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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[Asia, Korea - South] [Susan P. Mercado] If we stand together, no tobacco industry can survive

With very deep pockets, the tobacco companies have been highly resourceful in undermining tobacco control efforts....The WHO congratulates the NHIS for its courage in taking the fight to the industry, our common public health enemy.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 25, 2014 08:59
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[Korea - South] Korean Smokers Turn to Sucking Tobacco

South Korea’s increasing crackdown on smoking appears to be spurring some tobacco fans to turn to a Swedish powder variety.
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Sep 9, 2013 15:08
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[Korea - South] The smoking ban - key info

The Korean government has enacted a new law to lower smoking rates which came into force on July 1, 2013. The government is seeking to improve public health by lowering smoking rates and bringing smoking law into line with other countries. Government h
Jeju Weekly (kr)
added Jul 7, 2013 21:15
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[Korea - South] Smoking Banned in Restaurants from Today

. Smoking is now prohibited in bars and restaurants nationwide. The Ministry of Health and Welfare says smoking in government offices, child and youth facilities, parks and parking lots will also be banned in addition to already-designated non-smoking are
Arirang TV & Radio (kr)
added Dec 8, 2012 15:01
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[Korea - South] Smoking Ban in All Restaurants

The Ministry of Health and Welfare announced Tuesday that the revised bill to ban smoking at indoor rest areas and restaurants was passed Monday and will come into effect from Saturday.
Arirang TV & Radio (kr)
added Dec 4, 2012 01:45
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[Korea - South] Interpol denied observer status at WHO anti-tobacco meeting in Seoul

‘Interpol – the international police organisation that works to identify, disrupt and dismantle transnational organized networks behind the trafficking in illicit goods – was denied observer status as a result of a donation by Philip Morris Internationa
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 22, 2012 17:00
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