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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

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G launches sales of new tobacco-heating device

The new product, dubbed lil, heats up tobacco leaves without generating smoke using battery power, according to the company. KT&G said the 10,000 units it put on the market via pre-order were sold out in just two days last week. The consumers who purcha
Korea Herald (kr)
added Nov 20, 2017 17:23

[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

[Korea - South] KT&G set to break annual overseas sales record

KT&G has become a global company. As the world’s fifth-largest tobacco company, KT&G exports cigarettes to over 50 countries. Its performance is the result of aggressive expansion to overseas markets and development of customized products tailored to the
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:18

[Asia, Korea - North, Korea - South] North Korea Launches Newest Offensive: Cigarette Butts

apparently to highlight its contempt, it has begun sending balloons into the South loaded with an unusual payload, the police here said on Thursday: cigarette butts. North and South Korea have escalated their propaganda war across their heavily armed bor
New York Times
added Feb 4, 2016 12:36

[Korea - South] US Experts Think Korean Tobacco is still Underpriced

American health experts argue that the prices of tobacco in Korea are still cheap compared to Koreans’ income levels. Jonathan Samet, director of the Global Health Research Institute at the University of Southern California, said, “I know that the Korean
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Jul 17, 2015 11:53

[Korea - South] E-cigarette sales rise after cigarette price hike

Electronic cigarettes have become more popular among smokers because of this month's increase in the price of cigarettes by 2,000 won ($1.83) per pack.
Korea Times (kr)
added Jan 13, 2015 15:11

[Asia, Korea - South] BAT launches Dunhill superslim capsule cigarette

Dunhill’s first superslim cigarette that contains natural extracts on Monday. Dunhill master blenders created the cigarette, called Dunhill Fine Cut Switch 1MG...It offers Dunhill’s unique premium flavor that makes a smooth transition into a cool and cl
Korea Herald (kr)
added Nov 5, 2014 11:24

[Asia, Korea - South] EDITORIAL: Tobacco lawsuits

The National Health Insurance Service is reportedly moving to file lawsuits ... suing tobacco companies is an option worth taking for the administrator of the state-run health insurance program. Its action will have the effect of alerting the public to th
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 3, 2013 03:10

[Canada, Korea - South] Gangnam Style: Local wholesaler to introduce Gangnam cigarettes

Company president insists cigarettes are named after Seoul neighbourhood, not Psy's hit song. ... convenience stores across Ontario can start selling cigarettes, Gangnam style.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Feb 7, 2013 09:18
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