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This Japanese company is giving employees who don’t smoke 6 extra vacation days

After a non-smoking employee submitted a complaint about how smoke breaks were affecting productivity, marketing firm Piala Inc. made a change to its paid time-off policy. The company granted non-smoking staff an additional six days off each year to mak (au)
added Mar 19, 2018 19:43

[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Measures against secondhand smoke insufficient

tobacco also imposes a heavy financial burden on the nation. In 2014, for example, medical expenses for smoking-related illnesses reached ¥1.49 trillion, accounting for 3.7 percent of the nation’s total medical bills that year. Financial stakes should not
Japan Times (jp)
added Mar 19, 2018 19:41

[Japan] Smoking tied to higher risk of hearing loss

Smokers may be more likely to develop hearing loss than nonsmokers, and the risk increases with each additional cigarette people smoke on a typical day, a Japanese study suggests. Researchers examined data on almost 50,000 Japanese workers, ages 20 to 64
added Mar 16, 2018 14:36

BRIEF-Rohto Pharmaceutical signs license agreement with Japan Tobacco

* Says it signed license agreement with Japan Tobacco Inc , regarding the exclusive rights to develop and commercialize JTE-052, which is used for disease treatment in the field of ophthalmology, in Japan
added Mar 15, 2018 22:56
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[Japan] Hearing Loss Joins Long List of Smoking Harms

"With a large sample size, long follow-up period and objective assessment of hearing loss, our study provides strong evidence that smoking is an independent risk factor of hearing loss," said study lead author Dr. Huanhuan Hu, from the National Center fo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 15, 2018 16:25

[Japan] Smoking could make you DEAF: The habit increases the risk of hearing loss by 60%, study finds

The Japanese results have been derived from data of more than 50,000 people The evidence adds to the growing list of known dangers of smoking cigarettes Scientists found the risk of hearing loss declines when smokers give up the habit
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 14, 2018 19:28

Cancer researcher sets up website on smoke-free restaurants in Japan

The site, which is in Japanese and called Quemlin... Chief researcher at the Osaka International Cancer Institute Yuri Ito, 40, likes to dine out and has been posting photos on her Facebook page of nonsmoking establishments she has visited since 2015.
Kyodo News Service (jp)
added Mar 14, 2018 16:49
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Smoking, Smoking Cessation, and the Risk of Hearing Loss: Japan Epidemiology Collaboration on Occupational Health Study

Our results indicate that smoking is associated with increased risk of hearing loss in a dose–response manner. Quitting smoking virtually eliminates the excess risk of hearing loss, even among quitters with short duration of cessation. These results sugge
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 14, 2018 15:23

[Japan] Switching from cigarettes to tobacco heating products reduces exposure to toxicants, tobacco industry study finds

When smokers switch completely from cigarettes to tobacco heating products, their exposure to certain cigarette smoke toxicants is significantly reduced, a clinical study conducted by British American Tobacco (BAT) has found[1].
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 14:52

[Japan] LDP approves antismoking plan with many loopholes

Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Thursday approved in principle the government's antismoking plan after the health ministry expanded the scope of exceptions from its initial plan to basically allow continued smoking at eateries. While the mini
Japan Today
added Feb 23, 2018 16:47
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