5-speed listening (No Smoking - Level 0)

Japan university to hire non-smoking staff only






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Japan's Nagasaki University will not hire teachers who smoke. It wants a healthy place to work and study. It wants to look after its staff and stop people smoking. There will be no smoking in the university from August. About eight per cent of the university's professors and teachers smoke.

More streets, restaurants and bars in Japan are non-smoking. There is a no-smoking campaign ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The number of smokers in Japan fell from 49 per cent of adults in 1966 to 28 per cent last year. A company in Japan is giving workers extra days off to stop smoking.

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