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[Japan] Here's Why the Worst Might Be Yet to Come for Philip Morris International

Now, though, competitor British American Tobacco (NYSEMKT:BTI) is looking to make its competing heated-tobacco product, glo, available in the island nation. That's setting BAT and Philip Morris up for a battle royal that could say a lot about the staying
Motley Fool
added May 31, 2017 18:24
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Electronic Cigarette Use and Smoking Abstinence in Japan: A Cross-Sectional Study of Quitting Methods

For effective smoking cessation, e-cigarette use appears to have low efficacy among smokers in Japan...follow-up studies are needed to assess the prospective association between e-cigarette use and smoking cessation. View Full-Text
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Apr 29, 2017 14:29
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[Asia-pacific] Philip Morris eyes price hike for most cigarettes in Japan

Philip Morris Japan plans to raise prices on around 80% of the conventional cigarettes it sells here, a rare step in the absence of a tax hike, as it tries to cope with a shrinking market by leveraging new technology. The company will file with the Minis
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Apr 17, 2017 18:10
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Proposed BAT acquisition of RAI gains Japan antitrust approval

Together with the previously announced expiration of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act waiting period, the conditions related to antitrust approvals required as part of the closing conditions to the proposed acquisition have now been sat
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Apr 5, 2017 12:33
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] BAT says strong demand for 'glo' smokeless tobacco

said demand for its "glo" tobacco heating device overwhelmed supply in its Japan test marketing, as global cigarette giants shift focus to the new product category amid declining smoking population. The "heat but not burn" tobacco is rapidly gaining popu
Reuters
added Mar 17, 2017 16:11
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[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco playing catch-up to Western peers

Japan Tobacco fell behind on the curve against international competitors when it came to the rollout of heated cigarettes, and now the company is paying the price in both its bottom line and the equity market. JT on Monday reported a 421.6 billion yen (
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Feb 7, 2017 17:55
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[Japan] Gov't eyes legislation to prevent secondhand smoke, penalize smokers

The health ministry is seeking to submit to a regular Diet session starting in January a bill aimed at preventing secondhand smoke by penalizing those who smoke at banned spots and others who fail to take proper measures to enforce a smoking ban, ministr
Japan Today
added Dec 24, 2016 23:52
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[Japan] Volumes down at JT but up at JTI

Japan Tobacco Inc.’s domestic cigarette sales volume during the nine months to the end of September, at 79.7 billion, was down by 1.9 percent on that of January-September 2015, 81.3 billion. In announcing its consolidated results, JT said its domestic s
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 31, 2016 17:42
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[Asia] Japan looks to totally ban smoking at public facilities ahead of Olympics

health ministry has proposed a total ban on smoking at public facilities including central and local government office buildings, hospitals and other medical institutions, and schools to help prevent passive smoking in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Oct 13, 2016 17:24
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[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: With Tokyo Olympics on the way, passive smoking must be stamped DIt

In its basic policy for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, the government calls for reinforcing measures against secondhand smoking and is currently studying them in detail, including legislation. Effective preventive measures are needed.
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jun 29, 2016 00:25
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