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Pfizer Japan To Ban 5,000 Workers From Smoking On The Job (Japan)

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

As of April, ahead of Pfizer Japan's planned launch of Chantix (varenicline tartrate), its 5,000 employees are to be barred from smoking while on the job. The company already bans smoking at its Shinjuku headquarters, but it plans to ban the activity at sales sites and other locations, and in the company cars used by the 2,400 sales representatives. Pfizer Japan's smoking policy states it is inappropriate for employees of a health care company to smoke. (Click here for more - may require a subscription

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