Michigan takes first step, banning flavored vaping products

Business Sep 5, 2019

Michigan takes first step, banning flavored vaping products

The state of Michigan announced a ban Wednesday on flavored nicotine vaping products, amid growing concern among health authorities over the impact of a product long promoted as less harmful than smoking. "And right now, companies selling vaping products are using candy flavors to hook ...

Japan to use larger health warning labels on packs of cigarettes

National Dec 28, 2018

Japan to use larger health warning labels on packs of cigarettes

The Finance Ministry plans to expand the size of health warning labels on cigarette packs, sources with knowledge of the matter said Thursday. It plans to implement the change before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, the sources said. The move is designed to increase ...

Editorials Jun 30, 2018

Mixed anti-smoking efforts

Tokyo is taking a stronger stance than the Diet in clamping down on smoking in public places. Other prefectures and cities should follow suit.