Japan violating anti-smoking treaty by bowing to tobacco industry, expert says

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  • 2017•05•31     japantimes.co.jp

    An excerpt from the article by japantimes.co.jp:

    “When you accept a treaty internationally, it creates an obligation on you as a state,” Obijiofor Aginam, interim director of the UNU-International Institute for Global Health in Kuala Lumpur, said in a telephone interview last week. … “So what’s happening in Japan is actually a violation of Article 5,” he said.