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[Japan, Korea - South] The Tax Benefits of Big Tobacco's New Technology May Soon Flame Out

But in some places, that advantage may be going away. Japan and South Korea -- two critical markets for emerging tobacco technologies -- are considering raising the taxes on Philip Morris International Inc.’s heat-not-burn products, according to Exane B
Bloomberg News
added Oct 12, 2017 22:47

The launch of #glo in Sendai, Japan marks the beginning of a new chapter for BAT’s R&D programme

added Dec 21, 2016 22:45


With the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in mind, discussions are underway on measures to regulate smoking in public places in an attempt to prevent secondhand smoke. The smoking ban would include hotel lobbies, restaurants, stations and airport
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Nov 30, 2016 20:10

[Asia-pacific] BAT Takes on Philip Morris in Japan With New Tobacco Device

will begin selling its heated tobacco product Glo in Japan next month, ratcheting up competition in the country that’s become the foremost battleground for next-generation cigarettes. Glo, a silver device that resembles an iPod and heats tobacco without b
Bloomberg News
added Nov 8, 2016 23:54

[Asia] Electronic cigarettes proving a sellout hit in Japanese market

it has not been scientifically proven that these smokeless cigarettes do not cause passive smoking. The e-cigarette boom was triggered by iQOS, a product released by Philip Morris Japan K.K. Rather than burning tobacco leaves, the iQOS heats cigarettes i
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Aug 25, 2016 14:27

Update: Japan Tobacco's Fiscal Year 2014 Results

If I were living in Japan and personally used Yen as my functional currency I probably would buy the stock since it is well positioned to benefit from Yen depreciation. Since that is not the case I will pass up on JT as an investment
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Feb 6, 2015 11:58

[Japan] Chiyoda Ward increases financial support for indoor smoking areas

Tokyo's Chiyoda Ward, where smoking outside on the street is banned, has begun introducing measures to increase the financial support offered for indoor smoking areas -- with the first such location opening on Jan. 19.
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Feb 1, 2015 16:56

[Asia] Japan Tobacco's Full Privatization Worth Considering, Abe Says

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the government should consider selling its remaining stake in Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914) as the country debates raising funds to pay for a corporate tax cut.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Nov 5, 2014 10:36

[Japan] Taking cue from McDonald's, Masuzoe eyes smoking ban for all Tokyo restaurants

metropolitan government will consider putting a smoking ban in all restaurants in the capital before it hosts the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. "Japan is the only advanced nation where smoking is permitted at restaurants. We'd like to pass an ordina
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 17, 2014 07:11

[Asia, Japan] Tougher rules eyed for tobacco shops

The Finance Ministry will strengthen a regulation on opening cigarette shops in a bid to avoid excessive competition among retailers amid falling sales. After seeking public opinion, the ministry plans to introduce the tougher regulation in August. If r
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added May 31, 2014 23:56
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