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[Africa, Botswana] Gov’t to strengthen tobacco control laws

“The Government of Botswana in recognising that tobacco use is a health and development priority, has committed to strengthen national tobacco control laws by repealing the Control of Smoking Act of 2004 to be compliant with the WHO FCTC. The legislation
Mmegi (bw)
added Mar 27, 2017 15:26
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[Asia-pacific] Will Japan really get tough on smoking or is it just hot air?

“We also want to make a smoke-free Olympics and give foreigners who come for the Games a good impression of Japan’s attitude towards smoking.” Still, even these weakened restrictions are facing challenges as some MPs from the ruling Liberal Democratic P
Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 24, 2017 02:50
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[Asia-pacific] Japan’s bid to go smoke-free for 2020 Olympics faces strong resistance

It is unclear how stringent the restrictions will be given the staunch resistance from those in the restaurant and hotel industries who cater to smokers, as well as the country’s powerful tobacco lobby. The original proposal envisioned a ban on all ind
Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 22, 2017 14:13
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[UK] Tobacco giants in talks with cash-and-carry ($$)

Japan Tobacco International and Imperial Brands are considering the move, which would bolster P&H’s balance sheet amid unease among lenders about the planned £3.9 billion tie-up between Tesco and Booker, Britain’s biggest food and drink wholesaler.
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 21, 2017 14:03
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[UK] Tobacco Giants Smoke Out Rescue Deal For Cash-And-Carry Giant P&H

Sky News has learnt that Japan Tobacco International (JTI), which owns Silk Cut and Benson & Hedges, and L&B's parent, Imperial Brands, are examining whether to pump tens of millions of pounds into P&H in return for an equity stake.
Juice 107.2 (Brighton, uk)
added Mar 21, 2017 13:57
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] BAT says strong demand for 'glo' smokeless tobacco

said demand for its "glo" tobacco heating device overwhelmed supply in its Japan test marketing, as global cigarette giants shift focus to the new product category amid declining smoking population. The "heat but not burn" tobacco is rapidly gaining popu
Reuters
added Mar 17, 2017 16:11
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BENTLEY: Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco: The Next Wave Of A Harm-Reduction Revolution

A little-known tobacco technology, Heat-not-Burn (HNB), has the potential to slash smoking-related death and disease by appealing to the millions of smokers who've failed to quit using e-cigarettes and traditional nicotine-replacement therapies.
Forbes
added Mar 16, 2017 18:11
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[Asia-pacific] Japan’s tobacco lobby fires up as government pushes ahead with tougher smoking laws

Establishments can build a separate smoking room under the latest proposal. And places with less than 30 sq. meters of floor space would not be affected by the restrictions — excluding a huge number of establishments in space-challenged Japan.
Japan Times (jp)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:51
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[Africa, Zambia] Japan Tobacco International denies sponsoring farmers damaging the environment

has said it was the only tobacco company that was encouraging farmers to plant trees...that it was the responsibility and mandatory in the contracts with the farmers to be planting trees. On Tuesday, Chief Chanje threatened to ban growing of tobacco in h
Lusaka Times (zm)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:47
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Global $27.67 Billion E-Cigarette Market 2017-2022 with Philip Morris, Reynolds American, VMR Products, Japan Tobacco, Altria & British American Tobacco Dominating - Research and Markets

Growing health awareness, advancement in electronic device technology, smoke & ash less vaping are some of the factors driving the growth of the global e-cigarette market. In addition, change in lifestyle, e-commerce and various mergers & acquisitions be
Business Wire
added Mar 6, 2017 15:57
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