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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Health ministry caves to LDP, shelves restaurant smoking ban vow

The health ministry on Friday decided not to include a pledge to ban smoking in restaurants in its long-term policy on cancer control, yielding to pressure from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party to leave the lax regulations intact. The Health, Labor a
Japan Times (jp)
added Jun 2, 2017 17:19
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: LDP should back Tokyo chapter’s lead on indoor smoking ban

But it is hard to believe the LDP is so foolish as to dupe voters in Tokyo to win the election. There is no reason why what the party can do in Tokyo cannot be done on a national level. The LDP’s Tokyo chapter should make serious efforts to persuade th
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:14
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[Asia-pacific] BAT's entry an opening salvo in smokeless-tobacco war in Japan

British company takes on JT, Philip Morris with rollout of new device / BAT's Glo heated tobacco device will be sold in at least 13,000 stores in Tokyo and Osaka beginning July 3. Palazzetti described Japan as the first battleground for heated tobacco pr
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jun 14, 2017 20:23
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[Japan] Here's Why the Worst Might Be Yet to Come for Philip Morris International

Now, though, competitor British American Tobacco (NYSEMKT:BTI) is looking to make its competing heated-tobacco product, glo, available in the island nation. That's setting BAT and Philip Morris up for a battle royal that could say a lot about the staying
Motley Fool
added May 31, 2017 18:24
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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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