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[Asia] BREAKING: Suntory Strikes $1.2B Deal For Japan Tobacco's Drinks Arm ($$)

Per the proposed deal, Suntory would be handed two of Japan Tobacco’s popular beverage brands, Roots and Momono Tennensui. It would also snap up Japan Tobacco’s 70.5 percent equity stake in Japan Beverage Holdings Inc. — the No. 1 independent vending mac
Law360
added May 25, 2015 22:42
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[UK] Suntory to buy Japan Tobacco's vending machine business for Y150bn

Suntory Beverage & Food, best known outside Japan for its Orangina Schweppes business, said on Monday it would spend about Y150bn ($1.2bn) to buy the vending machine business and two beverage brands from Japan Tobacco, the world's third-biggest tobacco co
Financial Times (uk)
added May 25, 2015 22:33
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[Asia] Nearly half of e-cigarettes sold in Japan produce carcinogen in vapor

A health ministry research group found Thursday that four of the nine electronic cigarettes sold in Japan produce vapor with high levels of formaldehyde, a known carcinogen. A panel at the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry that received a report on the
Japan Times (jp)
added May 25, 2015 15:52
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[Asia] UPDATE 1-Suntory to buy Japan Tobacco's beverage business for $1.2 bln

For Suntory, the purchase, which is expected to be completed by July, pending regulatory approval, will fuel its growth ambitions. "We want to be the No.1 beverage maker in 2020 and we know it won't be easy," said Suntory Beverage President Nobuhiro Tor
Reuters
added May 25, 2015 09:35
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[Asia] Suntory Beverage Swallows Japan Tobacco’s Drinks Business for $1.2 Billion

Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd. will buy the soft drinks operations of Japan Tobacco Inc. for ¥150 billion ($1.2 billion) after the cigarette maker decided to cut its losses in the beverage business.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 25, 2015 09:33
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[Asia] Nearly half of e-cigarettes sold in Japan produce carcinogen in vapor

four of the nine electronic cigarettes sold in Japan produce vapor with high levels of formaldehyde, a known carcinogen. A panel at the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry that received a report on the findings said “negative health effects” cannot be rul
Japan Times (jp)
added May 23, 2015 16:54
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Japanese national caught smoking in Vietnam plane restroom in flight

The Vietnamese airline authorities have given a fine of US$185 to a Japanese national who was caught smoking in the rest room of a Vietnamese plane while flying from Japan to Vietnam on Thursday.
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added May 9, 2015 14:54
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[Japan] JT’s Consolidated Financial Results for FY2015 First Quarter

“In a challenging business environment, including currency volatility, our international tobacco business fundamentals remain strong, and pricing continues to be a key driver, reflecting the strength of our brands. Domestically, despite intensified mar
JT International (JTI) (Japan Tobacco) (jp)
added Apr 30, 2015 09:16
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[Asia, Japan] BASEEL: Smoking while walking near kids or wheelchairs? Why not just swing a knife around?

Enforcement is still lax, however, prompting Sibakiyo to voice her complaint in manga form. Hopefully this appeal to smokers’ ability to think of something other than their own pleasure will prove effective, but if not, and least one other anti-smoker has
RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Apr 28, 2015 19:35
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[Asia, Japan] Tokyo wards creating more indoor smoking areas / New subsidy system aims to strengthen separation of smoking, nonsmoking areas

To try to stop people from smoking on the streets, Tokyo’s Chiyoda and Minato wards have expanded their subsidies for setting up indoor smoking areas. To implement their plans, both wards have greatly eased the conditions set for granting subsidies to c
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Apr 28, 2015 09:06
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