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Can Japan Host a Smoke-Free Olympics?

Under the newly revised Health Promotion Law, Japan’s relaxed attitude to tobacco control — rated poorly by the World Health Organization (WHO) — will be confronted with tougher restrictions and fines. It’s the first time Japan will introduce anti-smoking
The Diplomat (jp)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:52
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Japan Tobacco Says Tax Increase to Jumpstart Smokeless Devices

Japan’s impending tax increase on traditional cigarettes may rekindle its stalled market for smokeless devices, according to the chief executive officer of Japan Tobacco Inc....said the new levies due to take effect in October will fall more heavily on tr
Bloomberg News
added Jun 15, 2018 08:44
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More than 100 organisations call on ILO not to renew tobacco industry contracts

130 public health and sustainable development organizations from more than 60 countries have called on the International Labour Organization (ILO) not to renew or extend contracts that currently tie the ILO to an industry whose products kill more than 7
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jun 7, 2018 23:10
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[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco to cut heated tobacco prices in battle with Philip Morris

Japan, where regular e-cigarettes with nicotine-laced liquid are effectively banned, has become the main market for “heat not burn” (HNB) products which emit less smoke and smell less than conventional cigarettes. The country accounts for over 90 percent
Reuters
added Jun 2, 2018 00:07
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH seen driving Japan Tobacco growth in Asia

Japan Tobacco Inc. said its acquisitions in Asia including the Philippines were expected to help drive volume growth by 4 percent this year despite the challenging environment in other markets. “Industry volume will remain challenging in 2018,” Japan Tob
Manila Times (ph)
added May 28, 2018 13:45
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Mighty to help boost JT’s international business

Homegrown cigarette brand Mighty will help drive the sales and market share of Japan Tobacco, Inc.’s (JTI) international operations, according to the company’s chief executive. While the global tobacco industry will remain challenging this year, Eddy Pir
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added May 28, 2018 13:44
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JT Group Sustainability Report FY2017

is now available. It includes some of the key contributions of JTI, its international tobacco business, in meeting the Group’s sustainability objectives. JTI’s most significant achievements over the past year include: 21,2% reduction in the Group’s ov
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Jun 1, 2018 05:04
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Plain Packaging on Tobacco Backfires Within First Year in the UK

In the largest public opinion poll of its kind since plain packaging was introduced, research found that UK citizens are concerned their government has imported a failed policy from Australia1 without fully evaluating the potential negative consequences2
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Jun 1, 2018 05:47
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[Canada] Canadian government ignores evidence and moves ahead with failed plain packaging policy

A study by Forum Research shows Canadians believe requiring plain packaging for cigarettes is an unnecessary waste of government resources. The research, commissioned by JTI, found that: Eight out of ten Canadians (81%) believe that 'Branding on product
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 14, 2018 13:21
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[Africa, South Africa] SA loses big as smuggling accounts for 23% of cigarettes smoked

In a report entitled Illicit Tobacco Trade in South Africa, released in March 2018, Japan Tobacco says this is because of the illicit industry’s high profit margins due to the non-payment of taxes, relative ease of production and movement and low detecti
News24 (za)
added May 5, 2018 19:30
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