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[Japan] Smoking could make you DEAF: The habit increases the risk of hearing loss by 60%, study finds

The Japanese results have been derived from data of more than 50,000 people The evidence adds to the growing list of known dangers of smoking cigarettes Scientists found the risk of hearing loss declines when smokers give up the habit
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 14, 2018 19:28
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Smoking, Smoking Cessation, and the Risk of Hearing Loss: Japan Epidemiology Collaboration on Occupational Health Study

Our results indicate that smoking is associated with increased risk of hearing loss in a dose–response manner. Quitting smoking virtually eliminates the excess risk of hearing loss, even among quitters with short duration of cessation. These results sugge
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 14, 2018 15:23
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Cancer researcher sets up website on smoke-free restaurants in Japan

The site, which is in Japanese and called Quemlin... Chief researcher at the Osaka International Cancer Institute Yuri Ito, 40, likes to dine out and has been posting photos on her Facebook page of nonsmoking establishments she has visited since 2015.
Kyodo News Service (jp)
added Mar 14, 2018 16:49
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[Japan] Switching from cigarettes to tobacco heating products reduces exposure to toxicants, tobacco industry study finds

When smokers switch completely from cigarettes to tobacco heating products, their exposure to certain cigarette smoke toxicants is significantly reduced, a clinical study conducted by British American Tobacco (BAT) has found[1].
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 14:52
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[Japan] LDP approves antismoking plan with many loopholes

Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Thursday approved in principle the government's antismoking plan after the health ministry expanded the scope of exceptions from its initial plan to basically allow continued smoking at eateries. While the mini
Japan Today
added Feb 23, 2018 16:47
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Ruling LDP embraces even weaker anti-smoking bill ahead of Tokyo 2020

A heavily watered-down anti-smoking plan won preliminary approval from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Thursday, with newly added exceptions paving the way for continued smoking at eateries. While the health ministry once sought to introduce a to
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 22, 2018 17:01
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Japan's ruling party OKs antismoking plan with many loopholes

While the ministry had sought to introduce a total indoor smoking ban in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, it gave up after staunch opposition from the LDP, whose members have strong ties with tobacco and restaurant industries.
Kyodo News Service (jp)
added Feb 22, 2018 17:01
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LDP approves new draft of watered-down health ministry passive smoking plan

The new draft submitted by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare on Feb. 22 stipulates that existing restaurants and bars that have a seating space of 100 square meters or less fall outside of the ban on smoking indoors. While the exemption rolls bac
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:46
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Health ministry to drop passive smoking targets from anti-cancer plan

The targets were in the second plan that ran from fiscal 2012 to 2016, but will be left out of the third in line with a draft revision of the Health Promotion Act, which does not include a blanket ban on smoking in public spaces but states only that "unw
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Feb 21, 2018 00:44
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[Japan, UK] Where there’s smoke . . . there’s BAT

This next-generation gear aims to offer a similar experience to puffing on cigarettes but with less exposure to toxicants. BAT is using Japan as a test bed for its heat-not-burn Glo range, which look like traditional cigarettes but are shorter and thinn
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 19, 2018 18:35
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