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[Asia, Japan] Bill brings ban on restaurant smoking

The government intends to submit the draft bill to the ordinary Diet session to be convened on Friday. The draft bill calls for a total ban on smoking on the premises of medical institutions and elementary and junior high schools. It imposes a total smo
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:52
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WAGNER: Japan’s New Smoking Law: A Breath Of Fresh Air

And how about trying to have a meal in a restaurant without breathing second-hand smoke? (2) Forget about it. I can’t tell you how many times my “no smoking seat” has been located 10cm from a smoking area in a restaurant. Like I said, it’s not working.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:15
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[Japan] Smoking at the time of diagnosis and mortality in cancer patients: What benefit does the quitter gain?

Because recent quitters may be similar to patients who stop smoking shortly after cancer diagnosis in terms of smoking duration, the latter may be able to decrease their risk of death, suggesting that smoking cessation could be part of cancer care.
Wiley Online Library
added Jan 14, 2017 19:35
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[Asia] Media sidesteps calling Japan Tobacco out on advertising conflicts

Japan Tobacco spends ¥20 billion a year on advertising, almost all of which promotes “manners.” The real reason, according to Sentaku, that Japan Tobacco buys space and air time is to quash anti-smoking reporting by making media dependent on JT-related ad
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 14, 2017 17:24
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[Japan] Gov't eager to stamp out smoking in public areas ahead of Olympics

Japan's health minister on Friday expressed eagerness to pursue the eradication of passive smoking ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, saying it is the government's "mission" to alleviate the effects of secondhand cigarette smoke. Emphasiz
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Jan 13, 2017 16:40
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[Asia, Japan] Restaurant industry opposes total smoking ban ahead of 2020 Olympics

At a meeting in Tokyo of industry organizations, participants expressed concern that a smoking ban would drive small businesses into the ground. They said Japan should aim to become a leading country in promoting separate smoking areas. The Ministry of
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 12, 2017 19:12
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[Japan] Smoking While Pregnant And After Delivery Still Bad For Baby

This time the focus is the kidney and the resultant damage. Researchers from Kyoto University in Japan set out to clarify the association between smoking during and after pregnancy in the home with the risk of proteinuria at age 3 years old of the chi
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Dec 31, 2016 16:52
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[Japan] Tough task to have smoking rules meet world standards before Tokyo Olympics

"Are you willing to be hit with complaints by foreigners?" the ministry's Health Service... hurled at Japan Food Service Association...how much the health ministry's smoking regulation plan can keep up with global standards depends on deliberations during
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Dec 25, 2016 17:49
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[Japan] Gov't eyes legislation to prevent secondhand smoke, penalize smokers

The health ministry is seeking to submit to a regular Diet session starting in January a bill aimed at preventing secondhand smoke by penalizing those who smoke at banned spots and others who fail to take proper measures to enforce a smoking ban, ministr
Japan Today
added Dec 24, 2016 23:52
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Kidney Damage in Kids

Researchers looked at test results for excessive protein in the urine (proteinuria) -- which is a sign of reduced kidney function -- in nearly 44,600 children in Japan who were followed until age 3. Among the mothers in the study, nearly 5 percent smoke
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 23, 2016 00:38
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