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[Asia, China] Throwback Thursday: Beijing Bans Smoking (Once Again)

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.
The Beijinger (cn)
added Apr 14, 2016 21:48
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[Asia, Japan] Abe administration mulling crackdown on secondhand smoke ahead of Tokyo Olympics

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
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 26, 2016 12:54
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[Asia, Japan] Ban on smoking in public facilities eyed

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
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jan 5, 2016 18:15
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[Asia] Japan’s Changing Attitude to Smoking: Ordinances Enforcing Better Manners On the Rise

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.
Nippon Paper Group (jp)
added Jan 3, 2016 16:39
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[Asia] Japanese employers, establishments take steps toward curbing smoking ahead of 2020 Games

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
Japan Times (jp)
added Dec 18, 2015 17:15
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[Asia, Japan] An interview with Tokyo Gov Yoichi Masuzoe

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
Japan Today
added Oct 23, 2015 19:19
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Smoker-friendly Japan mulls restrictions ahead of 2020 Olympics

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
The Nation (th)
added Sep 24, 2015 12:35
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[Asia, Japan] LDP groups outlines plans for tighter smoking laws ahead of 2020 Games

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
Japan Times (jp)
added Sep 24, 2015 12:34
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EDITORIAL: Olympic flame gives Japan a good reason to not light up in public

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.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jun 1, 2015 11:00
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Singapore] Olympic antismoking efforts in Japan run into resistance

However, one policy area is proving particularly problematic for the governor - smoking...Tokyo-to Tobacco Shogyo Kyodo Kumiai Rengokai, which represents tobacco retailers in the capital, said the situation should be dealt with by "improving people's man
AsiaOne (sg)
added Feb 11, 2015 22:17
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