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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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[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
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[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
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[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
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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
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[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
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[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
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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
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