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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] 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] Korea's 2015 cigarette tax increases

This commentary suggests two lessons for public finance practitioners. Substantive tax increases are crucial to reducing tobacco use... Second, as a rule of thumb, governments cannot afford to neglect the annual increases that ensure that tobacco taxes do
Tobacco Control
added Feb 12, 2015 10:47
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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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[Asia, Korea - South] S. Korea to control e-cigars in anti-smoking policy

government announced a package of anti-smoking measures on Tuesday that would affect electronic cigarettes as well. It will also push for the revision of health-related laws to tighten control on ads for cigarettes, especially near schools, under the plan
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added May 12, 2016 02:50
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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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[Korea - North, Korea - South, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] N. Korean diplomats caught trying to smuggle Cuban cigars in Brazil

It has emerged that two North Korean diplomats were recently caught trying to smuggle thousands of Cuban cigars into Brazil. The South Korean Consulate General in Sao Paulo says the diplomats were caught at Viracopos International Airport late last month
Arirang TV & Radio (kr)
added Oct 21, 2015 13:06
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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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