Headlines Tagged with Japan — 2,189 headlines found
Depending on the way in which they are smoked, the doses delivered from low-nicotine cigarettes can end up not being as low as their packages advertise, warn experts at a national health facility.
Apr 20, 2014 Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Apr 20, 2014 07:40
Japan Tobacco Inc. has applied for government approval to raise cigarette prices in April in line with the consumption tax increase to 8 percent from the current 5 percent, according to the company.
Jan 31, 2014 Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jan 31, 2014 14:46
Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914) is cutting 1,600 jobs and closing four factories in the country as part of its plan to boost domestic competitiveness and profitability. The job cuts, or about 18 percent of the company’s workforce, will be made through a volun
Oct 30, 2013 Bloomberg News
added Oct 30, 2013 13:05
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.
Oct 8, 2013 Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 13, 2013 15:41
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
Aug 13, 2013 Kotaku (kr)
added Aug 14, 2013 12:36
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
May 26, 2013 Japan Times (jp)
added May 25, 2013 13:37
Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914.TO) said Monday it has received approval to manufacture and sell its anti-HIV drug Stribild combination tablets in Japan.
Mar 25, 2013 The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 25, 2013 05:42
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
Dec 8, 2012 Japan Daily Press (jp)
added Dec 8, 2012 08:48
[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
The reason that cigarette sales have declined so dramatically this year is because Japanese smokers are making a rapid and notable switch away from a deadly combustible product to “heat-not-burn” products dominated currently by Philip Morris’ innovative I
Dec 19, 2017 Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 20, 2017 22:28