Headlines Tagged with Olympics — 162 headlines found
In its basic policy for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, the government calls for reinforcing measures against secondhand smoking and is currently studying them in detail, including legislation. Effective preventive measures are needed.
Jun 29, 2016 Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jun 29, 2016 00:25
it's April 2008 and Beijing is ramping up for the Olympics, and in its haste once again announces it will attempt to ban smoking.
Apr 14, 2016 The Beijinger (cn)
added Apr 14, 2016 21:48
The Abe administration is considering a new law to punish restaurants and other public facilities if they fail to protect people from secondhand smoke. .. A task force on the issue made up of Cabinet secretaries and officials from the Finance Ministry an
Jan 26, 2016 Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 26, 2016 12:54
The government plans to introduce legislation to strengthen measures against secondhand smoke in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned. The legislation will oblige all public facilities, including
Jan 5, 2016 Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jan 5, 2016 18:15
Japan is working to improve smoking manners in the country. .. With the 2020 Olympic Games just over the horizon, the push to clear the air of second-hand smoke is gaining momentum.
Jan 2, 2016 Nippon Paper Group (jp)
added Jan 3, 2016 16:39
In late November in Tokyo, about 70 participants in a meeting of students and lawmakers decided to propose the establishment of a punitive passive smoking prevention law to Health, Labor and Welfare Minister Yasuhisa Shiozaki for a “tobacco-free Olympics
Dec 18, 2015 Japan Times (jp)
added Dec 18, 2015 17:15
First, I don’t smoke. My idea is to separate the places where smokers can enjoy smoking...The only thing that we are doing is that, we ask restaurants to put a sign on the door saying if you can or can’t smoke. And we have to educate the people about how
Oct 23, 2015 Japan Today
added Oct 23, 2015 19:19
Smoking could get tougher in Japan ahead of the Tokyo2020 Olympics, as members of the ruling party outlined a bill to restrict the practice in public places, a report said Monday. Japan is one of the more smoker-friendly countries, with people often seen
Sep 24, 2015 The Nation (th)
added Sep 24, 2015 12:35
A group of lawmakers in the ruling Liberal Democratic Party has outlined a bill to ban or segregate smoking in public places ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. The group, headed by Akiko Santo, a former vice president of the House of
Sep 24, 2015 Japan Times (jp)
added Sep 24, 2015 12:34
The government should act swiftly... We will feel shame if we find Japan to be lagging behind many other countries in imposing a ban on smoking in public places when Tokyo hosts the Olympics.
Jun 1, 2015 Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jun 1, 2015 11:00