Headlines Tagged with Korea - South — 1,711 headlines found
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.
Jan 8, 2016 Korea Broadcasting System (KBS World Radio) (kr)
added Jan 11, 2016 21:48
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
Nov 25, 2015 Korea Times (kr)
added Nov 25, 2015 17:21
A new air cleaning equipment has been developed that can purify the air completely in an hour inside a smoking room where 10 people are simultaneously smoking. The equipment has been developed by Korean researchers.
Jul 12, 2015 Business Standard (in)
added Jul 13, 2015 12:00
The Ministry of Health plans to set up its own research center dedicated to studying the harmful effects of smoking in an apparent bid to win an ongoing legal battle with tobacco companies. The ministry said Wednesday that the research center, which wil
Apr 8, 2015 Korea Times (kr)
added Apr 8, 2015 10:46
Korea’s largest tobacco company KT&G said on Thursday that the prices of all its products will increase by 2,000 won ($1.80) starting Jan. 1, in compliance with the government’s decision to raise taxes on tobacco.
Dec 26, 2014 Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Dec 28, 2014 21:37
PMFTC Inc. will stop exporting cigarettes to Pakistan and South Korea, as the packaging in those two countries does not bear tax stamps. “One of the problems now with exports is that when you export to a country that does not have tax stamps, you still
Oct 27, 2014 Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Oct 27, 2014 14:47
The cigarettes were withdrawn from a plastic bag with “duty free” stamped on it. When asked where they got the cigarettes, the seniors pointed across the road to Pungmul market. ... a JoongAng Ilbo reporter asked merchants where to get duty-free cigare
Oct 13, 2014 Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Oct 12, 2014 22:30
As the government’s decision to raise the cigarette prices by 80 percent from early next year has become the talk of the town, the scale of tobacco smuggling is getting bigger. According to data submitted by the Korea Customs Service requested by Congre
Oct 7, 2014 Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Oct 7, 2014 13:51
Limited edition of ‘Marlboro 2014 Vintage’ will hit the store on September 3 for a limited period of time. Last year, the ‘Marlboro 2013 Vintage’ caught people’s attention in the market when it was first introduced. As a follow up limited series, the ‘M
Sep 3, 2014 Yahoo!
added Sep 4, 2014 14:26
The new packaging is simpler and more modern, centering on the tobacco leaf icon that has been the design base for the Virginia Superslim series. The new cigarette packaging also has curved edges for a better grip ― the first such design in the local t
Aug 28, 2014 Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 28, 2014 12:50