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Japan Tobacco bets on e-cigarette's growth prospect, boosts annual dividend

The world's No.3 tobacco company said it would begin selling Ploom Tech in some parts of Tokyo from June, but added a rollout in other cities would start only from the first half of 2018 - later than initially expected. While this could be a setback for
Reuters
added Feb 6, 2017 18:12
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How Japanese firms are dealing with smokers

Companies in Japan are going to great lengths to help their staff quit smoking, implementing HR programmes such as smoke break flags, fines, and ‘smokebusters’ committees. A recent mandate issued by Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare said th
Human Resources Director (HRD) (sg)
added Feb 6, 2017 15:06
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Japan Tobacco Sees No Quick Fix for Heat-Not-Burn Shortage

The capacity constraints that have dogged the domestic launch of Japan Tobacco Inc.’s heated tobacco device will take a while yet to resolve, according to a company executive, handing a further boost to Philip Morris International Inc. in the world’s mos
Bloomberg News
added Feb 6, 2017 03:29
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Some Japanese firms way ahead in making 'no smoking' the norm before 2020

With 6 percent of employees at Pfizer Japan still smoking, the company has released a "zero smokers final declaration," in which it states its aim to have no smokers among its ranks by 2020. The declaration is printed on badges that visitors wear when the
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Feb 5, 2017 15:12
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Draft bill against public smoking in Japan extends to restaurants, sets fines

Under a bill to be submitted to the Diet in early March to revise Japan's Health Promotion Act, made public on Jan. 30, three tiers of smoking regulations would be established for facilities used by large numbers of people: a smoking ban on the premises,
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Feb 1, 2017 13:59
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[Asia, Japan] Health ministry gears up for possible ban on smoking in public areas

The health ministry is considering a legal revision to ban smoking in public areas to help bring Japan’s battle against secondhand smoke in line with the global standard ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, an official said Tuesday. It remains unclear, how
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 31, 2017 14:29
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[Asia-pacific] Smokers face tighter rules as Japanese capital eyes smoke-free Olympics

Japan must make public places in Tokyo smoke-free by the time it hosts the 2020 Summer Olympics or risk falling afoul of International Olympic Committee (IOC) rules that call for a healthy games, activists said on Tuesday. Japan's health minister has sa
Reuters
added Jan 31, 2017 14:25
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Japan urged to go smoke-free by 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Anti-smoking campaigners in Japan have called on the government to make restaurants and bars smoke-free...Restaurateurs and bar owners will instead be given the option of installing self-contained smoking rooms on their premises, a measure campaigners sa
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 31, 2017 14:20
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JT Applies to Amend Retail Prices of Certain Tobacco Products in Japan

to amend retail prices of all 35 cigarette products in the Mevius family as well as all six products of the former third class cigarettes1 which would become effective on April 1, 2016. ... Since its introduction as Mild Seven in 1977, Mevius has enjoye
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Jan 30, 2017 00:37
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Hachiko area of Shibuya Station choking on litter from smokers

Tokyo’s Shibuya Ward is considering imposing harsher penalties to prevent ill-mannered smokers from polluting the popular Hachiko meeting place with secondhand smoke and discarded cigarette butts.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jan 30, 2017 00:21
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