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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Suspect admits lacing tobacco with mercury in murder attempt

According to police, Miyawaki handed a 20-cartridge box of HNB tobacco containing metallic mercury to the acquaintance in Ritto, also in Shiga Prefecture, on June 3, 2017. The acquaintance smoked 14 of the cartridges at a pachinko parlor and elsewhere o
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:57
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Man arrested for lacing former employee’s tobacco with mercury over pay dispute

man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of trying to kill an acquaintance with heat-not-burn tobacco laced with mercury. Investigation sources said Thursday it was due to a problem regarding pay. On June 3 last year, Takashi Miyawaki of Otsu in Shiga Pre
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:56
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[Japan] Effects of Switching to the Tobacco Heating System 2.2 Menthol, Smoking Abstinence, or Continued Cigarette Smoking on Biomarkers of Exposure: A Randomized, Controlled, Open-Label, Multicenter Study in Sequential Confinement and Ambulatory Settings (Part 1

The menthol Tobacco Heating System 2.2 (mTHS) is a newly developed candidate modified-risk tobacco product intended to reduce exposure to the harmful and potentially harmful constituents...The results provide evidence that switching to mTHS reduces real
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 9, 2018 03:17
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[Togo] As people in Japan smoke less, Japan Tobacco’s new CEO looks abroad for growth

the obstacles the company faces will look familiar to the 28-year veteran: tighter global regulations, slowing cigarette demand and competition to offer high-tech smoking devices. Terabatake, who becomes the fifth head of Japan Tobacco since it was priva
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 5, 2018 12:44
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[USA] Editorial: Japan's Olympics-size challenge: Ban smoking

Japanese restaurateurs and entrepreneurs who seek to attract the widest possible international clientele during the Olympics — and after — will ban smoking. Wouldn’t it be terrific if the Tokyo Olympics sparked a Great Japanese Smokeout?
Chicago Tribune
added Dec 22, 2017 20:46
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PITMAN: Antitobacco Campaigners Seize Olympic Opportunity for Clearing Smoke in Japan’s Public Places

This high-profile event has been seized upon by antitobacco campaigners as a catalyst for improving Japan’s tobacco policy. The hope is that it will provide a deadline for Japan to introduce proper legislation against passive smoking and help it vault fro
Nippon Paper Group (jp)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:44
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[USA] FOJTIK: U.S., FDA Can Learn from Japan How to Reduce Smoking

The reason that cigarette sales have declined so dramatically this year is because Japanese smokers are making a rapid and notable switch away from a deadly combustible product to “heat-not-burn” products dominated currently by Philip Morris’ innovative I
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 20, 2017 22:28
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] National, Tokyo gov'ts split on indoor vaping ahead of 2020 Games

HNB products, in which users inhale vapor instead of smoke, are placed in the same category as paper-wrapped cigarettes under the Tobacco Business Act. Because of this, both HNB products and paper-wrapped cigarettes were subject to the original draft rev
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Dec 18, 2017 21:24
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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]

The largest internet search volume for IQOS occurred in April 2016 in the week after a popular national entertainment TV show introduced IQOS. For Ploom and glo... A popular TV programme triggered IQOS diffusion in Japan. Extrapolating from survey results
Tobacco Control
added Dec 17, 2017 12:55
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Japan's ruling bloc approves big corporate tax cut to encourage wage hikes

The tobacco tax will be hiked by 3 yen per cigarette or 60 yen a pack in stages over the next four years, the first such increase since 2010. Taxes will also rise on “heat-not-burn” tobacco in stages over the next five years.
Reuters
added Dec 16, 2017 18:19
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