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[Asia-pacific, Japan] PESEK: The LDP’s tobacco addiction tells a much bigger story

the lost-business argument peddled by the tobacco-industrial complex, is bunk. As London, Madrid, New York, Paris, Shanghai and any host of global cities...This remains a puffer’s paradise, in part, because the Finance Ministry owns one-third of Japan Tob
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 10, 2017 01:09
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Smokers Feel Heat but Not the Burn -- WSJ

Three of the world's biggest tobacco firms are rolling out new, electronic tobacco-heating devices they say are healthier alternatives to traditional smoking, but feel more like puffing on a real cigarette. That is a sensation many smokers complain is mi
Fox Media
added Aug 9, 2017 13:55
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[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco lifts 2017 profit outlook by $45m

Japan Tobacco on Wednesday upgraded its forecast for operating profit in the year ending December by 5 billion yen ($45.3 million) to reflect an updated foreign exchange outlook and greater royalty income from an HIV drug. The company, also known as JT,
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:58
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[Asia-pacific] Politics is faster, more effective in Japan's capital, new governor says

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike...said she plans to introduce an anti-smoking ban in the Japanese capital before the 2020 Olympics. Efforts for a national ban on smoking in public died in parliament this year, opposed by many pro-smoking politicians in the L
Reuters
added Aug 7, 2017 12:09
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Institute of Economic Affairs

receiving funds from major tobacco companies whilst campaigning on tobacco related issues.British American Tobacco confirmed it had donated £40,000 to the institute in 2013... one of the three least transparent think tanks in the UK
Wikipedia
added Aug 7, 2017 11:50
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Japan Tobacco to buy Indonesian 'kretek' cigarette firms for $677 million

it has agreed to buy an Indonesian maker of "kretek" tobacco and clove cigarettes, together with its distributor, for $677 million, giving it a bigger footprint in the world's second-largest tobacco market. The announcement comes as Japan Tobacco has be
Reuters
added Aug 4, 2017 12:46
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Japan Tobacco cuts cigarette outlook as smokers shift to "heat-not-burn" alternatives

lowered its domestic cigarette sales forecast for this year as it sees more smokers defecting to "heat-not-burn" (HNB) tobacco products dominated by global rival Philip Morris International Inc.
Reuters
added Aug 4, 2017 01:45
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Japan Tobacco loses ground to rivals in next-generation vaping

admitted on Wednesday that it has fallen behind international rivals in a battle to dominate the potential $10bn domestic Japanese market for next-generation vaping devices... “It’s a pity we fell behind when IQOS and [BAT’s] Glo appeared,” said executiv
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 3, 2017 00:39
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[Asia-pacific] Nicotine pharmacokinetic profiles of the Tobacco Heating System 2.2, cigarettes and nicotine gum in Japanese smokers

The THS nicotine pharmacokinetic profile was close to CC, with similar levels of urge-to-smoke. This suggests that THS can satisfy smokers and be a viable alternative to cigarettes for adult smokers who want to continue using tobacco.
Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
added Jul 31, 2017 23:44
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Global players keen to boost heated tobacco production

Popularity in Japan prompts makers to push alternative devices using real leaf
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jul 31, 2017 23:09
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