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[Asia-pacific] FACT SHEET: Trans Pacific Partnership and Japan: Key Outcomes for Agriculture

Tobacco: U.S. tobacco exports to Japan totaled more than $260 million in 2014. Under the TPP agreement, Japan will eliminate all tariffs on tobacco, currently as high as 30 percent, in 11 years.
US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
added Nov 21, 2015 16:14

[Asia-pacific] Dad in Japan arrested for forcing 2-year-old son to smoke cigarette

The father of a 2-year-old boy and his girlfriend have been arrested for child abuse after he posted a video on Facebook that showed him forcing the boy to inhale directly from a cigarette.
Japan Times (jp)
added Nov 17, 2015 17:24

[Japan] Kids get more cavities when they live with smokers

Compared to children in non-smoking households, kids living with smokers were more than twice as likely to have cavities at age three. Even when smokers in the home didn’t light up near the children, these three-year-olds were 50 percent more likely to h
added Oct 31, 2015 15:04

Japan Tobacco lights up industry with new purchase

will buy the rights to the Natural American Spirit cigarette brand for its business outside the U.S. from Reynolds American for about 600 billion yen ($4.94 billion). Stock market players immediately rejected the deal, which involves a purchase price that
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Oct 31, 2015 14:40

[Asia, Japan] Young may get help to stop smoking

To lower future medical costs caused by nicotine addiction and reduce the risks of cancer and cardiovascular disease, the health ministry has said it is considering expanding coverage to include a treatment program implemented in 2006. But getting peopl
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 25, 2015 09:22

[Asia, Japan] An interview with Tokyo Gov Yoichi Masuzoe

First, I don’t smoke. My idea is to separate the places where smokers can enjoy smoking...The only thing that we are doing is that, we ask restaurants to put a sign on the door saying if you can or can’t smoke. And we have to educate the people about how
Japan Today
added Oct 23, 2015 19:19

Secondhand smoke and incidence of dental caries in deciduous teeth among children in Japan: population based retrospective cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Exposure to tobacco smoke at 4 months of age was associated with an approximately twofold increased risk of caries, and the risk of caries was also increased among those exposed to household smoking, by 1.5-fold, whereas the effect of maternal smoking dur
British Medical Journal
added Oct 22, 2015 13:53

[Japan] Exposure to secondhand smoke linked to increased risk of tooth decay in young children

Although these findings cannot establish causality, they support extending public health and clinical interventions to reduce secondhand smoke, say the researchers. The level of dental caries in deciduous (baby) teeth in developed countries remains high
added Oct 22, 2015 13:51

[Japan] Passive smoking in babies 'doubles risk of tooth decay'

A study of 76,920 young children in Japan between 2004 and 2010 found that those who experienced passive smoking at four months were twice as likely to have one decayed, missing or filled baby tooth by the time they were three.
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 22, 2015 11:35

[Asia, Taiwan] NGOs call for gov't action on Japanese tobacco plant

The John Tung Foundation has filed a petition to Japan's finance and foreign affairs ministries over concerns about the damage a Japanese tobacco company, which plans to set up a factory in Taiwan, may bring to the Taiwanese people.
The China Post (tw)
added Oct 12, 2015 20:12
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