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[Korea - South] Steep price increase could be coming for cigarettes

Additional tax revenue from cigarette sales could be used to address welfare budget shortfall
The Hankyoreh (kr)
added Mar 15, 2013 06:32

[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 & (kr)
added Mar 11, 2013 02:54

[Korea - South] Competition intensifies in Korea’s e-cigarettes market

Domestic and international tobacco companies are rolling out their heat-not-burn cigarettes in the Korean market with Philip Morris Friday launching a Metallic Blue edition of the iQOS, dubbed the “iPhone of e-cigs.”
Korea Biomedical Review(KBR) (kr)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:13

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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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