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Pro-smoking Japanese lawmaker apologizes for heckling cancer patient

Yoichi Anami, a ruling party MP, shouted “Enough already!” at a hearing last week when Kazuo Hasegawa, a 47-year-old non-smoker with stage four lung cancer, was testifying about the danger of secondhand smoke. Anami’s jeer sparked widespread criticism o
Reuters
added Jun 21, 2018 14:26
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Lower house passes bills on casinos and smoking controls

The Lower House also passed an antismoking bill on Tuesday, paving the way for its enactment and implementation before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The bill to revise the Health Promotion Law bans indoor smoking at schools, hospitals and pub
Japan Times (jp)
added Jun 19, 2018 18:03
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[Japan] Hearing loss in kids tied to smoking: study

Researchers at Kyoto University have discovered a new risk of tobacco smoke exposure which is affecting young children: hearing loss. Their new study published this month in the journal Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology examined the hearing of childr
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Jun 19, 2018 00:05
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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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