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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Sales of Korean slim cigarette skyrocket overseas

KT&G on Wednesday, the number of slim cigarettes sold outside Korea from 2001 to July this year was around 220 billion. Sales of Esse currently account for more than one-third of slim cigarettes sold worldwide. The popularity of Esse stems from its high
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 3, 2016 18:26
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[Asia, Korea - South] Korea's cigarette imports surge in 2015

Korea's cigarette imports surged in 2015 after contracting for four straight years despite government efforts to discourage smoking by sharply raising prices, official data showed Thursday.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jan 28, 2016 20:12
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G sells more cigarettes abroad than home

KT&G, the country's largest cigarette maker, sold more products abroad than at home last year, the first time since 1999 when the firm began exports. This marks a turning point in the company's endeavor to transform itself into a global corporate giant
Korea Times (kr)
added Jan 19, 2016 02:35
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Cigarette Price Hikes Pushes South Korea's Tax Income To 4.3 Trillion Won For 2015

The South Korea government managed to collect a total of 4.3 trillion won taxes due to the implementation of the cigarette price hike in January this year. The Korea Tax Internet, a local non-government organization focused on protecting taxpayer's righ
Korea Portal
added Dec 28, 2015 06:01
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[Korea - South] THIS FILTER RENDERS SECONDHAND SMOKE HARMLESS

has developed a nano-catalyst filter that can drastically reduce harmful substances in cigarette smoke. The team created the filter by evenly coating a manganese titanium-oxide-based (Mn/TiO2) nano-catalyst powder onto a ceramic-based filter media....The
Chemical Engineering
added Oct 1, 2015 09:11
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[Asia, Korea - South] Korean Gov’t to Set up Tobacco Institute

“National Institute of Harmful Effects of Smoking” will be established under the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in August. The institute will conduct studies about the harmful effects of smoking, and the ministry will make use of
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Apr 9, 2015 15:11
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[Korea - South] Philip Morris Axes Australian Cigarette Plant After 60 Years - Bloomberg

will close its Australian cigarette plant after six decades and shift production to South Korea, saying government regulations on low fire-risk cigarettes crimped exports.
Bloomberg News
added Apr 3, 2014 07:59
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[Asia, Korea - South] S.Korea's state health insurer to pursue tobacco lawsuit

plans legal action against tobacco firms to get reimbursed for some of the $1.6 billion it says the country spends each year on treatments linked to smoking.
Asian Legal Business (Thomson Reuters)
added Feb 4, 2014 06:42
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[Korea - South] Giving smokers a wide berth

IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jan 21, 2014 19:12
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[Asia, Korea - South] NHIS readies war on tobacco firms

to recoup rising health costs from smoking-related diseases. The state-run National Health Insurance Service said Tuesday it would use "every possible means" including "filing massive lawsuits" against cigarette makers.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 9, 2013 15:16
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