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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

[UK] Athletes bringing their own towels, cigarette firm as sponsor, and a budget of £760,000: Britain's shoestring Olympics of 1948

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 24, 2011 00:00

Smoke-free China a marathon challenge

Gates Foundation helping push for healthful cultural revolution in nation that smokes one-third of the world's cigarettes.
Seattle (WA) Times
added Aug 19, 2008 00:00

[China] Liu under fire for tobacco links

added May 29, 2006 00:00

Japan's ruling party OKs antismoking plan with many loopholes

While the ministry had sought to introduce a total indoor smoking ban in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, it gave up after staunch opposition from the LDP, whose members have strong ties with tobacco and restaurant industries.
Kyodo News Service (jp)
added Feb 22, 2018 17:01

[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban plan diluted again

What’s unfortunate is that the health hazard from passive smoking did not appear to have been prioritized in the discussion over the smoking regulation...the WHO convention on tobacco regulations does not recognize the creation of smoking rooms — which w
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 10, 2018 19:47

[Asia-pacific] Olympic embarrassment: Japan falls way short in banning public smoking ahead of 2020 Games

The government’s recently unveiled anti-smoking plan has sparked an outcry from lung cancer patients and other activists because it leaves a gaping loophole that basically allows customers in restaurants and bars to continue lighting up. The plan releas
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:47

[Japan] Stamping out Secondhand Smoke

The Health Ministry hopes to strengthen regulation ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. The new measures completely ban indoor smoking in schools, universities and hospitals. Smoking at large restaurants, newly opened businesses, and c
NHK WORLD (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) (jp)
added Feb 5, 2018 16:57

Japan likely to tolerate smoking at restaurants after LDP's resistance

The ministry, which initially planned to ban smoking at restaurants excluding those with a floor space of up to 30 square meters, is now leaning toward allowing smoking at restaurants with a floor space of up to 150 square meters.
Japan Today
added Nov 17, 2017 19:11

[Asia-pacific, Japan] Tokyo set to hold a smoke-free Olympics with ban due in 2019

Governor Yuriko Koike of the Tokyo metropolitan government said Sept. 8 that the ban will be "total" in principle. It will apply to indoor portions of restaurants and public facilities except small establishments with a floor space of 30 square meters o
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Sep 9, 2017 15:31
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