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[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

British American Tobacco keeps cool as it shrugs off currency hits and slow Japan

The world’s second-biggest cigarette maker, BAT, said it will still report good earnings growth in the full year, despite a currency hit and a slowing market in Japan for tobacco-heating devices. The Lucky Strike and Dunhill maker said that, if foreign
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Jun 14, 2018 12:31

Big Tobacco Faces Tax Reckoning in Japan on Hot New Devices

Japanese lawmakers are just weeks away from proposing changes that could erode tax advantages for Big Tobacco’s new hope: heat-not-burn products that deliver a nicotine hit without all the smoke and tar of traditional cigarettes. Changes in Japan may al
Bloomberg News
added Nov 22, 2017 12:48

[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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