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[Asia, Japan] Passive smoking triples men’s gum disease risk: survey

Passive smoking raises the risk of periodontal disease for nonsmoking men by about 3.1 to 3.6 times, compared with men in smoke-free environments... The survey found that 11 out of 30 male nonsmokers exposed to secondhand smoke at home had severe periodon
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 26, 2015 11:37

Japan Tobacco Lifts 2015 Forecast on Vending Machine Sale

raised its annual profit target by 22 percent as the sale of its vending machine units is expected to boost earnings. Net income will probably be 471 billion yen ($3.8 billion) for the year through December, compared with its previous forecast of 387 bill
Bloomberg News
added Aug 3, 2015 16:04

Smoking and survival after breast cancer diagnosis in Japanese women: A prospective cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

To improve the prognosis of breast cancer, breast cancer patients should be informed about the importance of smoking cessation in the clinical setting. Moreover, considering the higher risk of death for premenopausal patients with a long duration of smok
Cancer Science
added Jul 22, 2015 11:46

[Japan] More evidence smoking raises risk of death from breast cancer

Long-time smokers may face an increased risk of death if they develop breast cancer, according to a Japanese study that adds to a growing body of evidence highlighting the lethal effects of cigarettes. Among more than 800 women with breast cancer, those
added Jul 22, 2015 11:44

[Asia-pacific] Japan MOF panel urges govt to keep stake in Japan Tobacco for now

Aso's advisory panel urged the government on Monday to keep its stake in Japan Tobacco Inc for now, a move that would alter a plan to use revenue from share sales for funding the cost of post-earthquake reconstruction.
added Jun 22, 2015 20:43

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Activist Hedge Fund Profits in Private as Japan Tobacco Says No

Though it lost every proxy fight, the Children’s Investment Fund claims a list of wins. Japan Tobacco Inc. boosted its payout ratio and said it would exit its beverage businesses. The state sold some of its stake. Since May 2011, the month the fund says i
Bloomberg News
added Jun 21, 2015 17:09

[Asia, China, Japan, New York] The smoking ban: Is it a drag? Smokers weigh in on anti-smoking laws in three international cities

In another international metropolis, Tokyo, where the smoking ban policy is also strict, some smokers are having a hard time. Kouu Ikou, a 25-year-old electrical engineer working in the downtown area of Tokyo who usually flies to Beijing for business tr
Global Times (cn)
added Jun 9, 2015 09:29

EDITORIAL: Olympic flame gives Japan a good reason to not light up in public

The government should act swiftly... We will feel shame if we find Japan to be lagging behind many other countries in imposing a ban on smoking in public places when Tokyo hosts the Olympics.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jun 1, 2015 11:00

[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
added May 25, 2015 22:42

[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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