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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] Will new research calm controversies over heat-not-burn cigarettes?Philip Morris Korea to disclose raw data for latest study by next June

Amid controversies over the danger of electronic cigarettes, Philip Morris Korea has released its new research data, claiming its product IQOS contain 90 percent fewer harmful chemicals in its steam than conventional cigarettes.
Korea Biomedical Review(KBR) (kr)
added Nov 17, 2017 23:07
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Parliament endorses tax hike for e-cigarettes

Korea’s parliament passed a bill on Nov. 9 to raise the tax on heat-not-burn tobacco products, or e-cigarettes, amid a lingering dispute over whether they should be treated differently from conventional cigarettes.
The Investor (kr)
added Nov 10, 2017 18:31
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G launches e-cigarette brand to take on foreign rivals

Korea’s top tobacco company KT&G announced on Nov. 7 the launch its new heat-not-burn cigarette, also known as e-cigarette, Lil to take on its foreign rivals who have been gaining market share. The e-cigarettes will be available starting Nov. 20 at all G
The Investor (kr)
added Nov 13, 2017 19:21
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[Asia, Korea - South] Smoking rate in S. Korea rebounds in 2016 despite price hike

According to the data compiled by the Ministry of Health and Welfare, 23.9 percent of South Koreans aged 19 and above smoked in 2016, up 1.3 percentage points from 22.6 percent posted a year earlier. The figure came to 40.7 percent for males and 6.4 perc
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Nov 6, 2017 16:31
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[Korea - South] Smoking has been found to trigger Crohn’s disease according to new research

Scientists have shown for the first time that cigarette smoke causes intestinal inflammation, increasing risk of Crohn’s disease
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 1, 2017 15:56
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[Korea - South] Smoking cigarettes may cause Crohn's disease: Exposure to tobacco causes a reaction that triggers inflammation in the bowel, study finds

South Korean scientists discovered mice who inhaled cigarette smoke showed signs of intestinal inflammation - a sign of Crohn's disease. Cigarette smoking activates specific white blood cells in the lung, which might later move to the colon, triggering
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 4, 2017 16:26
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[Korea - South] Cigarette Smoking Triggers Colitis by IFN-γ+ CD4+ T Cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

The increased incidence of Crohn’s disease in smokers has been recently reported, suggesting a strong association of cigarette smoke (CS) with colitis.... Here, we demonstrate that CS exposure is sufficient to induce colitis in mice.
Frontiers Journals (cz)
added Nov 1, 2017 15:55
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Family Ministry designates heat-not-burn tobacco as harmful to minors

The Ministry of Gender Equality and Family on Thursday announced that it would be designating heat-not-burn tobacco products as harmful substances that cannot be sold to minors.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:37
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Philip Morris, BAT to hike prices of heat-not-burn e-cigarettes

Multinational tobacco companies selling heat-not-burn (HNB) e-cigarettes are set to raise prices as the National Assembly moves closer to hiking taxes on this new type of cigarette. When materialized, this would adversely affect millions of smokers who
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:36
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