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[Asia, China, Japan, New York] The smoking ban: Is it a drag? Smokers weigh in on anti-smoking laws in three international cities

In another international metropolis, Tokyo, where the smoking ban policy is also strict, some smokers are having a hard time. Kouu Ikou, a 25-year-old electrical engineer working in the downtown area of Tokyo who usually flies to Beijing for business tr
Global Times (cn)
added Jun 9, 2015 09:29

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco mulls raising some cigarette prices

Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914.TO) and its rivals are considering hiking some cigarette prices by up to Y20 per pack from April 2014 to absorb the impact of a sales tax increase, local media reported Wednesday.
CBS MarketWatch
added Oct 16, 2013 08:16

Japan Tobacco to launch two styles of snus

Japan Tobacco Inc. said Thursday it is launching two styles of snus under its Zerostyle smokeless tobacco line. The styles will have flavors of regular and mint. The products will go on sale at 150 retail stores in Osaka City in early August.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 14, 2013 01:19

[Japan] Wall Street Journal (blog) No Smokers, Please: Should Firms Ban Staff From Smoking?

hardcore non-smoking policy of Hoshino Resort Inc., a resort management company with over 100 years of history–10 of them entirely smoke-free. While the firm’s policy has been in place since 2002, it has recently sparked an intense debate on social media
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Nov 27, 2012 07:02

[Japan, UK] Tobacco giants gear up for legal battle against plain packaging proposals

The Department of health’s consultation on plain packs closed this week and both Imperial Tobacco and Japan Tobacco International have made it clear they are willing to go to court to defend the right to use their branding.
The Grocer (uk)
added Aug 14, 2012 07:32

Have your tobacco rolled by sexy women at Japan’s first 'shag bar'

there is virtually no tradition of hand-rolling tobacco, also known as shag. However, this could start to change as “Japan’s first hand-rolled cigarette bar”, Smoke Friends House, opened in Shibuya earlier this month with the hope of adding a little refi
Japan Today
added Jun 27, 2012 14:25

[Japan] 5 Things Philip Morris Management Wants You to Know

The commercial success of the iQOS heated-tobacco system has been encouraging, and the comments that CFO Jacek Olczak made following Philip Morris's most recent quarterly financial report reveal a lot about how the company sees itself in the future.
Motley Fool
added Sep 17, 2017 19:38

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Japan Tobacco Targets Smoker-Heavy Zones

“We want to establish ourselves in markets like Brazil, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Philippines, and grow sustainably to strength our business foundations,” spokeswoman Kana Miyauchi said via phone Tuesday, when it announced its largest Asian deal yet: paying
Bloomberg News
added Aug 24, 2017 14:39

[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco nears final deal for Philippines' Mighty

The deal would be JT's third-largest in the cigarette business in the past decade, trailing only the more than 2 trillion yen ($18 billion) purchase of British-based Gallaher Group and the acquisition of non-U.S. rights to a Reynolds American brand for a
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jul 22, 2017 21:00

Japan Looms As The New Battleground For Philip Morris, Sparking Innovation

The main reason for the choice of Japan by BAT can be considered to be the success garnered by Philip Morris in the region. The latter has reached an almost 5% market share, which is even more impressive when the limited sale, given the supply constraint
added Dec 16, 2016 19:05
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