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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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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Suspect admits lacing tobacco with mercury in murder attempt

According to police, Miyawaki handed a 20-cartridge box of HNB tobacco containing metallic mercury to the acquaintance in Ritto, also in Shiga Prefecture, on June 3, 2017. The acquaintance smoked 14 of the cartridges at a pachinko parlor and elsewhere o
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:57
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Man arrested for lacing former employee’s tobacco with mercury over pay dispute

man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of trying to kill an acquaintance with heat-not-burn tobacco laced with mercury. Investigation sources said Thursday it was due to a problem regarding pay. On June 3 last year, Takashi Miyawaki of Otsu in Shiga Pre
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:56
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[Japan] Effects of Switching to the Tobacco Heating System 2.2 Menthol, Smoking Abstinence, or Continued Cigarette Smoking on Biomarkers of Exposure: A Randomized, Controlled, Open-Label, Multicenter Study in Sequential Confinement and Ambulatory Settings (Part 1

The menthol Tobacco Heating System 2.2 (mTHS) is a newly developed candidate modified-risk tobacco product intended to reduce exposure to the harmful and potentially harmful constituents...The results provide evidence that switching to mTHS reduces real
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 9, 2018 03:17
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[Togo] As people in Japan smoke less, Japan Tobacco’s new CEO looks abroad for growth

the obstacles the company faces will look familiar to the 28-year veteran: tighter global regulations, slowing cigarette demand and competition to offer high-tech smoking devices. Terabatake, who becomes the fifth head of Japan Tobacco since it was priva
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 5, 2018 12:44
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[USA] Editorial: Japan's Olympics-size challenge: Ban smoking

Japanese restaurateurs and entrepreneurs who seek to attract the widest possible international clientele during the Olympics — and after — will ban smoking. Wouldn’t it be terrific if the Tokyo Olympics sparked a Great Japanese Smokeout?
Chicago Tribune
added Dec 22, 2017 20:46
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