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60 minutes: Young gamers in Japan face cap on playtime

Kagawa Prefecture takes aim at addiction with daily limit

The World Health Organization recognized "gaming disorder" as a type of addiction last year. (Photo by Shogo Matsuda)

TAKAMATSU, Japan -- A prefecture in southwestern Japan will seek to limit kids to an hour of video games a day under a new ordinance set to take effect April 1, amid growing alarm about the risk of addiction.

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