Headlines Tagged with Japan — 2,108 headlines found
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
allegedly providing donations to politicians "in return for favors." This article tries to shed light on JT's behind-the-scenes maneuvering in a society where antismoking is the mainstream stance.
Dec 7, 2016 Sentaku Magazine (jp)
added Apr 23, 2017 13:31
does it make any sense for the government to be involved in the business of selling tobacco despite its health risks? Meanwhile, does it serve the interests of Japan Tobacco shareholders to bind the company with special laws as it engages in competition
Apr 23, 2017 Japan Times (jp)
added Apr 23, 2017 13:26
These patterns of intended use for the three THS and HeatSticks concepts are consistent with the objectives on tobacco harm reduction.
Apr 20, 2017 PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Apr 20, 2017 19:14
Philip Morris Japan plans to raise prices on around 80% of the conventional cigarettes it sells here, a rare step in the absence of a tax hike, as it tries to cope with a shrinking market by leveraging new technology. The company will file with the Minis
Apr 14, 2017 Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Apr 17, 2017 18:10
Apr 14, 2017 Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Apr 17, 2017 17:55
Is this the same WHO that repressed a 1998 study by the [IARC]...Is there a conspiracy here? As a mild smoker I wanted to find out what, if any, danger I was causing to others. I googled the subject and was overwhelmed with anti-smoking propaganda
Apr 14, 2017 Japan Times (jp)
added Apr 14, 2017 14:54
iQOS has witnessed phenomenal growth in Japan, since it was first launched, with a steady climb of its market share. During FY 2015, the iQOS launch was expanded in Japan to reach 60% of the adult smoking population, and the national roll-out was comple
Apr 12, 2017 Trefis
added Apr 12, 2017 20:47