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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Lung cancer incidence rate suggests more women smoking than official count

On the assumption that there are no genetic conditions at play in the occurrence of lung cancer, given the incidence rate, the smoking rate for women is probably more like 17.3 percent, the report said. The official smoking rate for women rose from 5.3
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jun 4, 2018 21:49
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Parliament endorses tax hike for e-cigarettes

Korea’s parliament passed a bill on Nov. 9 to raise the tax on heat-not-burn tobacco products, or e-cigarettes, amid a lingering dispute over whether they should be treated differently from conventional cigarettes.
The Investor (kr)
added Nov 10, 2017 18:31
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[Asia, Korea - South] KT&G to release heat-not-burn tobacco amid iQOS growing popularity

- KT&G Corp. said Thursday it will soon release heat-not-burn (HNB) cigarettes amid the growing popularity of the smoke-free tobacco despite concerns of the emissions of toxic substances similar to those of conventional cigarettes. The largest tobacco ma
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Jul 10, 2017 16:53
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] 'Heat-not-burn' cigarettes popular in Korea

Philip Morris' heat-not-burn (HNB) e-cigarette, iQOS, is enjoying surging popularity in Korea. Its rival British American Tobacco (BAT) Korea and business bellwether KT&G also said this month they will introduce their own HNB products soon.
Korea Times (kr)
added Jun 21, 2017 20:10
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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, Asia-pacific, Korea - South, Mid-east, Russia] KT&G successful in new overseas markets

has met success in new overseas markets beyond its traditional markets in the Middle East, Central Asia and Russia. According to a KT&G official, Wednesday, the company sold a total of 46.5 billion cigarettes overseas in 2015. Of them, 18.4 billion cigar
Korea Times (kr)
added Mar 16, 2016 14:51
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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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