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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LETTER: Making a case against ban on public smoking

Is this the same WHO that repressed a 1998 study by the [IARC]...Is there a conspiracy here? As a mild smoker I wanted to find out what, if any, danger I was causing to others. I googled the subject and was overwhelmed with anti-smoking propaganda
Japan Times (jp)
added Apr 14, 2017 14:54
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Strong Demand For Smokeless Tobacco In Japan

iQOS has witnessed phenomenal growth in Japan, since it was first launched, with a steady climb of its market share. During FY 2015, the iQOS launch was expanded in Japan to reach 60% of the adult smoking population, and the national roll-out was comple
Trefis
added Apr 12, 2017 20:47
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Who wants to eat with diners who smoke, asks WHO official

A key World Health Organization official visiting Tokyo to press for a smoking ban in all public places said it is unthinkable in other countries to eat in a restaurant where diners were smoking. Douglas Bettcher, WHO director of the Department for Prev
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Apr 10, 2017 15:04
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[Japan] Taxation With Representation: Cravath, Jones Day, Weil, Paul ($$)

British American Tobacco PLC secured the clearance it needed from Japan’s antitrust regulator to proceed with its $49 billion takeover of Reynolds American Inc. British American is receiving tax advice in the transaction from Cravath...
Law360
added Apr 9, 2017 15:15
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[Japan] British American Tobacco's $49B Reynolds Buy Gets OK'd ($$)

secured the clearance it needed to proceed with its $49 billion takeover of Reynolds American Inc., as Japan’s antitrust regulator gave the deal the green light. Japanese authorities granted the transaction unconditional approval, Reynolds said in a stat
Law360
added Apr 9, 2017 19:52
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WHO: Japan needs anti-smoking law before Tokyo Olympics

Douglas Bettcher, WHO director of non-communicable diseases prevention, said Japanese smoking restrictions are far behind global standards and need to be updated because foreign visitors expect clean air while in Japan. He said partial anti-smoking measu
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 7, 2017 17:32
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[Japan] British American Tobacco's $49B Reynolds Buy Gets Go-Ahead ($$)

Japanese authorities granted the transaction unconditional approval, Reynolds said in a statement. The clearance was the last remaining antitrust hurdle to consummate the deal after the U.S. Federal Trade Commission assented to the takeover, the company
Law360
added Apr 6, 2017 19:05
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[Asia, Japan] Behind the Scenes / Passive smoking measures meet resistance

Current measures for secondhand smoke are limited to the duty try to prevent smoking, but many restaurants, such as this one in Tokyo, allow customers to smoke freely... About 100 members from the tobacco caucus, chaired by Takeshi Noda, gathered on March
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Apr 6, 2017 14:00
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Proposed acquisition of Reynolds - BAT obtains antitrust approval in Japan

has obtained unconditional antitrust approval from the Japanese authorities in relation to its proposed acquisition of Reynolds American Inc. Together with the previously announced expiry of the HSR Act waiting period, the conditions related to antitrust
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Apr 6, 2017 20:53
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[North Carolina] BAT's $49.4B deal for Reynolds gains Japanese anti-trust approval

It is the second of two governmental anti-trust approvals required for the $49.4 billion deal. The Japanese regulatory approval was necessary as it relates to Reynolds’ $5 billion sale in January 2016 of the international rights to Natural American Spir
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 6, 2017 20:53
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