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[Asia, Japan] Philip Morris International Proves That "Heated" Cigarettes Can Sell

The tobacco giant’s “heat-not-burn” products have gotten off to a solid start in major markets like Japan.
Motley Fool
added Jul 23, 2016 00:12

[Asia-pacific] FACT SHEET: Trans Pacific Partnership and Japan: Key Outcomes for Agriculture

Tobacco: U.S. tobacco exports to Japan totaled more than $260 million in 2014. Under the TPP agreement, Japan will eliminate all tariffs on tobacco, currently as high as 30 percent, in 11 years.
US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
added Nov 21, 2015 16:14

[Japan] Tokyo Governor Takes on Big Tobacco to Push Smoke-Free Olympics

Tokyo earned $1 million from an official Olympics-branded cigarette the last time it hosted the competition. Half a century on, Governor Yoichi Masuzoe is looking to restrict smoking before the 2020 Summer Games. “I want to do this,” Masuzoe said on a F
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Aug 21, 2014 13:30

The proportion of adult smokers stood at 19.7 percent as of May, down 1.2 percentage points from a year earlier and the lowest rate since the survey started in 1965. The number of smokers in Japan stands at about 20.6 million, according to the study pub

AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jul 31, 2014 13:53

[Japan] ROSS: The call to raise tobacco taxes and save lives

If the government of Japan increased the amount of excise tax on cigarette packs by 50 percent (to $4.70/pack) and 68 percent of the final retail price (to $6.90/pack), there would be 1.5 million fewer smokers, and 330,000 smoking-attributable deaths woul
Japan Times (jp)
added Jun 2, 2014 14:48

[Japan] LETTER: Cigarettes belie health campaign

Oct. 8 article “Japanese convenience store chain going healthy“: I enjoy shopping at Lawson, but it seems blatantly hypocritical for the chain to launch a PR campaign that says the company is “going healthy.”
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 13, 2013 15:38

Time to first cigarette and lung cancer risk in Japan

Nicotine dependence, as indicated by the TTFC, is associated with increased risk of LC and is therefore an independent marker of exposure to tobacco smoking.
Annals of Oncology
added Oct 1, 2013 03:19

MILLER: Have Japan's Anti-Smoking Laws Gone Too Far? Smokers Begin to Feel the Pressure

the Japanese government is pushing anti-smoking in a way that for many restricts individuals’ freedom, with some suggesting that laws should not be influenced by individual government members’ own pet hates.
RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Mar 30, 2013 19:01

Association of cigarette smoking with skin colour in Japanese women

Conclusions These data suggest that smoking is associated with a darker skin colour. If our findings are confirmed by further studies, they could be used in antismoking campaigns or by smoking cessation services.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 27, 2013 20:13

Japan's LDP to Postpone Tobacco Tax Hike

Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party has not included a tobacco tax hike in a preliminary tax reform draft for fiscal 2013 proposed Tuesday to the party's tax panel, the Yomiuri Shimbun reported in its Tuesday evening edition. (fr)
added Jan 15, 2013 13:09
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