Headlines Tagged with Japan — 2,161 headlines found
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
Nov 22, 2016 Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Nov 22, 2016 23:49
[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
Oct 13, 2016 Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 13, 2016 17:24
The tobacco giant’s “heat-not-burn” products have gotten off to a solid start in major markets like Japan.
Jul 22, 2016 Motley Fool
added Jul 23, 2016 00:12
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.
Nov 19, 2015 US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
added Nov 21, 2015 16:14
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
Aug 21, 2014 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
Jul 31, 2014 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jul 31, 2014 13:53
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
Jun 2, 2014 Japan Times (jp)
added Jun 2, 2014 14:48
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.”
Oct 12, 2013 Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 13, 2013 15:38
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.
Sep 6, 2013 Annals of Oncology
added Oct 1, 2013 03:19
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.
Mar 30, 2013 RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Mar 30, 2013 19:01