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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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Changes in Biomarkers of Exposure on Switching From a Conventional Cigarette to Tobacco Heating Products: A Randomized, Controlled Study in Healthy Japanese Subjects [FREE FULL TEXT]

This clinical study demonstrates that when smokers switched from smoking combustible cigarettes to using tobacco heating products their exposure to smoke toxicants was significantly decreased. In many cases, this was to the same extent as that seen when
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 17, 2018 08:29
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[USA] IQOS will probably not be as popular in the US as in Japan

ECigIntelligence analysts predict that PMI’s Heat not Burn (HnB) product iQOS, will do well in the US but when all variables are taken in consideration, it is not expected to reach the same level of success attained in Japan.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:56
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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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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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[Japan, UK] New ‘healthier’ way to smoke tobacco set to explode in popularity, experts claim - and it's not e-cigarettes

Study suggests heat-not-burn devices will overtake sales of e-cigarettes This is after their surge in popularity in Japan, the first country to sell them The first smokeless product became available in the UK last year and have entered the FDA-approval
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 13, 2017 06:27
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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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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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[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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