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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

[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

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

[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

[Japan] SIEGEL: Tokyo considers smoking ban

With smokers now clearly in the minority and the 2020 Olympic games secured, Some in the Tokyo government are pushing for a smoking ban in-line some western nations. Such a ban was attempted in Yokohama in the past, but failed due to strong business oppos
added Nov 6, 2014 17:36

[Japan] Tokyo to consider public smoking restrictions in preparation for 2020 Olympics

Just as Beijing and London did when they hosted the Olympics, Tokyo is considering smoking bans in public areas and restaurants, as well as establishing separate areas for individuals to smoke in. In August, Tokyo Gov Yoichi Masuzoe said the effects of
Japan Today
added Nov 3, 2014 11:13

[Japan] Diet group plans law to reduce secondhand smoke

A suprapartisan group of lawmakers is being formed to draft a new law to prevent secondhand smoking in public spaces ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics... Shigefumi Matsuzawa of Your Party, a small opposition force, proposed the new group an
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 11, 2014 12:13

[Russia] Shape Up Sochi - The Daily Fix

“Every cigarette shortens a smoker’s life by 12-14 minutes.” Prokopyev, a former smoker, has been pressing that message for months in Sochi, campaigning for a smoke-free ordinance that the city recently adopted. Snuffing out the habit here is no easy fe
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Feb 16, 2014 18:16

Smoke-free Sochi showcases Russia's tobacco control effort ($$)

n one important respect the event seems to be shaping into a resounding success: the XXII Olympic Winter ...
The Lancet (uk)
added Feb 16, 2014 18:14

[Russia] World Lung Foundation Urges Enforcement of Smokefree Environment at 2014 Winter Olympics

World Lung Foundation provided technical support for two informational campaigns to publicize the harms of tobacco and promote the smoke-free policy. Both have been running on television, radio, billboards, posters, in print and on public transportation
World Lung Foundation
added Feb 16, 2014 18:12
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