacco Day. The group estimated the annual number of deaths by comparing the risks of developing four kinds of diseases th
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jun 1, 2016 20:03

[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco's Cigarette Sales Fall in April

In a disclosure to the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Japan Tobacco Inc said it sold 8 billion of cigarettes in April, down from the 9.2 billion cigarettes it sold in April 2015. With the drop in sales volume, Japan Tobacco’s domestic cigarette revenue during th
added May 22, 2016 14:49

[Japan] JT net profit rises 40% on domestic tobacco sales

Japan Tobacco's net profit increased 40% on the year for the January-March quarter, lifted by demand at home ahead of price hikes and gains from real estate sales. The company, also known as JT, announced 145.4 billion yen ($1.36 billion) in profit for
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added May 2, 2016 19:20

[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco Profit Gains as Smokers Stock Up Before Price Hike

Japan Tobacco Inc. profit rose in the first quarter as smokers stocked up on cigarettes before a planned price increase and the company gained on the sale of real estate assets. Net income jumped about 40 percent to 145.4 billion yen ($1.36 billion) in th
Bloomberg News
added May 2, 2016 15:03

[Korea - South] Questionable Patriotism: Dokdo Soldiers Smoking Japanese Cigarettes?

After a rule change from the Korean army that opened cigarette sales on military bases to foreign companies, both the domestic tobacco industry and tobacco farms are up in arms. A total of 20 different types of cigarettes are supplied to the army PX. The
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Apr 14, 2016 16:54

[Italy, Japan] Marlboro Kicks Some Ash / Philip Morris makes a device to heat—rather than burn—tobacco.

Since November 2014 the company has set up about 10 such outlets in Italy and Japan where visitors can sample Marlboro HeatSticks... the company has 300 scientists searching for proof that iQOS may reduce the risk of smoking-related diseases.
Bloomberg News
added Mar 25, 2016 14:27

[Asia, Japan, Uae, Uae: Dubai] 'Secondhand smoke affects milk teeth of children'

A team of dentists in Dubai is considering dissecting the effects of secondhand smoke on the primary or milk teeth among children. The Gulf Today learnt about this when Dr Marwan Al-Obeidi was interviewed about the study “Secondhand Smoke and the Incide
The Gulf Today (ae)
added Mar 3, 2016 23:16

Tobacco price increase and smoking behaviour changes in various subgroups: a nationwide longitudinal 7-year follow-up study among a middle-aged Japanese population ($$)

We confirmed that the tobacco price rise was associated with increasing cessation and decreasing relapse concurrently. Furthermore, this price rise was associated with favourable smoking changes in nearly all population subgroups; a large differential imp
Tobacco Control
added Feb 16, 2016 09:51

[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco buys Brazilian cigarette distributor

JT bought all of Salvador-based Fluxo Brasil Distribuidora do Produtos SA for an undisclosed amount. Fluxo has nine distribution centers and offices covering all of the country's major states. It carried JT cigarettes before the acquisition and sell
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Feb 11, 2016 20:37

[Japan] JTI Again Certified as One of the Top Five Employers in Europe

The Top Employer Institute has once again recognized JTI for its exceptional employee conditions and outstanding talent development practices in the Europe region.
PR Newswire
added Feb 10, 2016 15:36
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