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[Asia-pacific, Japan] PESEK: The LDP’s tobacco addiction tells a much bigger story

the lost-business argument peddled by the tobacco-industrial complex, is bunk. As London, Madrid, New York, Paris, Shanghai and any host of global cities...This remains a puffer’s paradise, in part, because the Finance Ministry owns one-third of Japan Tob
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 10, 2017 01:09
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[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco lifts 2017 profit outlook by $45m

Japan Tobacco on Wednesday upgraded its forecast for operating profit in the year ending December by 5 billion yen ($45.3 million) to reflect an updated foreign exchange outlook and greater royalty income from an HIV drug. The company, also known as JT,
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:58
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] PESEK: The LDP’s tobacco addiction tells a much bigger story

Tokyo is as hooked on the ¥2 trillion of tax revenues tobacco adds to state coffers annually as smokers are to nicotine. The LDP is so addicted to tobacco cash that 90 percent of members oppose an indoor smoking ban. The LDP championing cigarettes is emb
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 7, 2017 12:06
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Japan Tobacco cuts cigarette outlook as smokers shift to "heat-not-burn" alternatives

lowered its domestic cigarette sales forecast for this year as it sees more smokers defecting to "heat-not-burn" (HNB) tobacco products dominated by global rival Philip Morris International Inc.
Reuters
added Aug 4, 2017 01:45
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Japan Tobacco loses ground to rivals in next-generation vaping

admitted on Wednesday that it has fallen behind international rivals in a battle to dominate the potential $10bn domestic Japanese market for next-generation vaping devices... “It’s a pity we fell behind when IQOS and [BAT’s] Glo appeared,” said executiv
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 3, 2017 00:39
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Global players keen to boost heated tobacco production

Popularity in Japan prompts makers to push alternative devices using real leaf
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jul 31, 2017 23:09
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Indoor smoking ban bill stymied by LDP resistance ahead of Olympics

Legislative efforts in Japan to address the public health hazards caused by passive smoking have been stalled by political bickering driven by the ruling Liberal Democratic Party.
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 30, 2017 12:05
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[Asia-pacific] Bill to address passive smoking in Japan in limbo

After a failed attempt to submit a bill to parliament during the latest session, Japan’s Health, Labour and Welfare Ministry hopes to bring one before an extra session likely to convene in fall. But despite health experts pointing out that Japan lags beh
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jul 28, 2017 15:01
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[Japan] Political bickering puts bill to address passive smoking in limbo

"We were unable to hold sufficient scientific evidence-based discussions," health minister Yasuhisa Shiozaki, a lawmaker from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party and a key proponent of tackling passive smoking, said shortly after the 150-day Diet session
Japan Today
added Jul 27, 2017 15:35
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Japanese app to help smokers kick the habit

A Tokyo start-up has invented a revolutionary aid to kicking the smoking habit and has attracted investments the company will use for expansion. CureApp expects its product, an app that works by allowing users to interact on their smartphones or tablets
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 26, 2017 22:45
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