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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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[Korea - South] South Korea approves cigarette price hike

South Korea's parliament has approved an 80% hike in the price of cigarettes, a move aimed at curbing consumption. A rise from 2,500 won ($2.25; £1.43) per pack to 4,500 won from 1 January was part of the 2015 budget adopted late on Tuesday.
BBC Online
added Dec 3, 2014 12:10
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[Korea - South] Korean Govt. to Strengthen Restrictions on Cigarettes

The National Assembly is currently reviewing plans to increase cigarette prices by 2-thousand wonor roughly two U.S. dollars a pack. A pack of cigarettes currently costs around 2-dollars-20-cents in Korea.
Arirang TV & Radio (kr)
added Mar 18, 2013 05:04
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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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[Africa, Kenya, Korea - South] Anti-tobacco laws gain currency as UN endorses tough control measures

A crucial conference on tobacco in South Korea that proposes serious restrictions in production of the crop could spell death knell the lucrative tobacco farming. Tobacco farmers are closely monitoring outcome of the conference backed by United Nations
The Standard (ke)
added Nov 19, 2012 18:40
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[France, Germany, Italy, Korea - South, Poland, Russia, UK] EY analysis reveals rapidly growing e-cigarette market

The analysis and conclusions from the report, ‘E-cigarettes: an emerging category’ draw upon comprehensive surveys from seven diverse markets: Italy, France, Germany, Poland, U.K. Russia and South Korea. Across these markets the number of e-cigarette use
Cambridge Network (uk)
added May 3, 2016 15:55
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[Korea - South] Popularity of e-cigarettes is lighting up Korea

Demand for e-cigarettes has shot up since the government raised the tobacco tax by 2,000 won at the beginning of the year, translating to an increase of about 80 percent. However, electronic cigarettes have ignited a firestorm of controversy over how s
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Feb 13, 2015 15:09
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[Korea - South] Cigarettes found to contain addictive substances

The finding by the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs is a head-on clash with the company’s long-running claim that its products do not contain chemical addictives that help boost tobacco’s addictive nature. The report based on various tests
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 18, 2012 09:14
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G emerges as global cigarette maker

KT&G is rising as the world’s fifth-largest tobacco maker as its overseas sales recorded 46.5 billion cigarettes last year, exceeding domestic sales of 40.6 billion cigarettes for the first time. The firm’s super-slim and low-tar product Esse is recogn
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 25, 2016 13:39
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[Korea - South] Foreign Tobacco Companies Reap the Benefits of Higher Cigarette Prices

According to a report from the Joongang Ilbo, a Korean daily journal, the main beneficiaries of higher cigarette prices have turned out to be foreign tobacco companies.
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Jan 30, 2016 22:47
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