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China ignites tobacco wars with smoke-free Olympic Games

AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 29, 2007 00:00
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Net Campaign Bags on Tobacco

Ad Week
added Sep 25, 2000 00:00
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Ruling LDP embraces even weaker anti-smoking bill ahead of Tokyo 2020

A heavily watered-down anti-smoking plan won preliminary approval from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Thursday, with newly added exceptions paving the way for continued smoking at eateries. While the health ministry once sought to introduce a to
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 22, 2018 17:01
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LDP approves new draft of watered-down health ministry passive smoking plan

The new draft submitted by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare on Feb. 22 stipulates that existing restaurants and bars that have a seating space of 100 square meters or less fall outside of the ban on smoking indoors. While the exemption rolls bac
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:46
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Japan health ministry to water down proposal on restaurant smoking: media

health ministry is likely to drastically water down a proposal restricting smoking in restaurants, media said on Friday, a move that risks Tokyo becoming one of the unhealthiest hosts of the Olympic Games hosts in years.
Reuters
added Nov 17, 2017 15:18
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Tokyo moves to protect kids from passive smoking at home, in cars

The Tokyo metropolitan assembly is set to pass an ordinance Oct. 5 to prohibit smoking in private homes and cars if there are children around. The idea, at this stage largely symbolic as the ordinance would not carry penalties for violators, is to prote
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:09
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] PESEK: The LDP’s tobacco addiction tells a much bigger story

Tokyo is as hooked on the ¥2 trillion of tax revenues tobacco adds to state coffers annually as smokers are to nicotine. The LDP is so addicted to tobacco cash that 90 percent of members oppose an indoor smoking ban. The LDP championing cigarettes is emb
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 7, 2017 12:06
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[Asia-pacific] Bill to address passive smoking in Japan in limbo

After a failed attempt to submit a bill to parliament during the latest session, Japan’s Health, Labour and Welfare Ministry hopes to bring one before an extra session likely to convene in fall. But despite health experts pointing out that Japan lags beh
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jul 28, 2017 15:01
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Tokyo vote becomes testing ground for national debates

From anti-smoking measures to waiving high school tuition, candidates in the closely watched race for the Tokyo assembly are bidding for the public's support on some of Japan's biggest policy debates.
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jun 28, 2017 13:34
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Health ministry ponders 2020 goal to eliminate secondhand smoking at restaurants, bars

The Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry is considering setting a goal of eliminating secondhand smoking at restaurants and bars by 2020, ministry sources said. The goal will be incorporated in a new basic plan on cancer control the ministry will implemen
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added May 31, 2017 17:18
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