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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Smoking ban within 10m of kindergartens starts Dec. 31

The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Wednesday that the latest amendment to the National Health Promotion Act banning smoking within 10 meters of kindergartens and day care centers will go into effect Dec. 31.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:58
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[Korea - South] Hanmi rolls out new generic drug to beat Pfizer’s anti-nicotine therapy

After failing to outrival Pfizer in the anti-smoking treatment market with a generic drug, Hanmi Pharmaceutical has released another copy to win over Pfizer’s original treatment Champix. The local drug company said it has started selling "Nocotine," a s
Korea Biomedical Review(KBR) (kr)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:20
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[Korea - South] S. Korea warns citizens against smoking pot in Canada

warned its citizens against smoking marijuana in Canada, telling them that even though the country legalised weed last week, using it there was still an offence under Seoul's own laws.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 23, 2018 23:09
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[Korea - South] Phillip Morris launches next generation heat-not-burn cigarettes

Philip Morris Korea Inc. (PMKI) launched the next generation products of its heat-not-burn cigarettes of IQOS, IQOS 3 and IQOS 3 MULTI, in a news conference Tuesday.
Korea Biomedical Review(KBR) (kr)
added Oct 23, 2018 17:36
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[Asia, Korea - South] Smoking rate for S. Korean men down in 2017

The smoking rate has steadily fallen from 47.8 percent in 2008 to 40.6 percent in 2015, except for 2009 and 2016. The smoking rate temporarily moved up to 40.7 percent in 2016 following a huge drop a year earlier due to an increase in tobacco prices. In
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Oct 19, 2018 03:44
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[Asia-pacific, Japan, Korea - South] Rolling tobacco in Joseon

When the American journalist, Frank Carpenter, visited Seoul in 1888, he wrote..."All Corean women smoke and the majority of them smoke pipes." ... American cigarettes were used exclusively at the palace, where large quantities were consumed making them
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 14, 2018 14:22
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Consumers confused over harmfulness of HNB cigarettes

According to a survey by local pollster Realmeter, 69 percent of the HNB cigarette smokers and 73 percent of conventional cigarette smokers said that the government’s announcement has only caused more confusion. Even 65 percent of non-smokers responded t
The Investor (kr)
added Oct 12, 2018 14:38
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[Korea - South] Philip Morris sues Seoul over ecigarette information disclosure

The ministry tested heated tobacco devices including PMI’s IQOS, British American Tobacco’s Glo, and Lil, made by leading South Korean cigarette maker KT&G Corp.  The unusual lawsuit against the South Korean regulator underlines PMI’s concern that sales
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 1, 2018 18:13
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[Korea - South] Philip Morris sues South Korea over e-cigarette info disclosure

Philip Morris Korea Inc. said on Monday it has filed a lawsuit against the South Korean government, demanding the disclosure of information on a recent test that concluded electronic cigarettes contain harmful substances. An advertisment displaying L&M c
Reuters
added Oct 1, 2018 18:12
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Cigarette sales down 1.1% on campaign, higher prices

Sales of cigarettes in South Korea declined 1.1 percent in the first eight months of 2018 from a year earlier due to a government-led anti-smoking campaign and higher prices, data showed Wednesday. South Korean smokers purchased 2.31 billion 20-ciga
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 20, 2018 17:14
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