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Japan seeks Zambian tobacco

JAPAN Tobacco (JT), the world’s third largest tobacco manufacturer has signed a contract with 7,000 Zambian tobacco farmers for the supply of raw tobacco to that country. Speaking during a question and answer session when President Sata met Japanese bus
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Oct 13, 2012 16:27
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ARNOLD: Japan needs more than apologies on insider trades

Handing responsibility for the sale of a $6 billion stake in Japan Tobacco to Nomura Holdings’ (8604.T) rivals after the bank apologized for leaking earlier share sales . . . Tokyo needs to make such leaks illegal and attempts to profit on them much more
Reuters
added Jun 22, 2012 15:32
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[UK] Takeover bid from Japan Tobacco on Imperial Tobacco extremely unlikely, Citi says

The chief reason is that Japanese laws require the government to maintain a one-third stake in JT. To circumvent antgi-trust legislation JT might buy 60% of Imperial, but that would push its leverage, in terms of net debt to EBITDA to near 5%, far exceed
Digital Look (uk)
added Apr 28, 2017 22:48
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[Asia-pacific, Europe, Japan, USA] WOLVERTON: Big Tobacco Eyes Easing Restrictions Via TTIP

a 14-page letter from British American Tobacco revealed fewer than five percent of the text. What was visible was little more than the written version of small talk...meeting with lobbyists working for Philip Morris...even the date was redacted!
The New American
added Sep 5, 2015 16:34
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[Japan] Smokers raising stink over JR Tokai’s plan to make maglev nonsmoking

Railway officials are touting their new high-speed magnetic levitated train, which are expected to begin operations in 2027, the first in the nation, as cutting the travel time so much that smokers can resist the need to light up. They'll have no choice,
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Oct 18, 2013 14:02
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Japanese fashion model proposes violent punishment for people who smoke while walking

Popular model Nanao has had enough of this, and recently aired her frustrations on her official blog. “If I run into a guy who’s smoking while walking, I make sure to shoot him a cold glare,” says the native of Saitama Prefecture. “Do these jerks think
RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Sep 26, 2013 05:10
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[Asia, Japan, Mexico] Let’s go to the museum / A salty saint, a smoking god

he renovated Tobacco & Salt Museum opened in its current location this April... Tobacco-related displays are on the third floor, with a reproduction of a shrine at the Palenque ruins in Mexico displayed at the entrance. Visitors are welcomed by a pillar t
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Sep 20, 2015 21:53
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[Japan] Philip Morris sues BAT, alleging patent breach

over its tobacco-heating device in Japan, the latest move by tobacco makers jostling for dominance over a promising new cigarette alternative. Philip Morris, which sells its own tobacco-heating device IQOS in Japan, is alleging that some features of BAT'
MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Aug 3, 2018 17:37
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[Japan] VIDEO: Big tobacco looks east to sell a new kind of smoking

The Glo store doesn’t look like a tobacconist. ...more like an artisanal coffee bar. But it sells Glo-branded white paper sticks stuffed with tobacco that — gasp! — you can light up and smoke. “It’s a new way to enjoy tobacco,” says Eda, grinning betwee
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 14, 2018 21:34
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Marlboro Man Takes E-Cigs Share on Japan Tobacco Supply Woes

Philip Morris’s iQOS beating Japan Tobacco in its home market / Production snags mean Japanese company’s Ploom has lost ground
Bloomberg News
added Feb 7, 2017 01:15
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