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[Korea - South] S. Korea sees signs of tobacco hoarding amid talks of raising tobacco prices

Tobacco sales are rapidly rising at South Korea’s large-scale discount stores and convenience stores as the talks of raising tobacco prices began. Tobacco sales at large-scale stores swung from contraction to abrupt growth, following the discussion over r
Maeil Business Newspaper & mk.co.kr (kr)
added Mar 11, 2013 02:54
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] S. Korea unveils first graphic cigarette warnings

The government on Thursday revealed 10 graphic images showing the harmful effects of smoking that must be on cigarette packages for the first time starting at the end of this year. A diseased lung, a hole in a throat, and rotten teeth were among the 10
Korea Times (kr)
added Apr 3, 2016 18:32
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[Asia, Korea - South] Tobacco sales bounce back despite price hike

Despite the price hike aimed at curbing cigarette consumption, tobacco sales in South Korea recovered to the level of a year earlier in July, raising questions over the effectiveness of the government policy. According to a report by the Korean Smokers
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 8, 2015 10:25
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Korea - South] South Korea's War on Tobacco

South Korea’s government is trying to rein in smoking in the country, but not everyone is ready for change.
The Diplomat (jp)
added Oct 8, 2014 14:51
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[Korea - South] Eye on Tobacco Industry

PHOTO CAPTION: The tobacco industry representatives wait in line for daily “public” badges during negotiations for the FCTC.
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Nov 20, 2012 23:36
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] JTI, BAT defy state anti-smoking drive

Two foreign tobacco makers ― Japanese Tobacco International (JTI) and British American Tobacco (BAT) ― have stirred a controversy here after launching new products available at prices that are nearly two thirds of the average cigarette price of 4,500 won
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 27, 2015 20:14
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[Korea - South, Pakistan, Philippines] Philip Morris to stop exports to 2 countries due to tax stamp

Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. said Sunday it will stop exporting cigarettes to at least two countries, with the impending implementation of the cigarette tax stamp system.
Manila Standard (ph)
added Oct 27, 2014 14:48
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[Asia, Korea - South] Health Ministry criticized for tobacco tax plan

South Korea’s Health Ministry came under fire for using the money it raised from this year’s tobacco taxes for projects not related to smoking prevention, during a two-day parliamentary audit session which started Monday in Sejong. The criticism toward t
Korea Herald (kr)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:14
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[Korea - South] KT&G launches world’s first ultra-slim capsule cigarette

KT&G has launched the world’s first ultra-slim, capsule-type cigarette, the country’s largest tobacco maker said Monday. Dubbed “Esse Change,” the product is the follow-up to the company’s best-selling ultra-slim cigarette “Esse,” which has been popula
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jun 12, 2013 14:18
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[Korea - South] S Korean grocers threaten Japan boycott

have issued an ultimatum to Japan: end your claim to a disputed set of islands in the East Sea or face a national boycott of your products. The boycott, which is expected to target brands such as Mild Seven cigarettes and Asahi beer
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 25, 2013 16:17
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