Headlines Tagged with Japan — 2,116 headlines found
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.
May 24, 2017 Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added May 24, 2017 17:18
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.
May 23, 2017 Advertising Age
added Jun 4, 2017 19:57
"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
May 23, 2017 Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added May 23, 2017 12:55
A gaffe-prone politician of the ruling party sparked another outrage by saying that cancer patients “should not work” if they are concerned about secondhand smoke in their workplaces. Lower House member Hideo Onishi of the Liberal Democratic Party was r
May 23, 2017 Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added May 23, 2017 12:53
"Japan is backward in the formulation of policy based on evidence," noted Makiko Nakamuro, an associate professor at Keio University and a public policy expert. Since there is clear evidence of health damage from passive smoking, she pointed out, using t
May 17, 2017 Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added May 18, 2017 01:06
[Asia-pacific, Japan] Secondhand smoke cost nonsmokers over 323 bil. yen in medical bills in FY2014: research
As a result, the estimated number of those who would develop lung cancer due to secondhand smoke stood at around 11,400, and they would have to pay an extra 33.5 billion yen in medical bills. In addition, an estimated 101,400 people would develop ischemi
May 16, 2017 Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added May 16, 2017 13:57
The ruling Liberal Democratic Party has failed to come to a consensus over possible reform aimed at curbing secondhand smoke. At a sectional meeting on Monday, the LDP was unable to decide whether to adopt a plan proposed by the health ministry to ban i
May 16, 2017 Japan Times (jp)
added May 16, 2017 13:55
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike is contemplating a ban on smoking indoors at restaurants and public facilities in the capital to eliminate the risk of passive smoking and because of inaction on the issue by the central government. Koike said the anti-smokin
May 11, 2017 Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added May 11, 2017 19:11
The future looks hazy for a Japanese ministry's efforts to extinguish secondhand smoke in restaurants, as pro-tobacco factions in the ruling party cloud negotiations even though less than 20% of the country now lights up.
May 9, 2017 Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added May 9, 2017 14:33
Governments are clamping down on tobacco use as concerns over medical costs rise / Moves to restrict tobacco use have smokers and tobacco companies up in arms across.
May 8, 2017 Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added May 8, 2017 14:08