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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Smoking caused 2 trillion yen in damage in fiscal 2015: study

mainly in the form of treating cancer and other tobacco-related conditions, a health ministry survey showed. “Tobacco has various effects not only on people’s health but also all aspects of society,” said Ataru Igarashi, an associate professor of medical
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Sep 19, 2018 17:22
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Singaporeans, take notice of Japan’s respectful smoking manners

Japan Tobacco... launched a campaign called “Smoking Manners” about 30 years ago, which aimed to help smokers and non-smokers co-exist respectfully. The campaign has infographics on running themes, which include:
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:48
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] S’pore can learn a bit about smoking etiquette from Japan

Japan still lags behind other developed countries on anti-smoking regulations, but they are polite... Japan Tobacco also tries to encourage smokers to be considerate to non-smokers by launching a ‘Smoking Manners’ campaign some 30 years ago.
Mothership.sg (sg)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:48
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Chiba city to submit anti-secondhand smoke ordinance that includes fines

An ordinance against secondhand smoke that bans smoking in principle at drinking and eating establishments that hire employees will be submitted to the Chiba Municipal Assembly, the Chiba Municipal Government announced on Sept. 3.
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Sep 5, 2018 00:35
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Japan Enacts Act to Partially Amend the Health Promotion Act

smoking is generally prohibited at facilities used by large numbers of people. Smoking will be prohibited in schools, hospitals, aircraft, taxis, buses, etc. Further, smoking will be allowed only in smoking rooms in other facilities used by a large number
Lexology (uk)
added Aug 30, 2018 18:55
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[Japan, Korea - South] Awareness, experience and prevalence of heated tobacco product, IQOS, among young Korean adults [FREE FULL TEXT]

were relatively higher than among their Japanese counterparts. Current IQOS users were more likely to smoke conventional cigarettes and/or e-cigarettes, which contradicts the tobacco industry’s claims that conventional cigarette smokers will switch to hea
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2018 17:31
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] British American Tobacco to raise prices in line with October tax hike

has filed for approval from the Finance Ministry to raise its tobacco product prices in line with the planned tobacco tax hike on Oct. 1, informed sources said Monday. If approved, British American, known for its mainstay Kent brand, will raise its produ
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 20, 2018 16:06
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Smoking-linked losses in Japan estimated at over ¥2 trillion

Financial losses linked to smoking are estimated to have amounted to 2.05 trillion yen in Japan in fiscal 2015, the health ministry says, with the majority of spending going toward medical expenses. Of the losses, smokers' medical fees added up to 1.26
Japan Today
added Aug 9, 2018 15:32
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[Japan] This Company Rewards Non-Smokers with an Extra Week of Vacation

Piala Inc., a company in Japan has decided to do something about smokers, after it is deeply ingrained into culture. After a non-smoking employee submitted a complaint to the company suggestion box about how smoke brakes affected productivity, the marketi
Rare
added Aug 9, 2018 17:09
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Smoking-linked losses in Japan estimated at over 2 trillion yen

Financial losses linked to smoking are estimated to have amounted to 2.05 trillion yen ($18.4 billion) in Japan in fiscal 2015, the health ministry said Wednesday, with the majority of spending going toward medical expenses.
Kyodo News Service (jp)
added Aug 8, 2018 19:16
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