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[Asia, Korea - South] Foreign cigarette brands outperform KT&G

For the first time in nearly three decades, foreign cigarette makers in Korea outperformed Korean brands in market share on the strength of their low-price strategies, data showed Sunday.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Feb 1, 2015 16:55

[Asia, Korea - South] New Year brings in smoking ban

Starting today, smoking will no longer be allowed at restaurants, cafes or bars, regardless of their size, though it appears neither shop owners nor smokers are ready to accept the policy.
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Dec 31, 2014 17:23

[Asia, Korea - South] Korea to crack down on bulk sales of tobacco

government said Monday it would crack down on stores selling tobacco in bulk this month in the lead up to the Jan. 1 price hike. Proprietors caught selling large volumes of cigarettes will face up to two years in prison or a 50 million won ($45,000) fine.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Dec 2, 2014 07:54

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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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