Headlines Tagged with Japan — 2,216 headlines found
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
Jul 31, 2014 Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jul 31, 2014 17:19
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.
Aug 25, 2013 Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Aug 26, 2013 16:53
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
Jun 21, 2013 4-traders.com (fr)
added Jun 21, 2013 10:27
Nearly 80 percent of respondents to a Cabinet Office survey think the legal age for drinking and smoking should remain at 20.
Sep 8, 2012 Japan Times (jp)
added Sep 18, 2012 01:51
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.
Jul 30, 2012 Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 30, 2012 14:54
“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.
Jun 12, 2012 RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Jun 12, 2012 10:56
May 18, 2012 Reuters
added May 18, 2012 10:57
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.
Mar 23, 2018 Motley Fool
added Mar 23, 2018 19:16
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
Feb 19, 2018 Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 19, 2018 18:35
[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
Jan 30, 2018 Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:56