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[Asia, Japan] LETTER: Clamp down now on passive smoke

I cannot go to 10 or 20 restaurants trying to find a smoke-free venue. If Japan wants to consider its tourists as well as its locals who do not want to breathe in the multiple poisons in tobacco smoke, it needs to ban smoking in restaurants now and not f
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Philip Morris fearless about going smokeless

more than 2 million heater units had been sold, raising iQOS' share of the Japanese cigarette market to more than 4%. Miroslaw Zielinski, the company's president for Reduced-Risk Products, said the pace of market penetration is unprecedented.
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Oct 22, 2016 19:58

[Asia-pacific] Japan must aim for intl standards to block passive smoking damage

Aiming to prevent damage caused by passive smoking, the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry has compiled a draft of proposals to toughen control measures. The draft calls for total ban on smoking in buildings of government ministries and agencies, and on
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Oct 22, 2016 19:49

[Japan] Gov't eyes indoor smoking ban as early as next year

In response, the ministry has begun an investigation into the possibility of implementing an indoor smoking ban that would forbid smoking inside of restaurants, bars, hotels, and other service industry buildings. Violators would be required to pay a fine
Japan Today
added Oct 18, 2016 19:03

[Japan] Tobacco fails JT’s radioactive testing

JT said that following the Burley and native tobacco testing in 128 areas, the results from 126 areas fell within the JT standard value (radioactive cesium of 100 Bq/kg). They exceeded the standard value in two areas and JT said it would not buy this ye
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 18, 2016 15:41
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JT completes pre-purchase radioactive material testing of this year's Japanese domestic leaf tobacco

conducting radioactive material testing on leaf tobacco before purchase, with the support of tobacco growers. Testing of this year's Burley have now been completed, showing none of the leaf tobacco tested exceeded the JT standard value (Radioactive cesium
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 18, 2016 15:40

[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco fired up over National Cancer Center findings

“The conclusion that passive smoking increases the risk of lung cancer is scientifically proven clearly,” the NCC said in its latest online post, referring to JT’s earlier assertion casting doubt on a study by the center that concluded passive smoking ha
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:21

[Asia] Japan looks to totally ban smoking at public facilities ahead of Olympics

health ministry has proposed a total ban on smoking at public facilities including central and local government office buildings, hospitals and other medical institutions, and schools to help prevent passive smoking in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Oct 13, 2016 17:24

[Asia, Japan] Health ministry unveils draft proposal to crack down on secondhand smoke ahead of 2020 Olympics

Under a draft proposal the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry compiled Wednesday, smoking will be completely banned indoors at public facilities such as stadiums, government offices and welfare institutions. At schools and medical facilities where minors
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 13, 2016 17:24

[Asia-pacific, China] Japan Tobacco begins nationwide e-cigarette rollout next year

will expand sales of e-cigarettes to stores throughout the country starting in 2017 as their popularity soars in a market where smoking is in decline... JT's Ploom Tech heats up a liquid-filled cartridge just enough to generate vapor.
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Oct 11, 2016 17:04
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