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[Asia-pacific, Japan] The poverty of politics and tobacco policy

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
Japan Times (jp)
added Apr 23, 2017 13:26
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[Asia-pacific] Intent to Use for a New Menthol HeatSticks Variant in Japan

These patterns of intended use for the three THS and HeatSticks concepts are consistent with the objectives on tobacco harm reduction.
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Apr 20, 2017 19:14
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[Asia-pacific] Philip Morris eyes price hike for most cigarettes in Japan

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
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Apr 17, 2017 18:10
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Japanese Domestic Cigarette Sales Results for March 2017

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Apr 17, 2017 17:55
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LETTER: Making a case against ban on public smoking

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
Japan Times (jp)
added Apr 14, 2017 14:54
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Strong Demand For Smokeless Tobacco In Japan

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
Trefis
added Apr 12, 2017 20:47
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Who wants to eat with diners who smoke, asks WHO official

A key World Health Organization official visiting Tokyo to press for a smoking ban in all public places said it is unthinkable in other countries to eat in a restaurant where diners were smoking. Douglas Bettcher, WHO director of the Department for Prev
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Apr 10, 2017 15:04
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[Japan] British American Tobacco's $49B Reynolds Buy Gets OK'd ($$)

secured the clearance it needed to proceed with its $49 billion takeover of Reynolds American Inc., as Japan’s antitrust regulator gave the deal the green light. Japanese authorities granted the transaction unconditional approval, Reynolds said in a stat
Law360
added Apr 9, 2017 19:52
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[Japan] Taxation With Representation: Cravath, Jones Day, Weil, Paul ($$)

British American Tobacco PLC secured the clearance it needed from Japan’s antitrust regulator to proceed with its $49 billion takeover of Reynolds American Inc. British American is receiving tax advice in the transaction from Cravath...
Law360
added Apr 9, 2017 15:15
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WHO: Japan needs anti-smoking law before Tokyo Olympics

Douglas Bettcher, WHO director of non-communicable diseases prevention, said Japanese smoking restrictions are far behind global standards and need to be updated because foreign visitors expect clean air while in Japan. He said partial anti-smoking measu
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 7, 2017 17:32
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