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Changes in Biomarkers of Exposure on Switching From a Conventional Cigarette to Tobacco Heating Products: A Randomized, Controlled Study in Healthy Japanese Subjects [FREE FULL TEXT]

This clinical study demonstrates that when smokers switched from smoking combustible cigarettes to using tobacco heating products their exposure to smoke toxicants was significantly decreased. In many cases, this was to the same extent as that seen when
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 17, 2018 08:29
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Japan Tobacco Says Tax Increase to Jumpstart Smokeless Devices

Japan’s impending tax increase on traditional cigarettes may rekindle its stalled market for smokeless devices, according to the chief executive officer of Japan Tobacco Inc....said the new levies due to take effect in October will fall more heavily on tr
Bloomberg News
added Jun 15, 2018 08:44
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British American Tobacco keeps cool as it shrugs off currency hits and slow Japan

The world’s second-biggest cigarette maker, BAT, said it will still report good earnings growth in the full year, despite a currency hit and a slowing market in Japan for tobacco-heating devices. The Lucky Strike and Dunhill maker said that, if foreign
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Jun 14, 2018 12:31
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U.S. sales remain stable for BAT; Heated cigarette sales slow in Japan

The U.S. tobacco market is providing a stable revenue source for British American Tobacco as the company nears completing its first year of fully owning Reynolds American Inc. However, BAT offered a cautionary tone in Tuesday’s first-half fiscal 2018 up
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 19, 2018 02:52
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BAT Hit by Heated-Tobacco Slowdown as Japan Growth Stalls

Rivals Philip Morris and Japan Tobacco face similar issues
Bloomberg News
added Jun 14, 2018 08:58
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[Japan] Big Tobacco’s Bet on a Smokeless Cigarette Cools ($$)

Big tobacco hoped a promising start for a new cigarette alternative in Japan could be replicated elsewhere, but slowing sales there have sparked concerns about whether smokers the world over will switch. Japan’s smoking culture and love of gadgets have
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jun 10, 2018 23:56
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[Japan, UK] Children who were exposed to cigarettes in the womb and as babies are more than twice as likely to be DEAF, finds study

Three-year-olds whose mothers smoked during their pregnancies and who were exposed to cigarettes during the first four months of their lives, are 2.4 times more likely to suffer hearing impairment, a Japanese study found.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 13:30
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[Japan] Smoking during pregnancy can cause hearing loss in baby: Study

In the study of 50,734 children aged 3 years who were born between 2004 and 2010, researchers at Kyoto University in Japan exposed 3.8 per cent children to smoking only during pregnancy while 15.3 per cent were exposed in utero to only maternal past smok
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jun 7, 2018 06:10
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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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