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[Japan] Ikoma City Hall prohibits anyone from using elevators for up to 45 minutes after smoking

According to posters hung in the building, “When coming indoors after smoking outside, it is said that it takes 45 minutes for the concentration of harmful substances in a person’s breath to return to pre-smoking levels.” Posters also advise smokers, “Af
Japan Today
added Apr 4, 2018 12:30

[Japan] Smoking banned in Hiroshima's Peace Memorial Park

Hiroshima has completely banned smoking in the city's Peace Memorial Park, which is visited by tourists from all over the world. A revised ordinance that completely bans smoking in the park came into force on Sunday. Ashtrays in 4 former smoking areas
NHK WORLD (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) (jp)
added Apr 3, 2018 15:24

[Japan] Tobacco Products Go Through the Looking Glass

The marijuana accessory was cited as having potential by many retailers—mostly tobacco-shop operators, with some also selling gasoline or convenience goods—at January’s Tobacco Plus Expo in Las Vegas.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 26, 2018 15:46

[Japan] Will Philip Morris International Really Stomp Out Its Own Cigarette Business?

If Philip Morris can sustain the positive momentum from the earliest release of iQOS products and translate it into worldwide success, it could mark one of the most unlikely yet successful about-faces for major corporations in stock market history.
Motley Fool
added Mar 23, 2018 19:16
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This Japanese company is giving employees who don’t smoke 6 extra vacation days

After a non-smoking employee submitted a complaint about how smoke breaks were affecting productivity, marketing firm Piala Inc. made a change to its paid time-off policy. The company granted non-smoking staff an additional six days off each year to mak (au)
added Mar 19, 2018 19:43

[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Measures against secondhand smoke insufficient

tobacco also imposes a heavy financial burden on the nation. In 2014, for example, medical expenses for smoking-related illnesses reached ¥1.49 trillion, accounting for 3.7 percent of the nation’s total medical bills that year. Financial stakes should not
Japan Times (jp)
added Mar 19, 2018 19:41

[Japan] Smoking tied to higher risk of hearing loss

Smokers may be more likely to develop hearing loss than nonsmokers, and the risk increases with each additional cigarette people smoke on a typical day, a Japanese study suggests. Researchers examined data on almost 50,000 Japanese workers, ages 20 to 64
added Mar 16, 2018 14:36

BRIEF-Rohto Pharmaceutical signs license agreement with Japan Tobacco

* Says it signed license agreement with Japan Tobacco Inc , regarding the exclusive rights to develop and commercialize JTE-052, which is used for disease treatment in the field of ophthalmology, in Japan
added Mar 15, 2018 22:56
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[Japan] Hearing Loss Joins Long List of Smoking Harms

"With a large sample size, long follow-up period and objective assessment of hearing loss, our study provides strong evidence that smoking is an independent risk factor of hearing loss," said study lead author Dr. Huanhuan Hu, from the National Center fo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 15, 2018 16:25

[Japan] Smoking could make you DEAF: The habit increases the risk of hearing loss by 60%, study finds

The Japanese results have been derived from data of more than 50,000 people The evidence adds to the growing list of known dangers of smoking cigarettes Scientists found the risk of hearing loss declines when smokers give up the habit
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 14, 2018 19:28
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