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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] Big Tobacco’s new cigarette is sleek, smokeless — but is it any better for you?

This isn’t the first time tobacco companies have trumpeted the arrival of a healthier cigarette. In the 1950s, they marketed filtered cigarettes as much safer, but that proved an exaggeration. In the 1970s, they came out with “light” and “low-tar” cigar
Washington Post
added Oct 22, 2017 22:02
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BAT's Glo Roll-Out in Japan Sets Up Three-Way War for Smokers

British American Tobacco is expanding sales of its heated tobacco device next month to Tokyo, just as former cigarette monopoly Japan Tobacco Inc. introduces its Ploom product there in a fight to gain market share from Philip Morris International Inc.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 1, 2017 03:05
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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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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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