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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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[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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