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Japan's LDP to Postpone Tobacco Tax Hike

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. (fr)
added Jan 15, 2013 13:09

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

[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.
added Nov 1, 2012 14:38

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 today shows. . . . The Life Span Study (LSS) was initiated in 1950 to investigate the effects of radiation, tra
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 26, 2012 05:35

[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

[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

[Asia-pacific, Japan] ‘Life or death’: Tokyo pub owners fear impact of tougher smoking laws

Under an anti-smoking ordinance adopted by the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly last month, the 73-year-old owner of a small udon (wheat noodles) restaurant in the Takadanobaba district will soon have to make a choice: declare the entire interior nonsmoking o
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 10, 2018 17:46

[Japan] Big Tobacco’s Bet on a Smokeless Cigarette Cools ($$)

Big tobacco hoped a promising start for a new cigarette alternative in Japan could be replicated elsewhere, but slowing sales there have sparked concerns about whether smokers the world over will switch. Japan’s smoking culture and love of gadgets have
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jun 10, 2018 23:56

Japan Tobacco’s Push Abroad Offsets Weaker Domestic Demand

Japan Tobacco Inc.’s spate of acquisitions overseas is helping to stem declines in cigarette sales at home. Operating profit for the maker of Winston and Mevius cigarettes fell to 146.8 billion yen ($1.3 billion) in the three months ended March 31 compa
Bloomberg News
added May 1, 2018 19:21

[Japan] Tobacco Products Go Through the Looking Glass

The marijuana accessory was cited as having potential by many retailers—mostly tobacco-shop operators, with some also selling gasoline or convenience goods—at January’s Tobacco Plus Expo in Las Vegas.
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Mar 26, 2018 15:46
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