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[Asia, Korea - South] Camel Color Limited Edition from JTI Korea

Korea Herald (kr)
added Mar 1, 2015 16:23

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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
added Jun 17, 2013 04:16

[Korea - South] Parties prevail in adopting landmark illicit trade protocol despite industry interference --- WHO: Big Tobacco single greatest threat to tobacco treaty

Parties to the treaty did not approve the official observer status of Interpol, the international law enforcement agency, due to widespread concern over the agency's acceptance of a recent 15-million-euro contribution from Philip Morris International
Corporate Accountability International
added Nov 21, 2012 01:08

[Canada, Korea - South] PSY Smokes A Cigarette Gangnam Illegal Style

Hey PSY! We know you're from South Korea and all, but surely you can't understand that big sign behind you?! It says NO SMOKING and even has a convenient illustration to break through the language barrier.
added Nov 1, 2012 20:15

[Korea - South] S. Korea counters Philip Morris' info disclosure lawsuit

The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said it has selected a local law firm to prepare for a legal battle with Philip Morris after filing a statement to the Seoul Administrative Court on Saturday. The ministry and the local unit of global tobacco giant P
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Nov 26, 2018 05:17

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] BAT launches new edition of glo heating device in S. Korea

consumers will be able to purchase the new edition of glo at the brand’s flagship store and nationwide convenience stores as well as via official web site from July 30. The second-generation glo device, which follows the preceding model that was launched
Pulse (kr)
added Jul 24, 2018 23:07
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