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Nonsmoking employees get 6 extra days off at Japanese company

A Japanese company is giving its nonsmoking employees an extra six days off a year after workers complained about colleagues’ smoke breaks. At least 30 out of 120 employees at Piala Inc,. a marketing company in Japan, are taking time off under the poli
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Nov 10, 2018 19:33

[Japan] Imperial Brands to invest more in vaping after beating estimates

is preparing to launch a heated tobacco product in Japan in the first quarter of 2019, its chief executive told Reuters. That would narrow the gap between it and bigger rivals Philip Morris (PM.N) and British American (BATS.L), which already sell vaping
added Nov 7, 2018 18:50

[Asia-pacific, Japan] Employment office refuses to specify jobs in health sector are only for nonsmokers

A request by a health organization to specify that its job openings for nurses and related occupations are limited to nonsmokers was declined by a local public employment agency after it deemed smoking "a matter of personal choice."
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Nov 2, 2018 07:08

In Japan, a glimpse at alternatives to cigarettes

tobacco companies are now transforming Japan into a battleground and test-bed for next generation smokeless alternatives to traditional cigarettes. Companies like Marlboro maker Philip Morris International (PMI) are seen as leaders in the race to effecti
Malay Mail (my)
added Oct 26, 2018 21:26

Philip Morris turns focus to Japan

is maneuvering to keep itself in business in a post-smoking world with an advertising blitz in puff-happy Japan and other tobacco-loving markets. One of the biggest purveyors of tobacco products, Philip Morris says making the world "smoke free" is its go
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 25, 2018 23:43

[Japan] IQOS 3 and IQOS 3 Multi: Global Launch

The most advanced heated tobacco system ever created by Philip Morris International has been launched in Tokyo, Japan – the world’s biggest market for heated tobacco. IQOS 3 and IQOS 3 Multi are the latest versions of the innovative IQOS system which he
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 27, 2018 18:03

Philip Morris woos puff-happy Japan for post-smoking era

One of the biggest purveyors of tobacco products, it says making the world "smoke free" is its goal. The company is renewing its effort to win over new generations of tobacco users to its iQOS devices, which heat tobacco without burning it. It's found a
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 24, 2018 16:58

Philip Morris woos puff-happy Japan for post-smoking era

It's found a warm welcome in Japan, home to 5 million of the nearly 6 million users of the product. "Japan is a country where people like innovation, like to experiment and try new products," Chief Executive Andre Calantzopoulos told The Associated Pres
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 23, 2018 17:44

Philip Morris aims to revive Japan sales with cheaper heat-not-burn tobacco

released cheaper versions of its IQOS “heat not burn” products in Japan on Tuesday as it tries to revive sales and ward off competition from other alternatives to conventional cigarettes.
added Oct 23, 2018 16:14

[Asia-pacific, Japan, Korea - South] Rolling tobacco in Joseon

When the American journalist, Frank Carpenter, visited Seoul in 1888, he wrote..."All Corean women smoke and the majority of them smoke pipes." ... American cigarettes were used exclusively at the palace, where large quantities were consumed making them
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 14, 2018 14:22
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