Headlines Tagged with Japan — 2,113 headlines found
Japan must catch up with the rest of the world to protect the health of its people. We are appalled to read the recent decision by policymakers in the Nov. 17 story “After LDP resistance, health ministry waters down planned smoking rules at eateries and
Dec 8, 2017 Japan Times (jp)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:46
smoking will not be allowed anywhere in the building. What’s more, Skylark Group will prohibit employees from smoking anywhere between the building and the closest train station or bus stop. In other words, employees will not be allowed to smoke even when
Nov 28, 2017 RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Nov 28, 2017 20:38
Tokyo is considering a ban on smoking indoors in most public places. In this intensely rule-abiding country, some say changing smoking rules would test the resolve of many.
Nov 28, 2017 New York Times
added Nov 28, 2017 18:42
[Asia-pacific, Japan] Heat-not-burn tobacco products may be excluded from a planned Tokyo ordinance meant to rein in passive smoking, despite being part of the original plan.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government is considering excluding heat-not-burn tobacco products from the scope of a planned ordinance to rein in passive smoking, sources have said. The metropolitan government received a number of public comments opposing the
Nov 28, 2017 Japan Times (jp)
added Nov 28, 2017 18:42
The problem is that most restaurants and bars in Tokyo could fall under this exception...the health ministry’s reported compromise plan appears to leave open too big a loophole for the measure to have much effect.
Nov 24, 2017 Japan Times (jp)
added Nov 25, 2017 01:07
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
Nov 22, 2017 Bloomberg News
added Nov 22, 2017 12:48
Japan Tobacco Inc. has tapped Masamichi Terabatake, an executive at a unit controlling the cigarette maker’s international operations, to succeed President Mitsuomi Koizumi, sources said Sunday. The leadership change comes as Japan Tobacco, which holds
Nov 19, 2017 Japan Times (jp)
added Nov 19, 2017 15:34
[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: Hong Kong policy on heated tobacco products is baffling. Can we learn from Japan?
Its present approach to these heat-not-burn tobacco products is in contrast to the policies of the Japanese government, and I do not believe this is beneficial from a public health viewpoint. It seems that the administration has an agenda, that is, to of
Nov 19, 2017 South China Morning Post
added Nov 19, 2017 01:21
The ministry, which initially planned to ban smoking at restaurants excluding those with a floor space of up to 30 square meters, is now leaning toward allowing smoking at restaurants with a floor space of up to 150 square meters.
Nov 17, 2017 Japan Today
added Nov 17, 2017 19:11
Under the ministry's proposal, in principle lighting up would be banned in eating and drinking establishments except in dedicated smoking rooms. However, smoking would be permitted in places with total floor areas of 150 square meters and under, and 100
Nov 16, 2017 Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Nov 17, 2017 19:13