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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Health ministry ponders 2020 goal to eliminate secondhand smoking at restaurants, bars

The Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry is considering setting a goal of eliminating secondhand smoking at restaurants and bars by 2020, ministry sources said. The goal will be incorporated in a new basic plan on cancer control the ministry will implemen
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added May 31, 2017 17:18
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Pro-tobacco LDP clouds chances of indoor smoking ban in time for Tokyo Games

With the last day of the current Diet session looming, the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry has faced fierce opposition from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party in advancing a bill to curb passive smoking. In a bid to win support from pro-tobacco LDP
Japan Times (jp)
added May 31, 2017 14:48
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BAT's Glo Roll-Out in Japan Sets Up Three-Way War for Smokers

British American Tobacco is expanding sales of its heated tobacco device next month to Tokyo, just as former cigarette monopoly Japan Tobacco Inc. introduces its Ploom product there in a fight to gain market share from Philip Morris International Inc.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 1, 2017 03:05
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[Asia-pacific] British American Tobacco to expand 'glo' smokeless tobacco sales in Japan from July

British American Tobacco will expand sales of its "glo" tobacco-heating device to Tokyo and Osaka from July and roll it out nationwide by year-end, intensifying a battle with Philip Morris International for a share of Japan's vaping market. Big tobacco
Reuters
added May 30, 2017 23:18
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Japan Tobacco plans to quadruple smokeless tobacco output capacity by 2018: CEO

Japan Tobacco Inc (2914.T) plans to spend $500 million to quadruple its smokeless tobacco production capacity by the end of 2018, as it races against bigger rival Philip Morris (PM.N) for a larger share of the Japanese vaping products market. Global tob
Reuters
added May 29, 2017 18:55
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Group turning to SNS to support ban on indoor smoking

a group of about 220 people including athletes, professors and cancer patients are banding together to demand a public indoor smoking ban. Among those in the group are Dai Tamesue, a former world bronze medalist track-and-field star and actress Aki Mukai
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added May 25, 2017 15:58
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Editorial: Protect workers' health from secondhand smoke

In spite of his apology for his gaffe, Onishi defended his comment ...What is lacking here is consideration to people who can barely make ends meet apart from going out of their way to work in such environments due to government constraints on social sec
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added May 24, 2017 17:21
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Abe orders LDP to submit anti-passive smoking bill to Diet

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has ordered his ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) to submit a revision to the Health Promotion Act incorporating measures against secondhand smoke to the Diet during the current session.
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added May 24, 2017 17:18
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[Japan] For Marketers' Eyes Only: Roger Moore's Life in Ads

Philip Morris paid a reported $350,000 to have its Lark cigarette brand featured in "License to Kill," which starred Timothy Dalton as Bond. But the brand spread its money to other Bonds, including Moore for this two-minute Japanese ad set in Venice.
Advertising Age
added Jun 4, 2017 19:57
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LDP lawmaker Onishi claims cancer patient comment was misunderstood

"I intended to point out that cancer patients don't have to force themselves to work in places where smoking is allowed." He added, "I made the comment during a discussion on employee secondhand smoke exposure at restaurants, and I was not saying that can
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added May 23, 2017 12:55
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