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[Asia, Japan] Smoking rate falls below 20%

Japan’s smoking rate in 2014 fell below 20 percent for the first time since such statistics began in 1965, Japan Tobacco Inc. said Wednesday. The rate decreased for the 19th consecutive year to stand at 19.7 percent, down 1.2 percentage points from the
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jul 31, 2014 17:19
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[Japan] Underage smokers admit to borrowing Taspo cards

About half of underage smokers admit to having borrowed a Taspo, the age-verification IC card used to purchase cigarettes from vending machines, to buy tobacco illegally, according to a recent survey.
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Aug 26, 2013 16:53
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[Asia] JAPAN TOBACCO INC : Japan Tobacco Rejects Hedge Fund's Proposals

Shareholders of Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914.TO) Friday voted down a set of proposals by a U.K.-based activist hedge fund, including a sharp dividend hike. The company, known as JT, has already expressed opposition to the proposals put forward by The Childre
4-traders.com (fr)
added Jun 21, 2013 10:27
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[Japan] Keep booze, smoking age at 20: poll

Nearly 80 percent of respondents to a Cabinet Office survey think the legal age for drinking and smoking should remain at 20.
Japan Times (jp)
added Sep 18, 2012 01:51
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Japan Tobacco Profit Jumps 83% on Revival From Earthquake

Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914), Asia’s largest listed cigarette maker by market value, reported first-quarter profit rose 83 percent as it recovered some of the market share lost after last year’s earthquake.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 30, 2012 14:54
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Have Your Tobacco Rolled By Sexy Women at Japan’s First “Shag Bar”, Smoking Friends House

“Japan’s first hand-rolled cigarette bar”, Smoke Friends House, opened in Shibuya earlier this month with the hope of adding a little refinement to Japan’s smoking culture.
RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Jun 12, 2012 10:56
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Japan seeks bankers to manage $5.4 bln Japan Tobacco sale

Reuters
added May 18, 2012 10:57
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[Japan] Will Philip Morris International Really Stomp Out Its Own Cigarette Business?

If Philip Morris can sustain the positive momentum from the earliest release of iQOS products and translate it into worldwide success, it could mark one of the most unlikely yet successful about-faces for major corporations in stock market history.
Motley Fool
added Mar 23, 2018 19:16
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[Japan, UK] Where there’s smoke . . . there’s BAT

This next-generation gear aims to offer a similar experience to puffing on cigarettes but with less exposure to toxicants. BAT is using Japan as a test bed for its heat-not-burn Glo range, which look like traditional cigarettes but are shorter and thinn
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 19, 2018 18:35
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[Asia-pacific] Japan to restrict heated tobacco use but give up on indoor smoking ban ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The government said Tuesday it plans to restrict use of heat-not-burn tobacco products but will give up efforts to impose a total ban on indoor smoking, backpedaling from its initial goals to prevent passive smoking amid industry resistance. Heat-not-bu
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:56
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