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[Korea - North] Kim Jong-un caught out: Tubby leader is spotted smoking a cigarette after urging people to quit

CNN claimed Kim was photographed with the cigarette during the middle of a anti-smoking drive. In May, KCNA reported that North Korea had reduced the area of land which had been set aside to grow tobacco 'as much as possible'. The hermit sate claimed
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 10, 2016 18:19
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] North Korean leader seen smoking again

has been spotted smoking in public for the first time in around two months, despite the country being in the middle of an official anti-smoking campaign. State media this week has been showing the country's Supreme Leader with a cigarette in his right han
BBC Online
added Jun 9, 2016 16:40
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[Korea - North] VIDEO: North Korea allows women on TV - to tell men off for SMOKING: Bizarre propaganda video features string of females urging husbands and sons to quit the habit

A North Korean anti-smoking video has featured women warning men to stop and to improve their health. It is rare for footage created by the communist state to include women so prominently. In the 40 minute public health programme called 'The Extra Qual
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 25, 2016 06:16
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] North Koreans told to quit smoking as Kim kicks the habit ($$)

has not been seen smoking in public for more than two months. The change coincides with a new anti-smoking campaign by his government. According to a Japanese sushi chef who worked for the Kim family during the young leader’s childhood, he took up smokin
Times Of London (uk)
added May 21, 2016 20:30
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[Asia, Korea - North] N. Korea waging nonsmoking campaign as Kim Jong-un not seen smoking in 2 months

North Korea has actively launched a nonsmoking campaign and even set up research stations across the country to get people to stop smoking, according to North Korean media reports. In a report picked up in Seoul, the North's official
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added May 19, 2016 23:24
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[Korea - North] North Korea’s anti-smoking campaign may have finally reached Kim Jong Un

There are plenty of reasons to be suspicious about the idea that the North Korean leader may have given up his beloved smokes, however. South Korean media reports on the North are often unreliable. Additionally, Kim's relationship with cigarettes goes ba
Washington Post
added May 19, 2016 23:22
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[Korea - North] North Korea hails anti-smoking progress; leader Kim keeps puffing

The government has cut the total area planted with tobacco "as much as possible" and health warnings are required on cigarette packs, the North's official KCNA news agency said. "The number of non-smokers is remarkably increasing with each passing day,"
Reuters
added May 4, 2016 22:08
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[Korea - North, Korea - South] Survivor who escaped the brutal North Korean regime reveals how prisoners are forced to watch public executions in 'Nazi style' camps compared to Auschwitz

'Also, women’s rights in the two countries are so different. In North Korea, women are often treated harshly, but in South Korea, I saw women smoking, which is unimaginable in the North.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 4, 2016 14:13
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[Korea - North] North Korea defector reveals late leader's fears over libido and diabetes

Scientists were tasked with developing aphrodisiacs ...They were also asked to replicate the leader's favorite western brand of cigarette - Rothmans - with tobacco imported from Africa. The scientists were sworn to secrecy and could not even tell their fa
Reuters
added Mar 12, 2016 21:32
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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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