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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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[Asia-pacific] Restaurateurs hedge their bets on Japan anti-smoking law

Large chains ‘need to be selective’ on which locations to make entirely smoke-free
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jul 27, 2018 05:36
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Heat-not-burn tobacco product use in Japan: its prevalence, predictors and perceived symptoms from exposure to secondhand heat-not-burn tobacco aerosol [FREE FULL TEXT]

A popular TV programme triggered IQOS diffusion in Japan. Extrapolating from survey results to the general population, around 3.1 million people currently use IQOS in Japan. Tobacco control organisations and governments should closely monitor HNB tobacco
Tobacco Control
added Jul 25, 2018 17:18
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[Asia] ‘The industry must be inconspicuous’: Japan Tobacco’s corruption of science and health policy via the Smoking Research Foundation [FREE FULL TEXT]

Contrary to industry claims, SRF was never meant to be independent or neutral. With active support from foreign cigarette manufacturers, SRF represents the expansion into Asia of the denialist campaign that began in the USA in 1953.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 25, 2018 17:14
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[Japan] Tokyo focuses on environment two years out from Olympics

Tokyo was set to be the smokiest Olympics in years if no action was taken, anti-smoking activists said. “Last month, the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly approved a passive smoking prevention ordinance that goes one step further than nationwide regulations,”
Reuters
added Jul 23, 2018 23:42
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[Japan] Philip Morris Cuts Sales, Earnings Targets

Philip Morris, which first introduced IQOS smoke-free e-cigarettes in Japan, has cut inventory there and plans to introduce a less-expensive heated tobacco product
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 21, 2018 15:38
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[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Steadily implement steps to prevent passive smoking toward 2020 Games

Strengthening support, guidance and supervision for restaurants and bars will be essential for ensuring this policy is effective. Other local governments also should devise passive smoking countermeasures tailored to their own regional conditions.
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:52
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Anti-smoking law just a small 1st step, given the global trend

Continuous efforts are needed to bring Japan closer to the international standards of smoking restrictions, which require a total ban on indoor smoking.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:34
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[Asia-pacific] Editorial: Japan needs effort to avoid health damage from passive smoking

Restrictions are not enough. More customers and local residents should approve and support voluntary tobacco control programs by restaurants and bars. Each and every member of the public must share an awareness of the importance of stopping passive smoki
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:32
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