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[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
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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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[Japan] Tough task to have smoking rules meet world standards before Tokyo Olympics

"Are you willing to be hit with complaints by foreigners?" the ministry's Health Service... hurled at Japan Food Service Association...how much the health ministry's smoking regulation plan can keep up with global standards depends on deliberations during
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Dec 25, 2016 17:49
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Clean Olympics: Governor Koike targets smoking for Tokyo Games

Tokyo’s new governor said she is willing to take measures to prevent passive smoking in the capital ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. “Tokyo, as the host of the Games, should establish a system on its own,” Yuriko Koike said in an interv
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Aug 10, 2016 12:23
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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, 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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[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
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[Russia] Sochi Mayor launches new crackdown on smoking before 2014 Winter Olympics

A new campaign has been launched in Sochi to get people to stop smoking before the city holds the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
Inside the Games
added Jun 6, 2012 04:28
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JAPAN CONSIDERS SMOKING BANS

With the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in mind, discussions are underway on measures to regulate smoking in public places in an attempt to prevent secondhand smoke. The smoking ban would include hotel lobbies, restaurants, stations and airport
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Nov 30, 2016 20:10
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[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
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