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[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco still addicted to crumbling cigarette strategy

While Japan Tobacco's flagship cigarette business is struggling, its once-moribund pharmaceutical segment is realizing new success. But drugs only account for 3% of group profits, and there is apparently little momentum to enlarge that proportion.
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Mar 31, 2017 23:09
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Tokyo 2020 main stadium to be completely smoke-free: Japan Sport Council

The new national stadium being planned for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics is to be completely smoke-free, with no smoking rooms, it was learned from the Japan Sport Council (JSC) on March 30.
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Mar 31, 2017 18:06
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Parents who smoke contribute to obesity in children: health ministry report

Infants cared for by parents who smoke are more likely to become obese children than those from a nonsmoking household, according to a health ministry report. According to the report, released Wednesday, the obesity rate for 13-year-olds who were expose
Japan Times (jp)
added Mar 30, 2017 11:31
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[Japan] BAT Sheds Light on Glo

LONDON – As word that Philip Morris International’s “heat not burn” product has ignited consumer interest in Japan, PMI’s rival, British American Tobacco (BAT), has also chimed in on its own version called glo, having reported early success with its rece
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 27, 2017 23:33
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[Japan] Latest clinical research confirms that IQOS reduces smoker exposure to select harmful chemicals as compared to cigarette smoke

Conducted in Japan over a three-month period by the well-known clinical research organization, the Osaki Hospital Tokyo Heart Center, the study showed that smokers who switched to IQOS: Reduced their exposure to 15 harmful chemicals to levels that approa
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 27, 2017 15:31
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[Asia-pacific] Will Japan really get tough on smoking or is it just hot air?

“We also want to make a smoke-free Olympics and give foreigners who come for the Games a good impression of Japan’s attitude towards smoking.” Still, even these weakened restrictions are facing challenges as some MPs from the ruling Liberal Democratic P
Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 24, 2017 02:50
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[Japan] News Navigator: Are separate smoking spaces enough to stop secondhand smoke?

The Mainichi Shimbun answers some common questions readers may have about second-hand smoke and the effectiveness of separate smoking areas. Question: What are the dangers of secondhand smoke?
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Mar 18, 2017 19:13
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] BAT says strong demand for 'glo' smokeless tobacco

said demand for its "glo" tobacco heating device overwhelmed supply in its Japan test marketing, as global cigarette giants shift focus to the new product category amid declining smoking population. The "heat but not burn" tobacco is rapidly gaining popu
Reuters
added Mar 17, 2017 16:11
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Survey: over 70% back smoking ban with no ifs, ands, or butts

More than 70 percent of the public approve a plan for banning indoor smoking without exception at all restaurants to prevent passive smoking from spoiling their outings, according to the Japan Society for Tobacco Control. Even among smokers, almost 50 p
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Mar 17, 2017 07:36
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[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Banning smoking at eateries a realistic way to protect nonsmokers’ health

Damage to people’s health caused by passive smoking, the inhaling of other people’s cigarette smoke, should not be left unaddressed. Measures should be advanced steadily in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Mar 14, 2017 15:50
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