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[Asia] Record 40% of Japanese sleep less than six hours a day

The survey also highlighted the risk of exposure to secondhand smoke in restaurants and workplaces — which remains high despite the government’s aim of meeting global standards ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Japan Times (jp)
added Nov 15, 2016 17:08
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Holy smokes! Magician makes a cigarette and paper cup LEVITATE between his hands in front of a stunned audience

A smoking magician wowed an audience by levitating a cigarette and paper cup between his hands in front of a stunned audience. In the video, filmed in a public smoking room in Japan, he starts by making the paper cup float in the air, to the audible d
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 15, 2016 06:26

[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Cutting down on passive smoking

Efforts should also be made to raise public awareness, particularly among children, about the dangers of active and passive smoking. Schools, local governments, communities and the media should strive to establish programs to effectively convey the heal
Japan Times (jp)
added Nov 14, 2016 15:25

Japanese ministry orders smokers to take a hike

Bureaucrats at Japan's health ministry have been ordered to go for a brisk walk after their cigarette breaks in order to get rid of the lingering odour of tobacco. The smoking decree went into effect on Thursday, the Asahi newspaper reported, with staff
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 10, 2016 14:12

[Asia-pacific] BAT Takes on Philip Morris in Japan With New Tobacco Device

will begin selling its heated tobacco product Glo in Japan next month, ratcheting up competition in the country that’s become the foremost battleground for next-generation cigarettes. Glo, a silver device that resembles an iPod and heats tobacco without b
Bloomberg News
added Nov 8, 2016 23:54

[Asia-pacific] British American Tobacco to test tobacco e-cigarette in Japan

plans to test a new tobacco-based cigarette alternative in Japan next month, it said on Tuesday, taking aim at Philip Morris International Inc's popular iQOS and Japan Tobacco Inc's Ploom Tech. BAT said it plans to launch its new product, called "glo", o
added Nov 8, 2016 23:12

[Japan] Volumes down at JT but up at JTI

Japan Tobacco Inc.’s domestic cigarette sales volume during the nine months to the end of September, at 79.7 billion, was down by 1.9 percent on that of January-September 2015, 81.3 billion. In announcing its consolidated results, JT said its domestic s
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 31, 2016 17:42

[Japan] JT’s Consolidated Financial Results for FY2016 Third Quarter

Revenue and adjusted operating profit declined 4.1% and 6.6% respectively due to unfavorable currency movements in the International tobacco business. Operating profit grew 8.5% as a result of higher gains from the sale of real estate assets in the first
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 31, 2016 17:37

[Asia-pacific] Politician pushing to double price of cigarettes in Japan by start of 2020 Olympics

With Japanese public opinion also gradually becoming more critical of second-hand smoke, some legislators are arguing that now is as good a time as any to begin transitioning to stricter regulations and anti-smoking measures. The Ministry of Health, Labo
Japan Today
added Oct 29, 2016 14:55

[Asia, Japan] LETTER: Clamp down now on passive smoke

I cannot go to 10 or 20 restaurants trying to find a smoke-free venue. If Japan wants to consider its tourists as well as its locals who do not want to breathe in the multiple poisons in tobacco smoke, it needs to ban smoking in restaurants now and not f
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27
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