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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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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
Forbes
added Dec 16, 2016 19:05
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VIDEO: Big Tobacco Wants to Turn Japan's Smokers Into Vapers

“Our goal for Japan is to switch every consumer we have to this,” said Paul Riley, who joined Philip Morris in Sydney in 1988 and became its Japan unit’s president last September. “For me, it’s like a no-brainer. The biggest thing is we know that smoking
Bloomberg News
added Aug 29, 2016 14:07
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[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco's Cigarette Sales Fall in April

In a disclosure to the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Japan Tobacco Inc said it sold 8 billion of cigarettes in April, down from the 9.2 billion cigarettes it sold in April 2015. With the drop in sales volume, Japan Tobacco’s domestic cigarette revenue during th
BusinessNewsAsia.com
added May 22, 2016 14:49
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[Asia, Japan] Ban on smoking in public facilities eyed

The government plans to introduce legislation to strengthen measures against secondhand smoke in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned. The legislation will oblige all public facilities, including
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jan 5, 2016 18:15
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[Asia, Japan] Cigarette sales hit new low in FY2014

Cigarette sales in Japan in fiscal 2014, which ended in March, dropped to the lowest level since such statistics began in fiscal 1990, according to an industry group.
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Apr 13, 2015 15:02
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Singapore] Olympic antismoking efforts in Japan run into resistance

However, one policy area is proving particularly problematic for the governor - smoking...Tokyo-to Tobacco Shogyo Kyodo Kumiai Rengokai, which represents tobacco retailers in the capital, said the situation should be dealt with by "improving people's man
AsiaOne (sg)
added Feb 11, 2015 22:17
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