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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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[Korea - South] Korean-made heated tobacco product, ‘lil’

Korea’s largest tobacco company, KT&G, also introduced its HTP, ‘lil (a little is a lot)’...three HTPs, IQOS, Glo and lil, are now available in Korea. Sales of HTPs increased from 6.1% of the tobacco market in December 2017 to 9.1% in January 2018 of the
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2018 22:51
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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-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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[Korea - South] KT&G's Cigarette Sales Soar in the US and Africa

According to KT&G’s 2015 overseas sales data, 18.4 billion cigarette sticks, or 39.6 percent of the total sales (46.5 billion cigarettes sticks), were sold in relatively new export markets including the US, Africa, Latin America and Asia-Pacific nations,
Korea IT Times (kr)
added Mar 17, 2016 16:02
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[Korea - South] Cigarette Price Hike Leads to Less Smoking, More Tax Income

Last year's tax revenue from cigarette sales grew 51 percent from the previous year, backed by the cigarette price hike. However, less number of smokers kicked the habit than the government initially expected.
Korea Broadcasting System (KBS World Radio) (kr)
added Jan 11, 2016 21:48
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Anti-smoking drive irks smokers' group

The nation's largest smokers' group, "I Love Smoking," which has some 100,000 members, said Wednesday that the Ministry of Health and Welfare "has violated smokers' human rights by branding smoking, which is a personal preference, as a sin." "The minist
Korea Times (kr)
added Nov 25, 2015 17:21
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