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New rules in Japan take aim at heated tobacco

Measures are part of efforts aimed at reducing dangers of passive smoking

From left: British American Tobacco's Glo, Philip Morris' IQOS, Japan Tobacco's Ploom Tech (Photo by Akira Kodaka)

TOKYO -- Japanese regulators are preparing to expand the scope of their rules against passive smoking, this time targeting heated tobacco products. This is casting a shadow over the fate of the products, which have managed to increase their share of the tobacco market in the country.

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