Headlines Tagged with Japan — 2,215 headlines found
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
Conclusions These data suggest that smoking is associated with a darker skin colour. If our findings are confirmed by further studies, they could be used in antismoking campaigns or by smoking cessation services.
Jan 26, 2013 Tobacco Control
added Jan 27, 2013 20:13
Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party has not included a tobacco tax hike in a preliminary tax reform draft for fiscal 2013 proposed Tuesday to the party's tax panel, the Yomiuri Shimbun reported in its Tuesday evening edition.
Jan 15, 2013 4-traders.com (fr)
added Jan 15, 2013 13:09
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
Nov 19, 2012 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 19, 2012 15:26
Four new studies offer powerful evidence of the dangers of smoking and the health benefits of quitting or not being exposed to secondhand smoke.
Oct 29, 2012 Forbes
added Nov 1, 2012 14:38
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
Oct 26, 2012 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 26, 2012 05:35