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[Korea - South] Shocking anti-smoking ad to be released tomorrow

"Before it is too late" will be the theme of a shocking anti-smoking campaign that hits the airwaves here ...It features a man in his fourties smoking a cigarette with a stressed expression on his face. A close-up shows a blood vessel bursting in his brai
Arirang TV & Radio (kr)
added Jun 25, 2014 10:16
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[Asia, Korea - South] KT&G launches capsule-type cigarette

The new product, named “Bohem Shake,” is the latest addition to KT&G’s Bohem Cigar lineup, which is popular among young smokers, the company said. Each cigarette contains a menthol capsule in the filter that, when popped, releases a fresh, strong mentho
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jun 23, 2014 21:14
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[Korea - South] Electronic Cigarettes: New Route to Smoking Addiction For Adolescents

in the first study of its kind, UC San Francisco researchers are reporting that, at the point in time they studied, youth using e-cigarettes were more likely to be trying to quit, but also were less likely to have stopped smoking and were smoking more, no
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Nov 27, 2013 00:37
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[Korea - South] Electronic Cigarette Use Among Korean Adolescents: A Cross-Sectional Study of Market Penetration, Dual Use, and Relationship to Quit Attempts and Former Smoking

Some Korean adolescents may be responding to advertising claims that e-cigarettes are a cessation aid: those who had made an attempt to quit were more likely to use e-cigarettes but less likely to no longer use cigarettes. E-cigarette use was strongly as
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Nov 27, 2013 00:34
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[Korea - South] Market bets on cigarette price hike

Analysts expect next government will raise prices to fund welfare program
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jan 15, 2013 15:29
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[Korea - South] Anti-smoking moves face backlash

The Korea Tobacco Growers Organization (KTGO), which represents around 5,000 tobacco farmers here, said in a news release Wednesday that they are against the new proposals from World Health Organization (WHO) on smoking. The Seoul-based outfit claimed t
Korea Times (kr)
added Sep 19, 2012 13:50
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Graphic warnings to be put on upper part of cigarette packets from December

The government decided on Tuesday to mandate tobacco companies to place graphic images showing the harmful effects of smoking on the upper part of a cigarette packet starting from December. A revised enforcement ordinance, which requires the pictorial w
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jun 14, 2016 15:20
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South, Philippines] JTI to stop making cigarettes in Korea

(JTI) has decided to stop producing cigarettes in Korea...This is not to pay a 40 percent tariff imposed on imported cigarette goods. But the company has opted to produce cigarettes abroad, probably in its Philippine plant, and bring them to Korea, even
Korea Times (kr)
added May 9, 2016 13:58
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[Korea - South] Gov't to Select Warning Pictures on Cigarette Packages in March

The Ministry of Health and Welfare said on Tuesday that a committee in charge of selecting warning pictures on cigarette packages will hold a meeting late this month to make a decision on the images. A committee member said that experts have exchanged o
Korea Broadcasting System (KBS World Radio) (kr)
added Mar 1, 2016 15:53
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[Asia, Korea - South] Tobacco tax revenue rises despite sales fall

The nation’s tax revenue from tobacco sales has increased in the first four months of this year, despite a fall in cigarette sales following a tax hike on tobacco products, government officials said Sunday.
Korea Herald (kr)
added May 10, 2015 12:11
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