「ST」は紙名を新たに「Alpha」として2018年6月29日より新創刊しました。 Alpha以降の英文記事はこちら
「ST」は紙名を新たに「Alpha」として2018年6月29日より新創刊しました。 Alpha以降の英文記事はこちら

National News

Passive smoking bill to be shelved until fall


Passage of a bill to strengthen legislation combating passive smoking will be postponed until this fall, because the health ministry and ruling Liberal Democratic Party could not work out their differences in time to submit the bill in the current Diet session.

Sources close to the government and ruling parties said June 5 the LDP wanted to allow bars with a floor area as large as 150 sq. meters to be exempt from any indoor smoking ban in the bill, but the ministry wanted to allow exemptions only for bars smaller than 30 sq. meters. (Kyodo)



The Japan Times ST: June 16, 2017


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