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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-pacific, Korea - South] Tobacco firms rebut ministry's claim that HNB cigarettes produce more tar

The health authorities launched the probe in August last year into three tobacco heating devices -- IQOS by Philip Morris Korea, British American Tobacco‘s Glo and South Korean leading cigarette maker KT&G’s Lil. “We found that there was no ground to s
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jun 11, 2018 00:00
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G exports to break W1tr in 2017

KT&G is expected to see record high exports in 2017 as it pushes ahead in foreign markets in pursuit of becoming one of the top four global tobacco companies by 2025. As of the end of the third quarter, KT&G had seen 802.5 billion won ($737.2 million) in
Korea Herald (kr)
added Dec 19, 2017 03:55
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[Japan, Korea - South] The Tax Benefits of Big Tobacco's New Technology May Soon Flame Out

But in some places, that advantage may be going away. Japan and South Korea -- two critical markets for emerging tobacco technologies -- are considering raising the taxes on Philip Morris International Inc.’s heat-not-burn products, according to Exane B
Bloomberg News
added Oct 12, 2017 22:47
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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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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Constitutional Court upholds smoking ban at all restaurants

ruled that a smoking ban at all restaurants is constitutional, court and health officials said Thursday, rejecting arguments that it violates individuals' rights to property and the pursuit of happiness. Officials said the nine judges unanimously agreed
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jul 21, 2016 04:29
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