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[Japan] BAT Sheds Light on Glo

LONDON – As word that Philip Morris International’s “heat not burn” product has ignited consumer interest in Japan, PMI’s rival, British American Tobacco (BAT), has also chimed in on its own version called glo, having reported early success with its rece
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 27, 2017 23:33
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Smoker-friendly Japan mulls restrictions ahead of 2020 Olympics

Smoking could get tougher in Japan ahead of the Tokyo2020 Olympics, as members of the ruling party outlined a bill to restrict the practice in public places, a report said Monday. Japan is one of the more smoker-friendly countries, with people often seen
The Nation (th)
added Sep 24, 2015 12:35
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[Asia] Japan Tobacco Said to Approach Buyers for Drink Vending Business

Japan Tobacco Inc. is exploring a sale of its beverage vending-machine business that could fetch as much as 100 billion yen ($830 million), people familiar with the matter said. Asia’s largest listed cigarette maker has approached potential buyers includ
Bloomberg News
added Apr 14, 2015 03:39
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[Japan] DO E-CIGARETTES REALLY CREATE 10 TIMES MORE CARCINOGENS THAN REGULAR CIGARETTES? PROBABLY NOT, BUT THEY COULD HAVE THEIR OWN UNIQUE DANGERS

It's plausible that e-cigarettes have their own particular dangers and even that certain brands produce unusual amounts of formaldehyde or certain other carcinogens. It was a new-generation e-cigarette that produced those high levels of formaldehyde, Nat
Popular Science
added Dec 3, 2014 13:26
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JAPAN TOBACCO* Caster line redesigned

Japan Tobacco has redesigned the packaging on six of its Caster products to "better convey the sense of refinement," while retaining flavour and taste
Tobacco Journal International
added Jun 25, 2012 13:11
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[Japan] Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco May Soon Light Up U.S. Market

aren't yet available in the U.S., but they may be soon, and their recent explosive growth in Japan suggests that they will also catch fire here / Japan is, at present, the only country where heat-not-burn cigarettes are widely available. The battery-power
MedPage Today
added Oct 13, 2017 01:17
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[Japan] A Story of Tobacco

In front of a girl with the traditional Japanese hairstyle, a small man on a desk says, "women descended from tobacco." The girl laughs at him and traps him under a glass. The angry man puffs on a cigarette in a pipe and blows smoke at the girl. The girl
National Film Center, the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo (NFC). (jp)
added Jul 21, 2017 05:00
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[Asia-pacific] Fight for New Cigarette Substitute Heats Up Japan: QuickTake Q&A

Some consumers, however, say vaporized nicotine doesn’t deliver the satisfaction or flavor they crave. Heat-not-burn devices are designed to do just that, and like e-cigarettes, without producing the smoke and tar commonly associated with the hazards of c
Bloomberg News
added Jun 26, 2017 12:55
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Japan Tobacco plans to quadruple smokeless tobacco output capacity by 2018: CEO

Japan Tobacco Inc (2914.T) plans to spend $500 million to quadruple its smokeless tobacco production capacity by the end of 2018, as it races against bigger rival Philip Morris (PM.N) for a larger share of the Japanese vaping products market. Global tob
Reuters
added May 29, 2017 18:55
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Strong Demand For Smokeless Tobacco In Japan

iQOS has witnessed phenomenal growth in Japan, since it was first launched, with a steady climb of its market share. During FY 2015, the iQOS launch was expanded in Japan to reach 60% of the adult smoking population, and the national roll-out was comple
Trefis
added Apr 12, 2017 20:47
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