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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Frequent exposure to secondhand smoke raises chances of fatal artery disease: research

This is reportedly the first time that researchers have clarified the causal relationship between secondhand smoke and large artery illnesses. The team led by University of Tsukuba researchers has announced the finding in a U.S. science journal. From 198
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:01
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Health-certification program tied to bank loans may get stiffer requirements on passive smoking

A panel advising the government might propose stiffening requirements for preventing secondhand smoke exposure for companies that want to be certified as health-conscious businesses, it has been learned.
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 28, 2017 02:15
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Japan Tobacco Targets Smoker-Heavy Zones

“We want to establish ourselves in markets like Brazil, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Philippines, and grow sustainably to strength our business foundations,” spokeswoman Kana Miyauchi said via phone Tuesday, when it announced its largest Asian deal yet: paying
Bloomberg News
added Aug 24, 2017 14:39
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[Asia] Japanese organization wants stricter regulations against people smoking on their own balconies

In late spring of this year, the Neighborhood Second-Hand Smoke Victims Society was formed. Based in Yokohama, the organization seeks to protect people from the dangers and discomfort of passive smoke in and around their homes, and recently has taken aim
RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Aug 21, 2017 16:34
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Major firms' insurance unions to team up to tackle smoking among members

Corporate health insurance unions of 18 major companies are setting up a consortium with over 580,000 total members to offer remote outpatient treatment to help people quit smoking. The move comes as the unions, faced with financial difficulties, need
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Aug 18, 2017 20:39
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Anti-tobacco group chides Olympic minister over smoking areas for Tokyo 2020

The Japan Society for Tobacco Control released a statement on Aug. 10 demanding Shunichi Suzuki, the minister for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, retract a statement about allowing designated smoking areas rather than making the games smoke-free.
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Aug 11, 2017 14:14
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] PESEK: The LDP’s tobacco addiction tells a much bigger story

the lost-business argument peddled by the tobacco-industrial complex, is bunk. As London, Madrid, New York, Paris, Shanghai and any host of global cities...This remains a puffer’s paradise, in part, because the Finance Ministry owns one-third of Japan Tob
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 10, 2017 01:09
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[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco lifts 2017 profit outlook by $45m

Japan Tobacco on Wednesday upgraded its forecast for operating profit in the year ending December by 5 billion yen ($45.3 million) to reflect an updated foreign exchange outlook and greater royalty income from an HIV drug. The company, also known as JT,
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:58
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] PESEK: The LDP’s tobacco addiction tells a much bigger story

Tokyo is as hooked on the ¥2 trillion of tax revenues tobacco adds to state coffers annually as smokers are to nicotine. The LDP is so addicted to tobacco cash that 90 percent of members oppose an indoor smoking ban. The LDP championing cigarettes is emb
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 7, 2017 12:06
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Japan Tobacco cuts cigarette outlook as smokers shift to "heat-not-burn" alternatives

lowered its domestic cigarette sales forecast for this year as it sees more smokers defecting to "heat-not-burn" (HNB) tobacco products dominated by global rival Philip Morris International Inc.
Reuters
added Aug 4, 2017 01:45
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