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[Japan] Here's why parents shouldn't expose kids to cigarette smoke

According to the Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology study conducted in Japan, exposure to tobacco smoke prenatally and postnatally was associated with hearing impairment in toddlers. In the study of 50,734 children aged three years, who were born betw
ANI (in)
added Jun 7, 2018 06:09
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[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco to cut heated tobacco prices in battle with Philip Morris

Japan, where regular e-cigarettes with nicotine-laced liquid are effectively banned, has become the main market for “heat not burn” (HNB) products which emit less smoke and smell less than conventional cigarettes. The country accounts for over 90 percent
Reuters
added Jun 2, 2018 00:07
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[Japan] Philip Morris device knows a lot about your smoking habit

In seeking regulatory approval for a new smoking device called iQOS, [PMI] is claiming the electronic gadget is less likely to cause disease than traditional cigarettes. But the iQOS holds another, less obvious advantage over regular smokes: the ability
Reuters
added May 27, 2018 20:28
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Vapers highlight ‘remarkable’ drop in Japan’s smoking rate

THE president of The Vapers Philippines has lauded the decline in Japan’s smoking rate, which, in 2005, saw a “remarkable” 49-percent drop of men, and 14 percent of women smokers. Tom Pinlac, president of the vapers’ group, said that in 10 years, the Ja
Business Mirror (ph)
added May 8, 2018 16:17
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[Asia-pacific, Japan, Philippines] Decline in PH smoking rate eyed

Vapers in the Philippines hope that the smoking rate in the country would sharply decline too, like what happened in Japan by allowing the regulated use of heated tobacco products and e-cigarettes. “We laud the remarkable drop in Japan’s smoking rate.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added May 7, 2018 17:02
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Japan Tobacco’s Push Abroad Offsets Weaker Domestic Demand

Japan Tobacco Inc.’s spate of acquisitions overseas is helping to stem declines in cigarette sales at home. Operating profit for the maker of Winston and Mevius cigarettes fell to 146.8 billion yen ($1.3 billion) in the three months ended March 31 compa
Bloomberg News
added May 1, 2018 19:21
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Industry groups demand review of proposed Tokyo ordinance for smoking ban

Restaurant and other industry groups here are fiercely opposing the Tokyo Metropolitan Government's proposed ordinance... On April 24, four industry groups whose members include restaurant and tobacco shop operators filed a petition with Tokyo Gov. Yuriko
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Apr 25, 2018 22:46
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Tokyo Gov. Koike to push for smoking ban stricter than government's watered down proposal

As the city gears up for Tokyo Olympics in 2020, Gov. Yuriko Koike presented a draft ordinance that would ban smoking at all bars and restaurants with employees, regardless of size, thereby applying to 84 percent of all such facilities in the capital.
Japan Times (jp)
added Apr 25, 2018 19:53
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[Japan] Philip Morris's Next Challenge: Get Grandpa Stoked to Vape

iQos, is big in Japan, with a 16 percent share of the country’s tobacco market. But 40 percent of Japanese adult smokers are age 50 and older, and they’ve been more leisurely about changing habits. Sales growth slowed in the first quarter and company rev
Bloomberg News
added Apr 20, 2018 17:30
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The maker of Marlboros desperately wants older Japanese smokers to start vaping

According to the company’s most recent earnings report, the plan is not going swimmingly. Shipments of heated tobacco products—devices that release flavors and nicotine without combustion—have dragged since December. And shipments of cigarettes are down
Quartz
added Apr 20, 2018 17:29
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