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[Asia] 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. In the first decade after our company was privatized, new b
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Dec 29, 2015 23:14
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[Japan] Health ministry proposing more lenient secondhand smoke regulations

Business establishments (but maybe not the people) may now breathe a little bit easier as Japan's Health Ministry has proposed lenient regulations on secondhand smoke. Revisions on the Industrial Safety and Health Act backed by the health ministry on Feb
Japan Daily Press (jp)
added Feb 21, 2014 13:15
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[Japan] Smoking, now too uncool for school

Kitsuen (喫煙, smoking) could become an obsolete habit in Japan in the near future, as youngsters apparently now consider smoking dasai A recent survey by the … Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) shows that only 9 percent of kōs
Japan Times (jp)
added Sep 2, 2013 12:30
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[Japan, Hawaii] Air Force expanding smoking restrictions

Stars & Stripes
added Dec 15, 2012 20:57
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Japan's lower house cafeteria finally imposes smoking ban

Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added May 17, 2012 13:30
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[Japan] The Next C-store Tobacco Competitor: Manufacturers?

Japan as an area retailers should be watching. Japan Tobacco International (JTI) and Philip Morris International (PMI) are both opening standalone stores there as they introduce their new heat-not-burn products, which have been growing significantly — esp
Convenience Store News
added Apr 2, 2017 01:56
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[Japan] Health ministry calls for ban on smoking in indoor public spaces

The report—called the “Tobacco White Paper”—is the first revision of the current version in 15 years. In the report, the ministry for the first time categorizes the causal links between diseases and secondhand smoking into four risk levels, based on pas
Japan Today
added Aug 31, 2016 22:56
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Japan Tobacco lights up industry with new purchase

will buy the rights to the Natural American Spirit cigarette brand for its business outside the U.S. from Reynolds American for about 600 billion yen ($4.94 billion). Stock market players immediately rejected the deal, which involves a purchase price that
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Oct 31, 2015 14:40
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Smoking and survival after breast cancer diagnosis in Japanese women: A prospective cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

To improve the prognosis of breast cancer, breast cancer patients should be informed about the importance of smoking cessation in the clinical setting. Moreover, considering the higher risk of death for premenopausal patients with a long duration of smok
Cancer Science
added Jul 22, 2015 11:46
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EDITORIAL: Olympic flame gives Japan a good reason to not light up in public

The government should act swiftly... We will feel shame if we find Japan to be lagging behind many other countries in imposing a ban on smoking in public places when Tokyo hosts the Olympics.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jun 1, 2015 11:00
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