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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Draft bill to ban indoor smoking rendered meaningless

Unless it radically changes its stance toward the issue, Japan could end up entertaining many of the foreign visitors to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in smoke-filled restaurants and bars.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Feb 1, 2018 05:08
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[Japan] EDITORIAL: A think tank of JT, by JT and for JT [FREE FULL TEXT]

We cannot ignore how tobacco companies have worked covertly to corrupt science, create doubt and thereby delay the implementation of effective tobacco control interventions. Iida and Proctor demonstrate that this continues to the present day in Japan. The
Tobacco Control
added Feb 5, 2018 23:32
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Japan's revised smoking measures threaten smoky 2020 Olympics, critics say

Two Japanese doctors on Wednesday raised concerns about the government’s latest effort to prevent second-hand smoking, saying it could lead to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo being held in an “extremely smoky environment”.
Reuters
added Jan 31, 2018 15:43
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[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Can new bill help prevent health damage from passive smoking?

While imposing a smoking ban on eating and drinking establishments, in principle, the bill permits them to set up dedicated smoking spaces... The World Health Organization says there would be no effect unless a total ban is imposed on smoking inside such
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jan 31, 2018 15:42
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Health ministry unveils watered-down anti-passive smoking bill

The Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry on Jan. 30 unveiled a watered-down version of a draft bill aimed at restricting secondhand smoking. The government plans to submit the bill to revise the Health Promotion Act to restrict the smoking of cigarettes,
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Jan 31, 2018 03:54
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[Asia-pacific] Japan to restrict heated tobacco use but give up on indoor smoking ban ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The government said Tuesday it plans to restrict use of heat-not-burn tobacco products but will give up efforts to impose a total ban on indoor smoking, backpedaling from its initial goals to prevent passive smoking amid industry resistance. Heat-not-bu
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:56
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[Japan] GLANTZ: TV show hyped Philip Morris’ latest tobacco product

When the popular Japanese variety show "Ame Talk" featured IQOS, Google searches for IQOs skyrocketed and stayed much higher than competing products. This is just the latest example of the power of entertainment media to push tobacco products.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:30
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[Japan] BIRR: POPULARITY OF A SMOKING ALTERNATIVE IS CAUSING CIGARETTE SALES TO TANK

An alternative tobacco technology that drastically cuts harms from smoking is causing cigarette sales to plummet at an “astounding” pace in Japan. A press released Friday from Japan Tobacco (JT) shows the record declines the company has experienced in c
Daily Vaper (Daily Caller)
added Jan 23, 2018 00:44
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[Asia] Japan Tobacco working on several possible M&A deals: CEO

Terabatake told Reuters he saw the potential for deals in South America, Africa and the Middle East, in addition to Asia, where his company is already active, having spent about $2 billion last year on tobacco businesses in the Philippines and Indonesia.
Reuters
added Jan 17, 2018 20:44
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[Japan] VIDEO: Big tobacco looks east to sell a new kind of smoking

The Glo store doesn’t look like a tobacconist. ...more like an artisanal coffee bar. But it sells Glo-branded white paper sticks stuffed with tobacco that — gasp! — you can light up and smoke. “It’s a new way to enjoy tobacco,” says Eda, grinning betwee
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 14, 2018 21:34
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