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[Asia] Electronic cigarettes proving a sellout hit in Japanese market

it has not been scientifically proven that these smokeless cigarettes do not cause passive smoking. The e-cigarette boom was triggered by iQOS, a product released by Philip Morris Japan K.K. Rather than burning tobacco leaves, the iQOS heats cigarettes i
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Aug 25, 2016 14:27
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Clean Olympics: Governor Koike targets smoking for Tokyo Games

Tokyo’s new governor said she is willing to take measures to prevent passive smoking in the capital ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. “Tokyo, as the host of the Games, should establish a system on its own,” Yuriko Koike said in an interv
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Aug 10, 2016 12:23
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[Asia-pacific] Smoking rate for Japanese men falls below 30% for first time

Behind the drop were various factors, including an aging population, growing awareness about the health risks associated with smoking, tighter smoking-related regulations, and tax and price hikes, the company said. The smoking rate for women rose 0.1 po
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 28, 2016 17:37
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Slight increase in women smokers

The prevalence of smoking among Japan’s adult population fell from 19.9 percent in May 2015 to 19.3 percent in May 2016, according to Japan Tobacco Inc.’s annual survey. Smoking among men fell from 31.0 percent to 29.7 percent, while smoking among women
Tobacco Reporter
added Jul 28, 2016 16:55
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[Japan] Smoking effect on secondary bladder cancer after external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer.

these findings suggest that smoking history might be one of criteria to choose radical prostatectomy than external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer, and that age would not be a criterion for therapeutic selection in terms of secondary bladder cancer.
UroToday International Journal
added Jul 25, 2016 16:24
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[Asia, Japan] Philip Morris International Proves That "Heated" Cigarettes Can Sell

The tobacco giant’s “heat-not-burn” products have gotten off to a solid start in major markets like Japan.
Motley Fool
added Jul 23, 2016 00:12
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[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: With Tokyo Olympics on the way, passive smoking must be stamped DIt

In its basic policy for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, the government calls for reinforcing measures against secondhand smoking and is currently studying them in detail, including legislation. Effective preventive measures are needed.
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jun 29, 2016 00:25
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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
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[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
BusinessNewsAsia.com
added May 22, 2016 14:49
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[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
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