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[Fiji, Korea - South] Cigarette smuggling

According to the Health Minister Dr Neil Sharma, smuggling of illicit cigarettes was a global issue. Dr Sharma, who just returned from an international meeting on the Framework on Convention on Tobacco in South Korea last week, said smuggling of illicit
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Nov 22, 2012 06:32

[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

[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

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] BAT challenges PMI in heated tobacco market with Glo

On Thursday, BAT announced through a press conference at The Four Seasons Seoul that it will be opening its first Glo flagship store in the Garosugil shopping district of Seoul on Sunday, kicking off its sales in Korea... Both Glo and IQOS are heated tob
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 10, 2017 17:00

[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

[Korea - South] Passive Smoking Still a Real and Present Danger

"Some 30 percent of lung cancer patients in Korea are non-smokers, and passive smoking is being blamed," said Paek Yu-jin of Hallym University Medical Center...A study of 1,000 people in Seoul in 2013 showed eight out of 10 people being exposed to secondh
Chosun Ilbo (kr)
added Mar 21, 2016 01:41

[Asia, Korea - South] Japan Tobacco International rolls out new Camel

Japan Tobacco International Korea has launched Camel Evolution Super Slims, the first low-tar super slim brand of its Camel lineup, the tobacco maker said Wednesday. On sale from Thursday, Camel Evolution Super Slims is a locally customized blend for t
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jun 5, 2015 16:02

[Asia, Korea - South] Tobacco business act ruled constitutional

Constitutional Court ruled against nine petitioners, saying that the legislation does not infringe on an individual’s right to health because there is no definite link between habitual smoking and lung cancer. ..“Even though there is a correlation, it is
Korea Herald (kr)
added May 11, 2015 14:43

[Asia, Korea - South] Korea to raise tobacco prices by 80 percent

The government announced on Thursday that it would push to raise tobacco prices by 80 percent by January as part of its measures to decrease the country’s high smoking rate among adult males to 29 percent by 2020.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 29, 2014 06:29

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] South Korea to hike cigarette price by 80%

South Korea on Thursday proposed a steep 80 percent hike in cigarette prices to cut consumption in a nation with one of the world's highest male smoking rates.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 11, 2014 11:06
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