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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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[Asia, Korea - South] In South Korea, skin aging might be the scariest damage of cigarette smoking

On Mar. 1, a collaborative team of industry representatives and academics at Sogang University released the results of a survey it conducted last year on cigarette warning images in South Korea at the request of the Korea Health Promotion Foundation.
The Hankyoreh (kr)
added Mar 2, 2015 09:29
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[Asia, Korea - South] Camel Color Limited Edition from JTI Korea

Korea Herald (kr)
added Mar 1, 2015 16:23
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[Asia, Korea - South] No light for tobacco sellers on first day of price hikes

Small retail shops depending on tobacco sales for much of their revenue could face a bleak future this year after a series of new tobacco regulations took effect Thursday, raising cigarette prices and smoking-related fines nationwide.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jan 2, 2015 22:00
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[Korea - South] More smokers seek gov't help to quit

from September to October, 91,855 people registered with public health centers' smoking cessation programs nationwide. Last year, 60,475 people signed up during the same period. The ministry believes its plan to raise the average price of cigarettes by
Korea Times (kr)
added Nov 9, 2014 19:23
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[Korea - South] Korea's Supreme Court rules in favor of KT&G in 'tobacco suit'

A 15-year-long legal battle between cancer patients and Korean cigarette maker KT&G has come to an end, and the tobacco company has come out on top. The Supreme Court ruled Thursday against patients who claimed that their years of smoking had caused th
Arirang TV & Radio (kr)
added Apr 10, 2014 09:47
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[Africa, Korea - South] KT&G to change 'racist' cigarette packaging

KT&G, the country’s largest tobacco company, will change the package of its ''This Africa’’ cigarette, which has been accused of being racist for portraying chimpanzees (previously misidentified as monkeys by media outlets) roasting tobacco leaves. The c
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 31, 2013 15:42
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[Korea - South] Government spends little on anti-smoking programs

The government only spends about 1 percent of its fund to promote public health of smokers on anti-smoking programs, ministry officials said Monday. The health promotion fund receives 90 percent of its funding from a 354 won tax on each pack of cigarette
GlobalPost
added Jun 17, 2013 04:16
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