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Data sourced: 2022.   Page updated: 2023-05-11

Prevalence

References:
  1. 1. Odani, S., & Tabuchi, T. (2022). Prevalence and denial of current tobacco product use: Combustible and heated tobacco products, Japan, 2022. Preventive Medicine Reports, 30, 102031. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2022.102031 2. Calculation based on population size data of people over 15 years of age (16+). Source of population data: World Population Prospects 2019 [Internet]. United Nations; 2019. (Department of Economic and Social Affairs, editor. Population Division). Report No.: Rev. 1. Available from: https://population.un.org/wpp/Download/Standard/Population/
  2. Odani, S., & Tabuchi, T. (2022). Prevalence and denial of current tobacco product use: Combustible and heated tobacco products, Japan, 2022. Preventive Medicine Reports, 30, 102031. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2022.102031
Comments:
  1. 2022 Japan Society and New Tobacco Internet Survey (JASTIS) World Population Prospects 2019 [Internet]. United Nations; 2019. (Department of Economic and Social Affairs, editor. Population Division). Report No.: Rev. 1. Available from: https://population.un.org/wpp/Download/Standard/Population/
  2. 2022 Japan Society and New Tobacco Internet Survey (JASTIS)

Regulation

Allowed
1 A
6.70
1 A
2019
0.80
2 A
2019
0.90
2 A
2019
7.20
1 A
2019
2.30
2 A
2019
References:
  1. PMI Quarterly Earnings Report
  2. JTI 2019 Third Quarter Results; https://www.jt.com/investors/index.html
Comments:
  1. quarterly
References:
  1. 1. Philip Morris International website. Available at: https://www.pmi.com/smoke-free-products/iqos-our-tobacco-heating-system; 2. WHO (2018) Heated tobacco products (Htps) market monitoring information sheet. Available at: https://www.who.int/tobacco/publications/prod_regulation/htps-marketing-monitoring/en/ ; 3. Industry contact provided information; 4. BAT Harm Reduction Report 2018. Available at: https://www.bat.com/group/sites/uk__9d9kcy.nsf/vwPagesWebLive/DO9DCL3P.
  2. JTI 2019 Third Quarter Results; https://www.jt.com/investors/index.html
Comments:
  1. 1. IQOS; 2. glo; 3. Ploom tech
  2. quarterly

Availability

References:
  1. 1. Philip Morris International website. Available at: https://www.pmi.com/smoke-free-products/iqos-our-tobacco-heating-system; 2. WHO (2018) Heated tobacco products (Htps) market monitoring information sheet. Available at: https://www.who.int/tobacco/publications/prod_regulation/htps-marketing-monitoring/en/ ; 3. Industry contact provided information; 4. BAT Harm Reduction Report 2018. Available at: https://www.bat.com/group/sites/uk__9d9kcy.nsf/vwPagesWebLive/DO9DCL3P.
Comments:
  1. 1. IQOS; 2. glo; 3. Ploom tech
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