Mr Asuka hopes the scheme will create an incentive for the company's staff to quit smoking.
Smoking at work will cost you more than a week of precious vacation time at one Japanese company.
Some nonsmoking employees had complained they were working more than their colleagues who stepped out for a cigarette, according to The Telegraph.
Coupled with the time employees took to commute from the office's 29th floor to the smoking area in the building's basement, employees spend about 40 minutes each day away from their desks for smoke breaks, Piala spokesman Hirotaka Matsushima said, according to CNN.
A Japanese company will give its non-smoking employees an additional six days off to promote fairness and simultaneously acknowledge the amount of time smokers use to take smoke breaks.
Unsurprisingly, staffers who don't smoke have been pleased with the bonus time.
One of those new non-smokers, Shun Shinbaba, 25, told CNNMoney he used to smoke a pack of cigarettes every two days, and that he plans to use his newfound vacation time to play tennis.
More companies are expected to regulate in-house smoking as the government is reinforcing measures to prevent secondhand smoking ahead of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
Employees have been quick to take advantage. But curbing tobacco use in Japan will likely be hard, as it was in the U.S. Original efforts by the country's health ministry to ban indoor smoking in restaurants were scaled back after lobbyists pressured politicians.
Bush assigning them the label "enemy combatants"-which negates any protections they would have under the Geneva Conventions". Asked about the Guantanamo military commission's poor track record thus far, McCain conceded the system isn't working well.
Janney portrays LaVona Harding as a bitter chainsmoker who won't stop berating her daughter on multiple occasions. Four years later and it looks like the star of About Time and Suicide Squad has landed her best role to date.
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Now that Halloween is behind us, some parents may wonder what they should do with their kids leftover candy. Kool Smiles at 1852 Bluffton Road will collect trick-or-treat candy from children in exchange for a toy.
A Trump campaign supervisor encouraged Papadopoulos to make the trip "if it is feasible" on August 15, 2016. At the time Trump described him as an " excellent guy " so was clearly familiar with his work.
Klum really got into act when she performed the classic " Thriller " dance at the party, which was held at Moxy Times Square . With little help from her prosthetic chest and hand, the 44-year-old model looked no less horrifying than MJ himself.
Indigenous Australians have also complained about visitors urinating on the rock, potentially contaminating water sources. More than 30 people have died attempting the climb, which is often closed during periods of high temperatures or weather.
Even today, as it was in the past, any project that contains corridors passing through this region will benefit all actors.
Suspect in Colorado Walmart Shooting Is Arrested, ID'd
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Even Apple Can't Believe Apple's Q4 Results
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Trump thinks twice on sending NY attacker to Guantanamo
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Osweiler Named Starting QB By Broncos
He was cut by Cleveland during training camp and signed to be Denver's backup ahead of its season opener in September. That final year when they won the Super Bowl , he went 5-2 as the starter while the future Hall of Famer was injured.
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Utah nurse arrested by police reaches $500K settlement
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Zero Dawn Crossover on PS4
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El Shaarawy double as Roma maul Chelsea
Both teams will be fully aware that a win in this game will be a crucial step towards qualification from the group. He is a fantastic manager and tries to do the best for Chelsea ", Ranieri added.