Headlines Tagged with Japan — 2,234 headlines found
Financial losses linked to smoking are estimated to have amounted to 2.05 trillion yen ($18.4 billion) in Japan in fiscal 2015, the health ministry said Wednesday, with the majority of spending going toward medical expenses.
Aug 8, 2018 Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Aug 8, 2018 13:23
over its tobacco-heating device in Japan, the latest move by tobacco makers jostling for dominance over a promising new cigarette alternative. Philip Morris, which sells its own tobacco-heating device IQOS in Japan, is alleging that some features of BAT'
Aug 3, 2018 MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Aug 3, 2018 17:37
[Asia, Asia-pacific, Japan] Following Tokyo’s lead, more cities eye tougher rules against passive smoking
Of the 20 ordinance-designated cities surveyed, Chiba, for example, plans to draft its own ordinance against passive smoking, and Hamamatsu, Osaka and Sakai are considering joining prefecture-level efforts to tighten related regulations, the Jiji Press s
Jul 29, 2018 Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 29, 2018 22:35
Large chains ‘need to be selective’ on which locations to make entirely smoke-free
Jul 27, 2018 Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jul 27, 2018 05:36
Heat-not-burn tobacco product use in Japan: its prevalence, predictors and perceived symptoms from exposure to secondhand heat-not-burn tobacco aerosol [FREE FULL TEXT]
A popular TV programme triggered IQOS diffusion in Japan. Extrapolating from survey results to the general population, around 3.1 million people currently use IQOS in Japan. Tobacco control organisations and governments should closely monitor HNB tobacco
Jul 25, 2018 Tobacco Control
added Jul 25, 2018 17:18
[Asia] ‘The industry must be inconspicuous’: Japan Tobacco’s corruption of science and health policy via the Smoking Research Foundation [FREE FULL TEXT]
Contrary to industry claims, SRF was never meant to be independent or neutral. With active support from foreign cigarette manufacturers, SRF represents the expansion into Asia of the denialist campaign that began in the USA in 1953.
Jul 25, 2018 Tobacco Control
added Jul 25, 2018 17:14
Tokyo was set to be the smokiest Olympics in years if no action was taken, anti-smoking activists said. “Last month, the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly approved a passive smoking prevention ordinance that goes one step further than nationwide regulations,”
Jul 23, 2018 Reuters
added Jul 23, 2018 23:42
Philip Morris, which first introduced IQOS smoke-free e-cigarettes in Japan, has cut inventory there and plans to introduce a less-expensive heated tobacco product
Jul 19, 2018 The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 21, 2018 15:38
Strengthening support, guidance and supervision for restaurants and bars will be essential for ensuring this policy is effective. Other local governments also should devise passive smoking countermeasures tailored to their own regional conditions.
Jul 19, 2018 Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:52
Continuous efforts are needed to bring Japan closer to the international standards of smoking restrictions, which require a total ban on indoor smoking.
Jul 19, 2018 Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:34