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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Clean Olympics: Governor Koike targets smoking for Tokyo Games

Tokyo’s new governor said she is willing to take measures to prevent passive smoking in the capital ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. “Tokyo, as the host of the Games, should establish a system on its own,” Yuriko Koike said in an interv
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Aug 10, 2016 12:23

[Asia] Young Japanese to get expanded coverage for treatment of smoking addiction

The health ministry is taking steps to help more young people quit smoking, including expanding the availability of care and penalizing medical institutions with low success rates of treating such addiction.
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:37

[Asia, Taiwan] NGOs call for gov't action on Japanese tobacco plant

The John Tung Foundation has filed a petition to Japan's finance and foreign affairs ministries over concerns about the damage a Japanese tobacco company, which plans to set up a factory in Taiwan, may bring to the Taiwanese people.
The China Post (tw)
added Oct 12, 2015 20:12

[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

[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Lawmaker’s jeers directed at witness hurt dignity of Diet

We feel flabbergasted and enraged by his act of jeering, which disgraced the bastion of free speech, of which he is a part. Yoichi Anami, a Lower House member of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, heckled a lung cancer patient who was speaking at the
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jun 25, 2018 15:33
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