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Philip Morris woos puff-happy Japan for post-smoking era

One of the biggest purveyors of tobacco products, it says making the world "smoke free" is its goal. The company is renewing its effort to win over new generations of tobacco users to its iQOS devices, which heat tobacco without burning it. It's found a
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 24, 2018 16:58
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Philip Morris woos puff-happy Japan for post-smoking era

It's found a warm welcome in Japan, home to 5 million of the nearly 6 million users of the product. "Japan is a country where people like innovation, like to experiment and try new products," Chief Executive Andre Calantzopoulos told The Associated Pres
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 23, 2018 17:44
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Philip Morris aims to revive Japan sales with cheaper heat-not-burn tobacco

released cheaper versions of its IQOS “heat not burn” products in Japan on Tuesday as it tries to revive sales and ward off competition from other alternatives to conventional cigarettes.
Reuters
added Oct 23, 2018 16:14
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[Asia-pacific, Japan, Korea - South] Rolling tobacco in Joseon

When the American journalist, Frank Carpenter, visited Seoul in 1888, he wrote..."All Corean women smoke and the majority of them smoke pipes." ... American cigarettes were used exclusively at the palace, where large quantities were consumed making them
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 14, 2018 14:22
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Japanese Domestic Cigarette Sales Results for September 2018 (Preliminary Report) (PDF)

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 12, 2018 18:18
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[Japan] JT to launch a new white Ploom TECH device ~ With two new tobacco capsule flavors from the Pianissimo brand ~

"Pianissimo Strawberry Mango Pink Cooler for Ploom TECH" and "Pianissimo Lemon Tea Gold Aroma for Ploom TECH", which will be gradually available across Japan from December 3rd, 2018. At the same time, JT will launch a new Ploom TECH Starters Kit, which co
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 12, 2018 18:18
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JT awarded “Gold” and “Best Practice” in the PRIDE Index 2018 in Japan (PDF)

In the PRIDE Index 20181, formulated by the voluntary organization work with Pride (wwP)2, Japan Tobacco Inc. (JT) (TSE: 2914) was awarded the highest-ranked “Gold”, and was also selected as “Best Practice” by the wwP PRIDE Indicator Steering committee3.
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 12, 2018 18:18
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JT completes pre-purchase radioactive material testing of this year's Japanese domestic leaf tobacco

the Company has again been conducting radioactive material testing on leaf tobacco before purchase, with the support of tobacco growers. Testing of this year's Burley have now been completed, showing none of the leaf tobacco tested exceeded the JT standar
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 12, 2018 18:18
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[Japan] Philip Morris Hits Streets to Pitch Older Smokers New Devices

is shifting a large majority of its 1,000-employee sales force in Japan to target elderly smokers with direct appeals, free handouts and money-back guarantees. The effort is an attempt to sell to an older generation -- Japan’s largest demographic that’s
Bloomberg News
added Sep 26, 2018 01:13
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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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