Japan preparing bill to cut adult age to 18

Nov 14, 2016

Japan preparing bill to cut adult age to 18

The government plans to submit a bill to the Diet during next year’s ordinary legislative session to lower the age of adulthood under the Civil Code from 20 to 18. If approved by the Diet, the change could take place by 2021 following a ...

Mar 23, 2016

France orders plain packaging for cigarettes; Japan Tobacco to appeal

France published a decree on Tuesday that requires cigarette manufacturers to introduce plain packaging by the end of the year. Japan Tobacco International immediately said it would challenge the measure. The publication of the decree was the culmination of government efforts launched in 2014 ...