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[Korea - South] S. Korea's cigarette exports jump more than 3-fold over past decade

South Korea's cigarette exports grew an annual average of 15.5 percent since 2002, and its overseas sales came to US$572.05 million last year. The amount is up from $156.29 million tallied a decade ago, according to the data by the Korea Customs Service.
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Dec 26, 2012 23:10
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[Korea - South] WHO conference on tobacco control closes after six-day run

A six-day international conference on tobacco control ended Saturday after adopting a new international treaty aimed at rooting out illegal trade of tobacco products. About 140 participants adopted the "Protocol to Eliminate Lllicit Trade in Tobacco
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Nov 18, 2012 19:54
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[Korea - South] Session of parties to WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control holds 12-17 Nov

The Fifth Session of the Conference of Parties (COP5) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) will hold in Seoul, South Korea, 12-17 Nov.
Afriquenligne (fr)
added Nov 7, 2012 08:59
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Philip Morris, BAT to hike prices of heat-not-burn e-cigarettes

Multinational tobacco companies selling heat-not-burn (HNB) e-cigarettes are set to raise prices as the National Assembly moves closer to hiking taxes on this new type of cigarette. When materialized, this would adversely affect millions of smokers who
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:36
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[Korea - South] Smokers Challenge Ban in Restaurants

Smokers and restaurant owners have asked the Constitutional Court to review the legality of a blanket smoking ban in all restaurants. They argue that the ban deprives the restaurants of their business and property rights and freedom to choose their job.
Chosun Ilbo (kr)
added Mar 4, 2015 17:54
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[Korea - South] Fallout from Korea's Cigarette Price Hike: Smokers Won't Buy Pricey Tobacco

On the first day of 2015, when the tobacco price hike was implemented across the nation, overall sales for domestic brand cigarettes were remarkably slow, while tobacco from major international brands such as Dunhill or Camel proved very popular, as some
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Jan 3, 2015 12:44
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[Korea - South] 23% of Seoul Citizens Smoke Average of 14.6 Cigarettes

A study said that about two out of ten Seoul citizens over the age of 20 smoke more than 14.6 cigarettes a day. Comparing to ten years ago, the percentage of male smokers has declined while that for female counterparts has rising. The Seoul Institute, a p
Korea IT Times (kr)
added May 22, 2013 08:06
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[Korea - South] Male smoking population to decrease with cigarette price increase

Tripling the price of cigarettes will allow the government to meet its goal of lowering male smoking rates, a recent report showed.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Feb 18, 2013 06:46
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[Korea - South] Korea has cheapest tobacco, 2nd-highest smoking rate in OECD

According to the data from the European Commission Excise Duty on Tobacco which surveyed the price of the best-selling tobacco in 22 member nations in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in 2012, Korea sells the cheapest tobacco at
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 10, 2012 11:17
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Philip Morris, KT&G to wage e-cigarette war

(PMI) Korea is considering releasing its signature iQOS smokeless e-cigarette in Korea this year at the earliest, according to industry officials, Monday. The international tobacco company's move seems to intensify competition among tobacco makers here
Korea Times (kr)
added Feb 7, 2017 17:57
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