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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Over 30% of lung cancer patients were exposed to secondhand smoke at workplace: survey

Over 30 percent of lung cancer patients in Japan who have jobs had been exposed to passive smoking at their workplaces, underscoring the need for legal action to reduce the risk at offices and public places, according to a patient support group. The Japa
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 19, 2017 15:31
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[Canada, Japan] Heat-not-burn tobacco: The emerging smoking trend that has experts worried

Heat-not-burn products exist in Canada now, but the popularity is just beginning to grow, says Dr. Matthew Stanbrook, a specialist in respirology at Toronto Western Hospital. “It’s in the midst of gaining popularity but it’s still fairly low-key,” he sa
Global News (ca)
added Oct 18, 2017 15:40
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[Japan, USA] Decreasing popularity of e-cigarettes could 'open the floodgates' for smoking alternative heat-not-burn tobacco

A smoking trend that’s taken over Japan could soon be making its debut in the American market, possibly eclipsing e-cigarettes as a “more authentic” alternative to traditional tobacco products. Heat-not-burn cigarettes are battery-powered devices that t
CardioVascular Business.com
added Oct 18, 2017 02:52
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Third of lung cancer patients worried about workplace secondhand smoke exposure

Roughly a third of working lung cancer patients are exposed to damage from secondhand smoke via their coworkers, a questionnaire by the Japan Lung Cancer Alliance has found.
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Oct 17, 2017 13:17
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Passive smoking and children

A by-law aimed at protecting children from passive smoking — including in private places like their homes — has been enacted in Tokyo... will help the capital hold the 2020 Olympic Games in a tobacco-free environment — a goal set by both the International
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 14, 2017 16:06
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[Japan, UK] New ‘healthier’ way to smoke tobacco set to explode in popularity, experts claim - and it's not e-cigarettes

Study suggests heat-not-burn devices will overtake sales of e-cigarettes This is after their surge in popularity in Japan, the first country to sell them The first smokeless product became available in the UK last year and have entered the FDA-approval
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 13, 2017 06:27
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[Japan] Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco May Soon Light Up U.S. Market

aren't yet available in the U.S., but they may be soon, and their recent explosive growth in Japan suggests that they will also catch fire here / Japan is, at present, the only country where heat-not-burn cigarettes are widely available. The battery-power
MedPage Today
added Oct 13, 2017 01:17
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[Japan] Tobacco Companies Snuff Smoke, But Health Benefits Still Hazy

The few studies of the device thus far agree, but with a caveat: Heating and inhaling tobacco in this manner still produces harmful chemicals. It might not harm you as much as a cigarette would, but it’s still detrimental to your health. Philip Morris ha
Discover Magazine
added Oct 12, 2017 22:52
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[Japan, Korea - South] The Tax Benefits of Big Tobacco's New Technology May Soon Flame Out

But in some places, that advantage may be going away. Japan and South Korea -- two critical markets for emerging tobacco technologies -- are considering raising the taxes on Philip Morris International Inc.’s heat-not-burn products, according to Exane B
Bloomberg News
added Oct 12, 2017 22:47
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BRIEF-Opko Health enters into exclusive agreement with Japan Tobacco to develop and commercialize Rayaldee in Japan

* Opko Health - As per agrement, co eligible to receive up to additional $31 million in development & regulatory milestones & $75 million in sales based milestones​ * Opko Health Inc - JT will make​ another ‍$6 million payment to co upon initiation of O
Reuters
added Oct 12, 2017 22:45
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