Japanese government should also ban tobacco advertisingBMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7222.1433 (Published 27 November 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1433
- Hiroshi Kawane, associate professor
- Department of Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki City, 701-0192, Japan
EDITOR—I was interested to read that the UK government has brought in regulations to ban tobacco advertisements.1 In contrast, the Japanese government helps tobacco companies to promote cigarettes. Although Japan Tobacco, Japan's former monopoly, was privatised in 1985, the Ministry of Finance still owns …
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