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Examining perceptions about IQOS heated tobacco product: consumer studies in Japan and Switzerland [FREE FULL TEXT]

IQOS was marketed as a sophisticated, high tech and aspirational product. Because youth and young adults are more interested in such product positioning, this approach raises some concern about youth appeal. This research shows cultural factors appeared t
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2018 21:46
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Japan Enacts Act to Partially Amend the Health Promotion Act

smoking is generally prohibited at facilities used by large numbers of people. Smoking will be prohibited in schools, hospitals, aircraft, taxis, buses, etc. Further, smoking will be allowed only in smoking rooms in other facilities used by a large number
Lexology (uk)
added Aug 30, 2018 18:55
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[Japan, Korea - South] Awareness, experience and prevalence of heated tobacco product, IQOS, among young Korean adults [FREE FULL TEXT]

were relatively higher than among their Japanese counterparts. Current IQOS users were more likely to smoke conventional cigarettes and/or e-cigarettes, which contradicts the tobacco industry’s claims that conventional cigarette smokers will switch to hea
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2018 17:31
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] British American Tobacco to raise prices in line with October tax hike

has filed for approval from the Finance Ministry to raise its tobacco product prices in line with the planned tobacco tax hike on Oct. 1, informed sources said Monday. If approved, British American, known for its mainstay Kent brand, will raise its produ
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 20, 2018 16:06
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[Japan] This Company Rewards Non-Smokers with an Extra Week of Vacation

Piala Inc., a company in Japan has decided to do something about smokers, after it is deeply ingrained into culture. After a non-smoking employee submitted a complaint to the company suggestion box about how smoke brakes affected productivity, the marketi
Rare
added Aug 9, 2018 17:09
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Smoking-linked losses in Japan estimated at over ¥2 trillion

Financial losses linked to smoking are estimated to have amounted to 2.05 trillion yen in Japan in fiscal 2015, the health ministry says, with the majority of spending going toward medical expenses. Of the losses, smokers' medical fees added up to 1.26
Japan Today
added Aug 9, 2018 15:32
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Smoking-linked losses in Japan estimated at over 2 trillion yen

Financial losses linked to smoking are estimated to have amounted to 2.05 trillion yen ($18.4 billion) in Japan in fiscal 2015, the health ministry said Wednesday, with the majority of spending going toward medical expenses.
Kyodo News Service (jp)
added Aug 8, 2018 19:16
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[Asia-pacific] Smoking-linked losses in Japan estimated at over 2 trillion yen

Financial losses linked to smoking are estimated to have amounted to 2.05 trillion yen ($18.4 billion) in Japan in fiscal 2015, the health ministry said Wednesday, with the majority of spending going toward medical expenses.
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Aug 8, 2018 13:23
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[Japan] Philip Morris sues BAT, alleging patent breach

over its tobacco-heating device in Japan, the latest move by tobacco makers jostling for dominance over a promising new cigarette alternative. Philip Morris, which sells its own tobacco-heating device IQOS in Japan, is alleging that some features of BAT'
MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Aug 3, 2018 17:37
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Japan] Following Tokyo’s lead, more cities eye tougher rules against passive smoking

Of the 20 ordinance-designated cities surveyed, Chiba, for example, plans to draft its own ordinance against passive smoking, and Hamamatsu, Osaka and Sakai are considering joining prefecture-level efforts to tighten related regulations, the Jiji Press s
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 29, 2018 22:35
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