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[Asia, Asia-pacific, China, Korea - North, Korea - South] Smoking in South Korea is About to Get a Lot Pricier

China isn’t the only government in Asia trying to cut down on smoking. There’s also a big new cigarette tax in South Korea, where this week the legislature took action on an antismoking proposal President Park Geun Hye’s administration unveiled in Septem
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Dec 5, 2014 16:50
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[Korea - South] 'Gangnam Style' cigarettes to debut in Canada

a newly established cigarette company is piggy-backing on the song's popularity to sell their products. "One of our new arrivals will have the name of 'Gangnam,' riding on the huge popularity of Psy's 'Gangnam Style,'" said Kang Cheol-jung, the 54-year
GlobalPost
added Jan 30, 2013 16:06
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[Korea - South] Korea to host anti-smoking confab

The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Thursday 1,000 delegates from 170 countries will attend the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) on Nov. 12 for six days.
Korea Times (kr)
added Jun 28, 2012 13:01
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[Korea - South] Tobacco Sales Recovering Slowly after Price Hike

Market observers have suggested that the recovery in tobacco sales is most likely due to softened resistance from smokers one month after the prices were raised
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Feb 2, 2015 19:14
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[Asia, Korea - South] Price hike drives changes in Korean smoking habits

Caught between the nearly-doubled price of cigarettes and toughened smoking-related regulations, an increasing number of smokers are changing their smoking habits by cutting back or opting for electronic cigarettes. The Korean parliament in September ag
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jan 4, 2015 10:22
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[Korea - South] S. Korean tobacco firm ‘depicts African farmers as monkeys’

The African Tobacco Control Alliance, a Pan-African tobacco control organisation, has called on South Korea’s largest tobacco manufacturer, KT&G, to pull the brand, which features a caricature of monkeys roasting tobacco leaves, the Korean Herald reporte
Health-E (za)
added Oct 1, 2013 07:41
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[Asia, Korea - South] Tobacco price hike begets fresh uncertainties

While the new tobacco tax has been in effect in South Korea for only three weeks... The ugly side effects of the economic policy include the personal use of corporate credit cards for buying cigarettes, illegal cigarette sales online and increasing visits
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jan 27, 2015 12:39
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[Korea - South] Smoking to be banned in billiard halls, indoor golf ranges

The government plans to ban smoking in billiard halls and indoor golf driving ranges next year as part of a public health promotion, the Ministry of Health and Welfare said Friday. The move follows a ban on smoking in restaurants and pubs announced the
Korea Times (kr)
added Dec 14, 2014 14:07
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[Korea - South] Imported Cigarettes Shunned by Consumers in Korean Market

Imported cigarettes are losing ground in the Korean market due to the price hike last year, and the non-smoking trend of those in their 20s and 30s. According to the Korea Tobacco Association, British American Tobacco (BAT) Korea’s domestic market share
BusinessKorea (kr)
added Oct 27, 2014 15:20
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[Korea - South] Cigarette sales drop on weaker demand

Sales of cigarettes in South Korea last year fell from a year earlier due mainly to an economic slowdown and widespread anti-smoking movements, industry data showed Monday.
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Jan 21, 2013 16:38
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