Headlines Tagged with Olympics — 271 headlines found
The targets were in the second plan that ran from fiscal 2012 to 2016, but will be left out of the third in line with a draft revision of the Health Promotion Act, which does not include a blanket ban on smoking in public spaces but states only that "unw
Feb 21, 2018 Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Feb 21, 2018 00:44
Tokyo is considering a ban on smoking indoors in most public places. In this intensely rule-abiding country, some say changing smoking rules would test the resolve of many.
Nov 28, 2017 New York Times
added Nov 28, 2017 18:42
The Japanese government failed to toughen a passive smoking ban in its new anticancer program, which was approved by the Cabinet on Tuesday... The existing anticancer program calls for eradication of passive smoking at government buildings and medical fa
Oct 24, 2017 Kyodo News Service (jp)
added Oct 24, 2017 13:46
A by-law aimed at protecting children from passive smoking — including in private places like their homes — has been enacted in Tokyo... will help the capital hold the 2020 Olympic Games in a tobacco-free environment — a goal set by both the International
Oct 14, 2017 Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 14, 2017 16:06
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has begun considering expanding the scope of exceptions under a legal revision that would ban smoking in restaurants in principle, due to a backlash from Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) lawmakers.
Apr 27, 2017 Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Apr 27, 2017 14:20
allegedly providing donations to politicians "in return for favors." This article tries to shed light on JT's behind-the-scenes maneuvering in a society where antismoking is the mainstream stance.
Dec 7, 2016 Sentaku Magazine (jp)
added Apr 23, 2017 13:31
Current measures for secondhand smoke are limited to the duty try to prevent smoking, but many restaurants, such as this one in Tokyo, allow customers to smoke freely... About 100 members from the tobacco caucus, chaired by Takeshi Noda, gathered on March
Apr 6, 2017 Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Apr 6, 2017 14:00
With 6 percent of employees at Pfizer Japan still smoking, the company has released a "zero smokers final declaration," in which it states its aim to have no smokers among its ranks by 2020. The declaration is printed on badges that visitors wear when the
Feb 5, 2017 Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Feb 5, 2017 15:12
The construction of the Olympic village in Rio de Janeiro is not yet complete, which has resulted in workers and contractors plying their trade around the athletes' quarters. Reports claim that the fire alarm and sprinklers had been turned off by the wor
Jul 30, 2016 IBTimes (uk)
added Jul 30, 2016 18:54
The cabin announcement was polite but firm: "Unless you happen to be the Olympic Flame, I'm afraid there is no smoking allowed."
May 18, 2012 Chicago Tribune
added May 19, 2012 09:42