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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
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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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[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
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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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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South, USA] Tobacco companies are liars: US expert

The symposium was held ahead of a court ruling on a damage suit which the National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) filed last year against three tobacco firms ― KT&G, Philip Morris and British American Tobacco. To fight against undeniable evidence about
Korea Times (kr)
added Jul 17, 2015 12:46
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[Asia, Cambodia, China, Korea - South, Philippines] Spotlight: Countries hold events to advocate no tobacco life

In Phnom Penh, more than 100 Cambodian anti-tobacco activists and officials on Friday marked the World No Tobacco Day, urging smokers to stop smoking at public areas and workplaces. Bun Serey, vice-governor of Phnom Penh Municipality, said the City Hall
Xinhua Newswire
added May 31, 2015 11:24
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[Korea - South] Duty-Free Cigarettes to Stay Cheap in Korea

Cigarette prices will not go up at duty-free shops here for the time being, despite an overall retail price increase. The Ministry of Strategy and Finance on Thursday said soaring numbers of Chinese visitors persuaded the government not to hike the pric
Chosun Ilbo (kr)
added Mar 8, 2015 16:58
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[Asia, Korea - South] Foreign cigarette brands outperform KT&G

For the first time in nearly three decades, foreign cigarette makers in Korea outperformed Korean brands in market share on the strength of their low-price strategies, data showed Sunday.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Feb 1, 2015 16:55
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[Asia, Korea - South] New Year brings in smoking ban

Starting today, smoking will no longer be allowed at restaurants, cafes or bars, regardless of their size, though it appears neither shop owners nor smokers are ready to accept the policy.
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Dec 31, 2014 17:23
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[Asia, Korea - South] Korea to crack down on bulk sales of tobacco

government said Monday it would crack down on stores selling tobacco in bulk this month in the lead up to the Jan. 1 price hike. Proprietors caught selling large volumes of cigarettes will face up to two years in prison or a 50 million won ($45,000) fine.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Dec 2, 2014 07:54
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