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Japanese convenience store chain going healthy

Lawson Inc., Japan's second-largest convenience store chain, said Tuesday it will strengthen its health-related business as part of a midterm strategy to tap into the growing number of health-conscious customers in the aging society.
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 13, 2013 15:41
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[Japan] Anti-Smoking Lobby Goes After Studio Ghibli's New Film

Studio Ghibli co-founder Hayao Miyazaki smokes. A lot. And so do the characters in his latest film, Kaze Tachinu. It's like nearly every character, save for the female lead, smokes in Kaze Tachinu. If you think about the 1920s and 30s setting, the exces
Kotaku (kr)
added Aug 14, 2013 12:36
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[Australia, Japan] LETTER: Weighing the costs and benefits

Secondhand smoke does pose a health risk to people who work in bars and restaurants that allow smoking, but those workers are consenting third parties. Many jobs are hazardous
Japan Times (jp)
added May 25, 2013 13:37
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Japan Tobacco: Received Approval For Anti-HIV Drug

Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914.TO) said Monday it has received approval to manufacture and sell its anti-HIV drug Stribild combination tablets in Japan.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 25, 2013 05:42
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Number of smokers in Japan increasing even in the face of rising prices

A survey made by Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare reveals that the number of smokers have increased in the country despite the sharp increase in prices due to a tax hike implemented in October 2010. The data from the survey show that the p
Japan Daily Press (jp)
added Dec 8, 2012 08:48
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[Asia-pacific] Top 5 Selling Japanese Cigarette Brands

One of the oldest cigarettes still being produced in Japan is the Golden Bat. They started being produced in 1906 and it is still a popular vintage cigarette without a filter. It is a rather cheap cigarette and not made of high-quality tobacco, so the ta
Insider Monkey
added Jun 27, 2017 15:02
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[Japan] For Marketers' Eyes Only: Roger Moore's Life in Ads

Philip Morris paid a reported $350,000 to have its Lark cigarette brand featured in "License to Kill," which starred Timothy Dalton as Bond. But the brand spread its money to other Bonds, including Moore for this two-minute Japanese ad set in Venice.
Advertising Age
added Jun 4, 2017 19:57
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[Japan] FELL: How does Big Tobacco see its future? Guest blog by Jonathan Fell

Chapman may well be overstating the extent to which growth in the global market for next-generation nicotine products is slowing, particularly if the success of Philip Morris International’s ‘heat-not-burn’ product in Japan is taken into account. He is al
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Nov 25, 2016 13:39
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Heated cigarettes negate tobacco's worst effects

The latest generation of heated cigarettes are providing an alternative for smokers looking to feed their habit without annoying people around them with the noxious odors and fumes associated with conventional smoking. They are also opening up a welcome n
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Nov 22, 2016 23:49
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[Asia, Japan] Health ministry unveils draft proposal to crack down on secondhand smoke ahead of 2020 Olympics

Under a draft proposal the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry compiled Wednesday, smoking will be completely banned indoors at public facilities such as stadiums, government offices and welfare institutions. At schools and medical facilities where minors
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 13, 2016 17:24
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