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[Japan] Gov't eyes legislation to prevent secondhand smoke, penalize smokers

The health ministry is seeking to submit to a regular Diet session starting in January a bill aimed at preventing secondhand smoke by penalizing those who smoke at banned spots and others who fail to take proper measures to enforce a smoking ban, ministr
Japan Today
added Dec 24, 2016 23:52
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Kidney Damage in Kids

Researchers looked at test results for excessive protein in the urine (proteinuria) -- which is a sign of reduced kidney function -- in nearly 44,600 children in Japan who were followed until age 3. Among the mothers in the study, nearly 5 percent smoke
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 23, 2016 00:38
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The launch of #glo in Sendai, Japan marks the beginning of a new chapter for BAT’s R&D programme

Twitter
added Dec 21, 2016 22:45
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[Japan] JT’s domestic volume down

domestic cigarette sales volume during November, at 8.3 billion, was down by 3.5 percent on that of November 2015, 8.6 billion, according to preliminary figures issued by the company today. The November 2015 figure was down by 0.8 percent on that of Novem
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 18, 2016 15:40
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[Japan, UK] Forecasting An End Of Cigarettes, Philip Morris Launches iQOS In

it was also found that iQOS could displace up to 30% of the cigarette industry in developed markets by 2025, speeding up the premiumization of the market. This lends credence to the fact that iQOS could be a game-changer for Philip Morris in the years to
Trefis
added Dec 17, 2016 07:06
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Japan Looms As The New Battleground For Philip Morris, Sparking Innovation

The main reason for the choice of Japan by BAT can be considered to be the success garnered by Philip Morris in the region. The latter has reached an almost 5% market share, which is even more impressive when the limited sale, given the supply constraint
Forbes
added Dec 16, 2016 19:05
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[Japan] VIDEO: Lung cancer group creates parody of 'PPAP' song for secondhand smoke awareness

Videos promoting the prevention of secondhand smoke using the internationally hit song "PPAP (Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen)" have been released by the Japan Lung Cancer Alliance (JLCA), a citizens' group whose members include lung cancer patients and their fa
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Dec 1, 2016 11:39
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JAPAN CONSIDERS SMOKING BANS

With the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in mind, discussions are underway on measures to regulate smoking in public places in an attempt to prevent secondhand smoke. The smoking ban would include hotel lobbies, restaurants, stations and airport
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Nov 30, 2016 20:10
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[Asia, Japan] Ahead of 2020, will secondhand smoke end?

consumer groups and nurse organizations called for strict regulations, saying, “Imposing penalties, rather than just urging efforts, is necessary.” Meanwhile, restaurant industry groups and others voiced strong opposition, bringing up arguments such as, “
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Nov 29, 2016 21:36
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[Japan] FELL: How does Big Tobacco see its future? Guest blog by Jonathan Fell

Chapman may well be overstating the extent to which growth in the global market for next-generation nicotine products is slowing, particularly if the success of Philip Morris International’s ‘heat-not-burn’ product in Japan is taken into account. He is al
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Nov 25, 2016 13:39
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