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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[Korea - South, Philippines] Adopting FCTC in Seoul, signatories trounce Big Tobacco

Despite pressure tactics from the tobacco industry, ratifying countries unanimously adopted a landmark protocol to eliminate the illicit trade of tobacco, Corporate Accountability International said in a statement Tuesday. Such illicit trade undermines
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Nov 13, 2012 05:34
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[Korea - South] Korea's coffee-scented cigarette

South Korea's largest tobacco maker KT&G Corp. added RAISON Cafe, its new hazelnut coffee-scented cigarette, to the lineup of RAISON.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 5, 2012 17:17
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] South Korea came up with a plan to cut down smoking. The opposite happened.

government launched an initiative to up the price of cigarettes...bump the average price of a pack of cigarettes...New no-smoking zones and required health warnings on labels would follow. Moon predicted that South Koreans would buy 34 percent fewer ciga
Washington Post
added Aug 2, 2016 15:01
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