Japan's workplace passive smoking rate falls below 30 percent

National Aug 22, 2019

Japan's workplace passive smoking rate falls below 30 percent

The proportion of people affected by passive smoking at workplaces in Japan fell below 30 percent for the first time last year, the labor ministry said in a report based on a survey Wednesday. The figure declined 8.4 percentage points from the previous year to ...

Juul and Philip Morris sued in U.S. for targeting kids

Business Aug 20, 2019

Juul and Philip Morris sued in U.S. for targeting kids

E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc. and Philip Morris USA Inc. were sued for illegally marketing nicotine-delivery devices to minors and deceiving consumers about the risks of vaping. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of a 19-year-old, Christian Foss, who says he became addicted to nicotine ...