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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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[Korea - South] Cigarette advertising in the Republic of Korea: a case illustration of The One

In this paper, we provide a semiotic analysis of packaging and promotions for KT&G's The One, which is a brand with a relatively low machine-measured tar delivery.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 19, 2012 02:25
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tobacco firms rebut ministry's claim that HNB cigarettes produce more tar

The health authorities launched the probe in August last year into three tobacco heating devices -- IQOS by Philip Morris Korea, British American Tobacco‘s Glo and South Korean leading cigarette maker KT&G’s Lil. “We found that there was no ground to s
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jun 11, 2018 00:00
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[Korea - South] Government seen backpedaling on heating-type cigarette taxes

The Korean government and parliament appears to be under fire from consumers and related industries for leaning toward raising more taxes from heating-type cigarettes in a move backpedaling on previous policies.
The Investor (kr)
added Aug 29, 2017 14:29
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[Korea - South] KT&G to Raise Prices of Duty-Free Cigarettes

South Korea's state-run tobacco producer KT&G will raise the prices of duty-free tobacco starting from Tuesday. KT&G said on Monday that it will raise the prices of duty-free cigarettes by four U.S. dollars on average increasing from 18 dollars to 22 d
Korea Broadcasting System (KBS World Radio) (kr)
added Feb 15, 2016 20:24
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