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[Japan, Korea - South] The Tax Benefits of Big Tobacco's New Technology May Soon Flame Out

But in some places, that advantage may be going away. Japan and South Korea -- two critical markets for emerging tobacco technologies -- are considering raising the taxes on Philip Morris International Inc.’s heat-not-burn products, according to Exane B
Bloomberg News
added Oct 12, 2017 22:47
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Imports of e-cigarettes rose sharply since conventional tobacco tax hike in 2015: data

Industry sources attribute the sharp rise to smokers switching to e-cigarettes which are exempted from higher taxes. The government increased taxes on cigarettes by 2,000 won ($1.70) per pack from Jan. 1, 2015, raising the price to 4,500 won per pack, a
Korea Herald (kr)
added Oct 10, 2017 15:27
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[Korea - South, USA] GLANTZ: More evidence that the US permissive policy environment for e-cigs is expanding the tobacco epidemic

We found that In Korea adolescent e-cigarette use remained stable at a low level, whereas in the United States e-cigarette use increased. Most important, combined e-cigarette plus cigarette use declined in Korea whereas it increased in the US. The restr
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 15, 2017 22:47
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Korea advised to limit smoking at public places, cigarette ads: WTO

has recommended South Korea to adopt more stringent regulations to ban cigarette smoking in public places and restrict tobacco advertising and promotions...has been properly implementing four other areas in monitoring, offering help, warning and enforcing
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 11, 2017 06:27
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[Korea - South, USA] Differences in adolescent e-cigarette and cigarette prevalence in two policy environments: South Korea and the United States

In Korea, where e-cigarettes are extensively regulated, adolescent e-cigarette use remained stable at a low level, whereas in the United States, where e-cigarette regulation has been limited, e-cigarette use increased. Combined e-cigarette plus cigarette
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 12, 2017 11:01
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[Korea - South, USA] Differences in adolescent e-cigarette and cigarette prevalence in two policy environments: South Korea and the United States

In Korea, where e-cigarettes are extensively regulated, adolescent e-cigarette use remained stable at a low level, whereas in the United States, where e-cigarette regulation has been limited, e-cigarette use increased. Combined e-cigarette plus cigarette
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 7, 2017 00:56
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[Korea - South] Flavored cigarettes attract new smokers: study

The result indicated about 65 percent of the subjects used flavored cigarettes, and especially, the rate of young people and women were very high. Among the research subjects, 73.1 percent of female smokers tended to smoke flavored cigarettes compared to
Korea Biomedical Review(KBR) (kr)
added Sep 6, 2017 03:27
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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] MOO-JONG: Ban on smoking while walking

Walking with a lit cigarette and puffing on it is not just a nuisance but very unhealthy for non-smoking passers-by who have to smell the second-hand smoke. Worse is their signature tendency to flick the ash from their cigarettes indiscriminately and, m
Korea Times (kr)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:33
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Lawmakers to discuss raising HNB tobacco consumption tax

Lawmakers are set to discuss increasing the individual consumption tax on heat-not-burn tobacco products Tuesday, raising questions about how changing taxes will affect consumer prices of heated tobacco sticks. “If the consumption tax on heated t
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 25, 2017 21:29
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