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Japan Tobacco rises on government share sale delay

Japan Tobacco (JT) shares jumped in Tokyo trade on Monday after the government said it would delay selling part of its stake in the former monopoly. Choppy markets and an election next month, which could see a change in leadership, were among reasons for
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 19, 2012 15:26
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[Japan, UK, Minnesota] The Research Agrees: Smoking Is Really Bad For You

Four new studies offer powerful evidence of the dangers of smoking and the health benefits of quitting or not being exposed to secondhand smoke.
Forbes
added Nov 1, 2012 14:38
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Smoking takes 10 years off life expectancy in Japan, not 4 as previously thought, experts warn

Smoking reduces life expectancy by ten years in Japan, but much of the risk can be avoided by giving up smoking, a paper published on bmj.com today shows. . . . The Life Span Study (LSS) was initiated in 1950 to investigate the effects of radiation, tra
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 26, 2012 05:35
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[Japan] Above-limit radioactive cesium detected in Fukushima tobacco, JT says

Japan Tobacco Inc. says radioactive cesium levels in some dried tobacco leaves harvested this year in Fukushima Prefecture exceeded the company's limit of 100 becquerels per kilogram.
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 11, 2012 05:10
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[Japan] Public to be surveyed on drinking, smoking age changes

Japan's National Police Agency is preparing to conduct a survey of the public about whether the legal age for drinking and smoking should be lowered from the current 20 years old.
Japan Update
added May 11, 2012 18:02
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[Japan, Korea - South] The Tax Benefits of Big Tobacco's New Technology May Soon Flame Out

But in some places, that advantage may be going away. Japan and South Korea -- two critical markets for emerging tobacco technologies -- are considering raising the taxes on Philip Morris International Inc.’s heat-not-burn products, according to Exane B
Bloomberg News
added Oct 12, 2017 22:47
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PRESENTATION: Prevalence and Patterns of Tobacco Use in Japan after the Commercialization of a Heat-Not-Burn Alternative (IQOS) to Cigarettes

Presented at 21st World Congress of Epidemiology...DOWNLOAD FULL PRESENTATION
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Sep 14, 2017 16:40
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Indoor smoking ban bill stymied by LDP resistance ahead of Olympics

Legislative efforts in Japan to address the public health hazards caused by passive smoking have been stalled by political bickering driven by the ruling Liberal Democratic Party.
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 30, 2017 12:05
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[Australia] Japan Tobacco Chases Marlboro Man's Maker in Smokeless Race

“It doesn’t feel like tobacco at all,” he said. Instead, the 38-year-old musician is considering switching to British American Tobacco Plc’s 8,000-yen glo, which he said tastes better. By next week, all three smokeless devices will be sold in Tokyo, vyi
Bloomberg News
added Jun 29, 2017 04:48
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[Asia-pacific] Smokers make up less than 20% of Japan’s population for first time, survey finds

In the government survey of people aged 20 or older in 2016, 19.8 percent of respondents said they smoke, down 1.8 percentage points from 2013, with the downward trend observed in most age groups for both genders. The percentage of people who said they
Japan Times (jp)
added Jun 27, 2017 14:49
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