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[Japan] More evidence smoking raises risk of death from breast cancer

Long-time smokers may face an increased risk of death if they develop breast cancer, according to a Japanese study that adds to a growing body of evidence highlighting the lethal effects of cigarettes. Among more than 800 women with breast cancer, those
Reuters
added Jul 22, 2015 11:44
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[Taiwan] Video of man "posing as a Japanese" while smoking on Taipei subway leaves Asia confused

A curious video uploaded to YouTube late last week has been raising eyebrows across Asia today, but perhaps not for the reasons it was originally shot. In it, we see a man smoking a cigarette on the subway in Taipei, mouthing off to those around him after
RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Dec 16, 2013 22:19
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[Japan] LETTER: Australia's declining smoking rate

Joseph Jaworski, in his April 21 letter, "Consequences of health planning," claims that the Australian public health campaign to reduce smoking and drinking has "resulted in an Australian public that is perhaps less heathy
Japan Times (jp)
added May 8, 2013 15:49
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[Togo] Japan Tobacco Buys Natural American Spirit's International Assets (Part 1 of 4)

(Part 2 of 4) Why Is Japan Tobacco’s Domestic Market Shrinking? (Part 3 of 4) Japan Tobacco Confirms Acquisition of Santa Fe Assets (Part 4 of 4) Reynolds American Collaborates with British American Tobacco
Yahoo! Finance
added Sep 30, 2015 19:10
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[Korea - South] S Korean grocers threaten Japan boycott

have issued an ultimatum to Japan: end your claim to a disputed set of islands in the East Sea or face a national boycott of your products. The boycott, which is expected to target brands such as Mild Seven cigarettes and Asahi beer
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 25, 2013 16:17
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Japan fifth in Bloomberg healthiest countries rankings

The Bloomberg news agency on Monday placed Japan fifth in its ranking of the world's healthiest countries, measured by average life expectancy, cigarette smoking rates, mortality and other factors.
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 16, 2012 02:29
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Japan Tobacco to shut plants, cut jobs as domestic demand falls

Japan Tobacco Inc said it will close four domestic factories and seek 1,600 job cuts through voluntary retirements as tax hikes, tighter smoking rules and heightened health-consciousness in Japan's ageing society eat into demand.
Reuters
added Oct 30, 2013 14:11
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Japan taking steps to discourage smoking nationwide

“We have freshly launched this fiscal year the second Health Japan 21 project. It’s to stop those underage from smoking and to host the committee of experts on tobacco and health upgrading to undertake various measures to deal with cigarette smoking,” sa
Japan Daily Press (jp)
added Jun 3, 2013 13:12
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British American Tobacco hit by tough times in Brazil and Japan

The British maker of Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike and Pall Mall cigarettes, said volumes were down 1.2% from subsidiaries to 517 billion, while organic volumes were 1.8% lower as a result of the overall industry decline.
Reuters
added Oct 25, 2012 05:45
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30 years of JT / Japan Tobacco president targets future growth

Mitsuomi Koizumi, 58, president of Japan Tobacco Inc., discussed how his company has evolved since its privatization in 1985 as well as its future strategy, in an interview with Yomiuri Shimbun.
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Dec 31, 2015 15:44
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