Smoking in Japan

Deborah Cohen explains how a joint BMJ and Daily Telegraph investigation helped uncover problems with device regulation in Europe. Previous research has shown smoking reduces life expectancy by about a decade, but only by four years if you are Japanese. Sarah Darby, from the University of Oxford, explains why her new research shows they are actually just as unhealthy as their British counterparts.

See also
Faulty hip implant shows up failings of EU regulation
Impact of smoking on mortality and life expectancy in Japanese smokers

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Smoking in Japan: 0:29

Device regulation in Europe: 8:40

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