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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] 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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[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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