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[Korea - North] In effort to curb smoking, North Korea launches new nicotine patches ($$)

smokers... are increasingly turning to new government-produced nicotine patches...developed by Dr. Pak Yong Hee at the Pyongyang Medical College of Kim Il Sung University... Clinical trials have, according to the outlet, shown that smokers who used
NK News
added May 22, 2017 12:21
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[Asia-pacific, China, Korea - North] As Economy Grows, North Korea’s Grip on Society Weakens

Shoes, liquor, cigarettes, socks, sweets, cooking oil, cosmetics and noodles produced in North Korea have already squeezed out or taken market share from Chinese-made versions, defectors said.
New York Times
added Apr 30, 2017 17:25
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] Colas, cigarettes: North Korea airline diversifies as threats mount of sanctions

at Pyongyang airport, it's difficult to miss the airline's brand. The Air Koryo conglomerate makes cigarettes and fizzy drinks, besides owning a taxi fleet and petrol stations - and all have the same flying crane logo as the carrier.
Reuters
added Apr 21, 2017 17:47
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[Asia, China, Korea - North] North Korea suspends the production of popular cigarette brand

Production of a popular brand of North Korean cigarettes has been abruptly suspended on Kim Jong Un's orders, and the cigarettes have virtually disappeared from markets nationwide. The brand in question is 'Kumsugangsan,” Korean for ‘land of natural be
DailyNK (au)
added Mar 7, 2017 14:08
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] North Korean Military Attempts to Foil The West

“The central authorities are collecting tinfoil to support the military,” a source in North Hamgyong province told RFA. “While tinfoil is used inside a pack of filter cigarettes, it now has a military purpose.”
Radio Free Asia (RFA)
added Nov 17, 2016 02:16
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[Korea - North] North Korean zookeepers defend making chimp smoke cigarettes because she 'doesn't inhale'

North Korean officials have defended allowing a chimpanzee at a zoo in Pyongyang to smoke a pack of cigarettes a day, saying the primate “does not inhale”. Azalea, also known in Korean as “Dallae”, came to international attention after her 20-a-day habi
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 21, 2016 20:16
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] North Korea’s newest zoo attraction is a chimpanzee trained to smoke cigarettes

animals are not exempt from the negative effects of cigarettes simply by virtue of being nonhuman. Secondhand smoke is known to harm dogs and cats. Even fish can be hurt from errant cigarette stubs, as one San Diego State University study found that a sin
Washington Post
added Oct 21, 2016 20:16
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] PETA Isn't Happy About That Smoking Chimp in North Korea

“How cruel to willfully addict a chimpanzee to tobacco for human amusement,” PETA President Ingrid Newkirk said in a statement released to TIME. “Gradually, zoos are learning that spectacles like chimpanzee tea parties, elephant rides and photo ops with
TIME Magazine
added Oct 19, 2016 20:36
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] Planet of the vapes: Chain-smoking chimp puffs away on cigarettes - and even knows how to use a lighter - at North Korean zoo where she has developed a 20-a-day habit

The 19-year-old chimpanzee has taught herself to use a lighter to fuel her pack-a-day smoking habit Even if there is no lighter, the chimp has picked up on how to light her smokes with discarded cigarettes Zoo officials insist the chimp, who also goes by
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 19, 2016 18:09
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[Asia, Korea - North] North Korean Diplomat Kicked Out Of Bangladesh For Smuggling Over 1 Million Cigarettes

Bangladesh has kicked out a North Korean diplomat after he was caught smuggling more than one million cigarettes as well as electronics into the country in a shipping container, Dhaka officials said today. Han Son Ik, the first secretary of the North Kor
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Aug 8, 2016 16:09
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