Headlines Tagged with Japan — 2,105 headlines found
“The tobacco issue is something that can’t really be solved in a Japanese manner,” Kazuo Hasegawa, a nonsmoker who developed lung cancer, recently told Reuters. “Without outside pressure, Japan won’t move on this.”
May 2, 2017 Washington Post
added May 2, 2017 22:23
The ruling Liberal Democratic Party's (LDP) health committee, whose support is essential to introducing the bill in parliament, won't meet ministry officials, saying the revised bill is too strict. The committee chair, Naomi Tokashiki, acknowledges ther
Apr 30, 2017 Reuters
added May 2, 2017 15:40
The importance of smoke-free policy should not be limited to sport venues, but should be applicable elsewhere. The Olympic Games offer Japan an opportunity to advance its smoke-free policy.
May 18, 2016 World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 2, 2017 15:37
Japan's lax laws on smoking have come under fire by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the World Health Organization (WHO)..."The tobacco issue is something that can't really be solved in a Japanese manner," he said. "Without outside pressure,
May 2, 2017 DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added May 2, 2017 15:34
Smoking is allowed in 10 out of 23 offices of Cabinet ministers depending on the minister's own discretion, a Mainichi Shimbun survey has shown, a move which runs counter to the government's efforts on anti-secondhand smoke measures ahead of the Tokyo Ol
May 1, 2017 Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added May 1, 2017 12:48
Electronic Cigarette Use and Smoking Abstinence in Japan: A Cross-Sectional Study of Quitting Methods
For effective smoking cessation, e-cigarette use appears to have low efficacy among smokers in Japan...follow-up studies are needed to assess the prospective association between e-cigarette use and smoking cessation. View Full-Text
Feb 17, 2017 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Apr 29, 2017 14:29
The chief reason is that Japanese laws require the government to maintain a one-third stake in JT. To circumvent antgi-trust legislation JT might buy 60% of Imperial, but that would push its leverage, in terms of net debt to EBITDA to near 5%, far exceed
Apr 28, 2017 Digital Look (uk)
added Apr 28, 2017 22:48
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has begun considering expanding the scope of exceptions under a legal revision that would ban smoking in restaurants in principle, due to a backlash from Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) lawmakers.
Apr 27, 2017 Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Apr 27, 2017 14:20
Japan’s plans to make Tokyo “smoke free” ahead of the Olympic Games hit a fresh roadblock as lawmakers remain deadlocked over a bill to ban the use of cigarettes in indoor public spaces after a backlash from the nation’s restaurant industry.
Apr 24, 2017 Bloomberg News
added Apr 24, 2017 23:21
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should end the wrangling over secondhand smoke countermeasures and put together a Health Promotion Act revision bill banning indoor smoking, with no exceptions.
Apr 24, 2017 Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Apr 24, 2017 14:39