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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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[Australia, China, Korea - North] Illegal tobacco helps fund North Korea’s nuclear regime

THE illegal tobacco trade is helping to prop up Kim Jong-un’s nuclear program as well as the world’s biggest terror groups, according to a US security chief. David Luna says...Counterfeit goods are legal in the Hermit Kingdom, and have been since the form
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Nov 1, 2017 10:27
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[Korea - North] Kim Jong-un Marks Youth Day with a Cigarette

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and his wife Ri Sol-ju attend a concert celebrating Youth Day at a theater in Pyongyang last Thursday. Kim is smoking a cigarette and talking to his wife while uniformed cadres watch the show attentively.
Chosun Ilbo (kr)
added Sep 6, 2012 08:06
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Korea - North] Romania exports EUR 83 mln of cigarettes to North Korea

Romania’s trade with North Korea amounted to EUR 90 million last year. Most of the exports were cigarettes – worth EUR 83 million and plastic packaging of EUR 2 million. The country imported products of EUR 5 million from North Korea. These include car
Romania Insider (ro)
added May 26, 2015 08:21
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[Asia, Korea - North, Korea - South] North Korea Launches Newest Offensive: Cigarette Butts

apparently to highlight its contempt, it has begun sending balloons into the South loaded with an unusual payload, the police here said on Thursday: cigarette butts. North and South Korea have escalated their propaganda war across their heavily armed bor
New York Times
added Feb 4, 2016 12:36
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[Korea - North] North Korean site lists cigarette addiction cure

The cigarette addiction cure is a product of the Korea Tobacco Cessation Research Institute, a company not previously mentioned in North Korea media. According to the advert the pills cause “the smoker to grow indifferent to tobacco,” and come with othe
NK News
added Feb 2, 2016 18:54
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[Korea - North] Iran, N Korea eye coop. in tobacco industry

explored avenues for broadening mutual cooperation as well as joint investment in tobacco industry on Sunday. They also heighlighted the two sides' commonalities and good relations, public relation office of Iran's Tobacco Company reported. Pointing to
Mehr News Agency (MNA) (ir)
added Sep 20, 2015 21:32
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[Asia, Korea - North] N. Korean leader bans foreign cigarettes: source

Kim Jong-un has ordered the country's senior officials not to smoke foreign cigarettes, saying it is a matter of patriotism... it remains uncertain whether the measure will actually affect consumption of them in the smuggling-prone North, observers said.
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Dec 2, 2014 07:07
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[Korea - North] North Korea's Kim Jong Un Smokes During Hospital Inspection, While Ordering Hospital To Be Kept Dust-Free

A report by the Pyongyang Times last week stated that the Korean leader visited a hospital built by the Korean People’s Army (KPA) and insisted on maintaining high standards of hygiene at the facility. According to the report, Kim Jong Un asked “question
IBT - International Business Times
added Feb 1, 2013 16:34
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[Korea - North, Mongolia] Tobacco Dominates Trade

Trade between North Korea and Mongolia rose 43 percent year-on-year to US$2.3 million in 2017, primarily driven by tobacco imports from Mongolia, according to a KBS story relayed by the TMA and citing figures published by the Ulaanbaatar chapter of the K
Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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