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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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[Korea - South, New York] Psy: I live off of Korean vodka, cigarettes

candid interview with Britain's Sunday Times. ... And oh yeah, the interview also reveals that Psy smokes cigarettes incessantly.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jul 30, 2013 05:12
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[Korea - South] Public smoking ban to strengthen

Ministry of Health and Welfare will strengthen the smoking ban in public facilities such as government offices, restaurants, bars and coffee shops to promote health and prevent passive smoking. From July 1, 2013, the crackdown will begin and both smokers
Jeju Weekly (kr)
added Jun 26, 2013 06:58
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[Korea - South] First-ever ultra-slim capsule cigarette

KT&G said on Monday that it had launched what it claims to be the world’s first ultra-slim cigarette with a filter containing a flavor capsule, according to a story in The Korea Herald.
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 12, 2013 14:16
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[Korea - South] Smokers stockpiling cigarettes

Sales of cigarettes jumped more than 10 percent at some discount chains and convenience stores last week, an indication that some smokers are moving to stockpile them in anticipation of price hikes, industry officials said.
Korea Times (kr)
added Mar 10, 2013 14:28
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[Korea - South] Pakistan cracks down on South Korean cigarettes

Pakistani tax authorities took the unusual step on Friday of threatening retailers with heavy fines and prison unless they stop selling cigarettes smuggled from South Korea. The Federal Board of Revenue ran an advertisement in newspapers, warning that P
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 9, 2013 22:40
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[Korea - South] Gov’t considering raising tobacco prices

The South Korean government is likely to raise tobacco prices within this year since a 1,000 won ($0.95) price hike would raise consumer prices by a mere 0.2 percentage points according to an internal analysis by the Ministry of Strategy and Finance (MOSF
Maeil Business Newspaper & mk.co.kr (kr)
added Jan 14, 2013 11:14
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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] Graphic images aim to cut Korea's smoking rate

Tobacco makers in Korea will have to add an "appalling" element to cigarette packets from Dec. 23: graphic photos or images highlighting the deadly risk of smoking. Products showing the graphic images are expected to go on sale in late January or Februa
Korea Times (kr)
added Dec 13, 2016 23:38
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[Asia-pacific, India, Korea - South] WHO convention and Korea’s tobacco control policy

At the seventh session in India, the Korean delegation shared with the other parties its latest progress including tobacco price increases, pictorial health warning, smoke-free restaurants, smoking prevention programme at every primary and secondary scho
South China Morning Post
added Nov 21, 2016 21:12
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