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1 in 8 Japanese women too thin, survey says

The figures reflect slow progress in the implementation of measures against secondhand smoke, despite growing calls to accommodate non-smokers ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Dec 10, 2014 11:59
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[Japan] DO E-CIGARETTES REALLY CREATE 10 TIMES MORE CARCINOGENS THAN REGULAR CIGARETTES? PROBABLY NOT, BUT THEY COULD HAVE THEIR OWN UNIQUE DANGERS

It's plausible that e-cigarettes have their own particular dangers and even that certain brands produce unusual amounts of formaldehyde or certain other carcinogens. It was a new-generation e-cigarette that produced those high levels of formaldehyde, Nat
Popular Science
added Dec 3, 2014 13:26
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[Japan, UK] High levels of toxin found in some e-cigarettes

High levels of cancer-causing toxins have been found in some brands of E-cigarettes. Health experts in Japan discovered high levels of chemicals including formaldehyde and acetaldehyde in the vapour produced by several types of e-cigarette liquid.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 2, 2014 07:02
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[Asia] Japan to investigate e-cigarette safety after formaldehyde findings

Safety debate re-ignited after one brand was found to contain up to 10 times more formaldehyde than conventional cigarettes
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 28, 2014 13:31
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[Japan] Gov't study finds carcinogens in nicotine-free electronic cigarettes

An expert committee of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare said analysis showed that for some e-cigarettes without nicotine, 110 times the amount of the carcinogen formaldehyde was detected compared to regular cigarettes after around five minutes o
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Nov 28, 2014 13:26
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[Japan] Carbonyl Compounds Generated from Electronic Cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

In some cases, extremely high concentrations of these carbonyl compounds are generated, and may contribute to various health effects. Suppliers, risk management organizations, and users of e-cigarettes should be aware of this phenomenon.
MDPI AG (ch)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:09
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[Japan] E-cigarettes 'contain 10 TIMES more cancer-causing chemicals than regular cigarettes'

Higher levels of formaldehyde and acetaldehyde found in e-cigarettes Formaldehyde is found in building materials and embalming fluids Acetaldehyde is used in industrial plants to make acids and chemicals Research was commissioned by Japan's health minist
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:08
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E-cigarettes contain up to 10 times carcinogens: Japan research

AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:06
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[Japan] Report: Risk Of Cancer From Some E-Cigarettes

Some e-cigarettes contain up to 10 times the level of cancer-causing agents found in regular tobacco, according to a survey carried out for the Japanese health ministry. The electronic devices, considered to be a healthier alternative to ordinary cigaret
Sky News (uk)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:05
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Camel Naturals to launch in Japan

Japan Tobacco Inc. said Tuesday it has announced the launch of “Camel Natural Box” and “Camel Natural Lights Box” – both of which have no added flavorings.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 26, 2014 10:51
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