<h1> Japan Tobacco Produces Marlboro - One of the Best Selling Brands in the Cigarette Market </h1> <br> DUBLIN, Ireland - Research and Markets has announced the addition of Tobacco Japan 2006 to their offering.<br> Tobacco Japan 2006 provides the latest data (1995-2006) on the local market and major companies and brands. The report covers key factors that influence the market such as production, distribution and consumption.<br> Products: cigarettes and cigars <br> This report can help you to: <br> - Understand the local market <br> - Identify key competitors and their products <br> - Monitor market trends <br> - Assess future developments <br> Japan has one of the largest populations in the Far East, home to 128 million people with around 30 million smokers. Cigarettes dominate the tobacco market made up of local and imported foreign brands. <br> Japan Tobacco is the sole cigarette manufacturer. The company manufactures cigarettes for the domestic and export markets. The company produces Mild Seven, the best-selling brand in Japan. International brands such as Marlboro and Parliament are popular among smokers. Marlboro is the best selling and most widely available international cigarette brand, in both legal and contraband markets. <br> In May 2003, the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the first international anti-smoking treaty was unanimously approved by the 192 member states of the WHO including Japan. Only 40 countries in total were needed to ratify the FCTC before it became a global treaty in February 2005. <br> <br> US Eastern Timezone