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[Asia, China, Korea - North] North Korean cigarettes, milk powder and marijuana? Look no further than Taobao

the totalitarian country’s capital also gives its name to a brand of cigarettes manufactured by the Pyongyang Paeksan Tobacco, a joint venture formed by Chinese and North Korean interests. Paeksan brand cigarettes will cost you about 45 yuan per carton o
South China Morning Post
added Apr 15, 2013 07:24
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, China, Korea - North, Korea - South] Smoking in South Korea is About to Get a Lot Pricier

China isn’t the only government in Asia trying to cut down on smoking. There’s also a big new cigarette tax in South Korea, where this week the legislature took action on an antismoking proposal President Park Geun Hye’s administration unveiled in Septem
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Dec 5, 2014 16:50
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[Korea - North] Vodka binges, secret smoking and Big Macs - the life of Kim Jong-un as a boy

A former chef, now living in exile, has revealed how the tyrant ... was a secret smoker in his early teens. ... At 14 he began smoking ... "we’d go up a little hill and smoke at the car park there. One, maybe two cigarettes. Yves Saint Laurent was his f
The [London, UK] Express
added Feb 23, 2014 15:08
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[Korea - North] Kim jong-un smokes cigarette while touring hospital

Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 1, 2013 16:39
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[Korea - North] Kim Jong-un, Cold and Smoking Alone at the Top of the World

North Korean dictator took a moment for quiet reflection after a busy year of family drama and brutal executions during a visit to his Masik Pass Ski Resort propaganda project: The lift, analysts say, is a 1970s model and has been ripped off from another
New York Magazine
added Dec 31, 2013 16:07
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[Korea - North] Kim Jong Un loves comic books and foreign cigarettes

Kenji Fujimoto, Kim Jong Il’s former sushi chef, was reported to have said that Kim Jong Un began to smoke cigarettes and drink liquor when he was around 15. ... was “one who loves to smoke,” adding that he likes to smoke Yves Saint Laurent, among othe
SINA (cn)
added Jan 9, 2013 15:39
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] Kim's £28m fag addiction: North Korea chubby tyrant splashes cash on cigarettes and cigars

The dumpy leader ordered his minions to empty the coffers of £28million for fags from China and Singapore and £700,000 went on fine cigars and cigarillos. The 33-year-old politician also forked out £88,000 on second-hand machinery to roll rough home-grow
Daily Star (uk)
added Jun 18, 2016 18:26
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Korea - North] North Korea's halting anti-smoking efforts

Things only began to change in the early 2000s, when Kim Jong Il decided to start a massive anti-smoking campaign...North Koreans are exposed to the view of Kim Jong Un, who is said to be a chain-smoker. He is often shown with cigarettes (usually, his fav
NK News
added Dec 5, 2015 17:59
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[Korea - North, Korea - South, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] N. Korean diplomats caught trying to smuggle Cuban cigars in Brazil

It has emerged that two North Korean diplomats were recently caught trying to smuggle thousands of Cuban cigars into Brazil. The South Korean Consulate General in Sao Paulo says the diplomats were caught at Viracopos International Airport late last month
Arirang TV & Radio (kr)
added Oct 21, 2015 13:06
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[Korea - North] There's a Push to Curb Smoking in North Korea, But Kim's Still Puffing Away

has one of the world’s highest lung cancer rates. To examine ways to cut the number of smokers, they’ve turned to one of the world’s leading anti-tobacco campaigners, Judith Mackay, who has counseled kings, presidents and vigilantes in a three-decade war
Bloomberg News
added Mar 6, 2015 13:13
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