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[Asia-pacific, Japan] After resistance from ruling LDP, health ministry waters down planned smoking rules at eateries and bars

The health ministry has drastically relaxed its planned regulations on indoor smoking at restaurants, after a plan to tolerate smoking only at small eateries and bars met with opposition from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, government sources said Th
Japan Times (jp)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:54
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[Japan] BIRR: CIGARETTE SALES CRATER AS SMOKERS CHOOSE ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGIES IN ASIAN MARKETS

Cigarette sales are plummeting in Japan at an “unprecedented” rate as smokers turn in droves to alternative technologies that drastically cut health risks... Japan Tobacco Inc. revealed Wednesday the company is expecting a massive decline in cigarette
Daily Vaper (Daily Caller)
added Nov 7, 2017 05:02
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[Asia-pacific] More Japanese firms introducing anti-smoking measures, including incentives

Convenience store chain Lawson Inc. introduced an all-day ban on smoking at its head office and all regional offices in June with an eye toward lowering the ratio of smokers in its entire workforce by around 10 percentage points in fiscal 2018. The smoki
Japan Times (jp)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:27
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Vaping rivals, quitters cloud Japan Tobacco's cigarette sales

Japan Tobacco Inc said it expected a steeper decline in cigarette sales at home than previously estimated, after earlier reporting disappointing results, as more smokers quit or defect to “heat-not-burn” tobacco products.
Reuters
added Nov 3, 2017 02:16
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[USA] Japanese Company Offers Extra Days Off to Workers Who Don’t Smoke

Just under 50 percent of major American employers surveyed last year said they included a surcharge on insurance policies for smokers, at a median rate of $600 annually, according to Willis Towers Watson, the benefits consultant that conducted the survey
New York Times
added Nov 3, 2017 00:55
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This Japanese company is giving employees who don't smoke 6 extra vacation days

A higher percent of Japanese adults smoke than Americans. It was only this past year that the percentage of Japanese adults who smoke fell below 20 percent. According to the World Health Organization, Japanese men are three times more likely to smoke tha
CNBC
added Nov 3, 2017 00:04
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Vaping rivals, quitters cloud Japan Tobacco's cigarette sales

Japan Tobacco Inc said it expected a steeper decline in cigarette sales at home than previously estimated, after earlier reporting disappointing results, as more smokers quit or defect to “heat-not-burn” tobacco products.
Reuters
added Nov 1, 2017 15:58
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Why one Japanese company is offering nonsmokers more paid days off

Many Japanese companies have started implementing a variety of anti-smoking measures, according to Kyodo News. It’s a recent trend designed to cut down on secondhand smoke exposure in light of more evidence regarding the associated health risks. Matsush
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 1, 2017 02:41
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Non-smokers are given an extra six days holiday by Japanese firm to make up for other workers' cigarette breaks

A Japanese company is to offer its non-smoking employees an extra six days of paid holiday a year to compensate for the regular breaks its smokers take. Piala Inc, a marketing firm based in Tokyo, introduced the perk in September and it has proved popul
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:44
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Non-smokers get six days extra paid leave to make up for smokers' cigarette breaks at Japanese firm

A Japanese company is granting non-smoking employees an extra six days of paid holidays a year after they complained that they were working more than staff who took time off for cigarette breaks. Tokyo-based marketing firm Piala Inc. only introduced the
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:52
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