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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: Hong Kong policy on heated tobacco products is baffling. Can we learn from Japan?

Its present approach to these heat-not-burn tobacco products is in contrast to the policies of the Japanese government, and I do not believe this is beneficial from a public health viewpoint. It seems that the administration has an agenda, that is, to of
South China Morning Post
added Nov 19, 2017 01:21
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Health ministry proposes laxer indoor smoking rules, but with a catch

Under the ministry's proposal, in principle lighting up would be banned in eating and drinking establishments except in dedicated smoking rooms. However, smoking would be permitted in places with total floor areas of 150 square meters and under, and 100
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Nov 17, 2017 19:13
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Japan likely to tolerate smoking at restaurants after LDP's resistance

The ministry, which initially planned to ban smoking at restaurants excluding those with a floor space of up to 30 square meters, is now leaning toward allowing smoking at restaurants with a floor space of up to 150 square meters.
Japan Today
added Nov 17, 2017 19:11
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] After resistance from ruling LDP, health ministry waters down planned smoking rules at eateries and bars

The health ministry has drastically relaxed its planned regulations on indoor smoking at restaurants, after a plan to tolerate smoking only at small eateries and bars met with opposition from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, government sources said Th
Japan Times (jp)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:54
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[Japan] BIRR: CIGARETTE SALES CRATER AS SMOKERS CHOOSE ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGIES IN ASIAN MARKETS

Cigarette sales are plummeting in Japan at an “unprecedented” rate as smokers turn in droves to alternative technologies that drastically cut health risks... Japan Tobacco Inc. revealed Wednesday the company is expecting a massive decline in cigarette
Daily Vaper (Daily Caller)
added Nov 7, 2017 05:02
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[Asia-pacific] More Japanese firms introducing anti-smoking measures, including incentives

Convenience store chain Lawson Inc. introduced an all-day ban on smoking at its head office and all regional offices in June with an eye toward lowering the ratio of smokers in its entire workforce by around 10 percentage points in fiscal 2018. The smoki
Japan Times (jp)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:27
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Vaping rivals, quitters cloud Japan Tobacco's cigarette sales

Japan Tobacco Inc said it expected a steeper decline in cigarette sales at home than previously estimated, after earlier reporting disappointing results, as more smokers quit or defect to “heat-not-burn” tobacco products.
Reuters
added Nov 3, 2017 02:16
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[USA] Japanese Company Offers Extra Days Off to Workers Who Don’t Smoke

Just under 50 percent of major American employers surveyed last year said they included a surcharge on insurance policies for smokers, at a median rate of $600 annually, according to Willis Towers Watson, the benefits consultant that conducted the survey
New York Times
added Nov 3, 2017 00:55
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This Japanese company is giving employees who don't smoke 6 extra vacation days

A higher percent of Japanese adults smoke than Americans. It was only this past year that the percentage of Japanese adults who smoke fell below 20 percent. According to the World Health Organization, Japanese men are three times more likely to smoke tha
CNBC
added Nov 3, 2017 00:04
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Vaping rivals, quitters cloud Japan Tobacco's cigarette sales

Japan Tobacco Inc said it expected a steeper decline in cigarette sales at home than previously estimated, after earlier reporting disappointing results, as more smokers quit or defect to “heat-not-burn” tobacco products.
Reuters
added Nov 1, 2017 15:58
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