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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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[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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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G launches sales of new tobacco-heating device

The new product, dubbed lil, heats up tobacco leaves without generating smoke using battery power, according to the company. KT&G said the 10,000 units it put on the market via pre-order were sold out in just two days last week. The consumers who purcha
Korea Herald (kr)
added Nov 20, 2017 17:23
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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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[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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