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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] 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
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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
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[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.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 26, 2018 15:46
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[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco taps exec from international division to be next president

Japan Tobacco Inc. has tapped Masamichi Terabatake, an executive at a unit controlling the cigarette maker’s international operations, to succeed President Mitsuomi Koizumi, sources said Sunday. The leadership change comes as Japan Tobacco, which holds
Japan Times (jp)
added Nov 19, 2017 15:34
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[Japan] BIRR: CIGARETTE SALES CRATER AS SMOKERS CHOOSE ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGIES IN ASIAN MARKETS

Cigarette sales are plummeting in Japan at an “unprecedented” rate as smokers turn in droves to alternative technologies that drastically cut health risks... Japan Tobacco Inc. revealed Wednesday the company is expecting a massive decline in cigarette
Daily Vaper (Daily Caller)
added Nov 7, 2017 05:02
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Non-smokers get six days extra paid leave to make up for smokers' cigarette breaks at Japanese firm

A Japanese company is granting non-smoking employees an extra six days of paid holidays a year after they complained that they were working more than staff who took time off for cigarette breaks. Tokyo-based marketing firm Piala Inc. only introduced the
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:52
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[Canada, Japan] Heat-not-burn tobacco: The emerging smoking trend that has experts worried

Heat-not-burn products exist in Canada now, but the popularity is just beginning to grow, says Dr. Matthew Stanbrook, a specialist in respirology at Toronto Western Hospital. “It’s in the midst of gaining popularity but it’s still fairly low-key,” he sa
Global News (ca)
added Oct 18, 2017 15:40
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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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