Headlines Tagged with Olympics — 271 headlines found
Burning ambition: Torch aims to light sporting fire.
Mar 23, 2012 The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 27, 2012 00:00
lawmakers here are coming under pressure to implement tougher restrictions against passive smoking before Tokyo hosts the 2020 Summer Olympics, with the World Health Organization and the International Olympic Committee leading the calls for broad bans in
Feb 4, 2018 NBC News
added Feb 4, 2018 17:11
Unless it radically changes its stance toward the issue, Japan could end up entertaining many of the foreign visitors to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in smoke-filled restaurants and bars.
Feb 1, 2018 Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Feb 1, 2018 05:08
Considering the planned tighter regulations, the restaurant operators are aiming to lure nonsmoking customers to their outlets, industry sources said. The operators also hope to secure human resources amid a labor shortage by reducing the risk of exposu
Dec 14, 2017 Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Dec 14, 2017 17:31
The Japan Society for Tobacco Control released a statement on Aug. 10 demanding Shunichi Suzuki, the minister for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, retract a statement about allowing designated smoking areas rather than making the games smoke-free.
Aug 11, 2017 Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Aug 11, 2017 14:14
Over 70 percent of Japan’s 47 governors think tougher measures are needed to reduce passive smoking, but less than half support the government’s proposal to basically ban indoor smoking at restaurants, a Kyodo News survey shows. The results of the surve
Jul 23, 2017 Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 23, 2017 15:22
Unsurprisingly, Sakuta favours a ban on smoking in all public buildings “with no exceptions”. However, opponents of such a move point out that smoking is already forbidden on the streets of Tokyo and some other cities, meaning regulations on puffing insi
Jun 18, 2017 South China Morning Post
added Jun 19, 2017 20:30
An ongoing clash between the health ministry and the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) has extinguished hopes a bill to strengthen anti-secondhand smoke measures will be passed during the current Diet session as planned, government and opposition sou
Jun 3, 2017 Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Jun 3, 2017 11:36
A key World Health Organization official visiting Tokyo to press for a smoking ban in all public places said it is unthinkable in other countries to eat in a restaurant where diners were smoking. Douglas Bettcher, WHO director of the Department for Prev
Apr 10, 2017 Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Apr 10, 2017 15:04
The new national stadium being planned for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics is to be completely smoke-free, with no smoking rooms, it was learned from the Japan Sport Council (JSC) on March 30.
Mar 31, 2017 Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Mar 31, 2017 18:06