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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Graphic warnings to be put on upper part of cigarette packets from December

The government decided on Tuesday to mandate tobacco companies to place graphic images showing the harmful effects of smoking on the upper part of a cigarette packet starting from December. A revised enforcement ordinance, which requires the pictorial w
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jun 14, 2016 15:20
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] BAT builds 2nd plant in Korea

has decided to build its second plant here to nurture its Korean unit as an export hub in the Asia-Pacific region. To construct the state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, BAT will invest $86 million over the next year and a half, creating more than 100
Korea Times (kr)
added Jun 13, 2016 13:52
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Gender differences in the association between self-reported stress and cigarette smoking in Korean adolescents [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study found a statistically significant association between stress and smoking among Korean adolescents and this association was stronger in girls than boys. Further research is needed to understand more fully the link between stress and smoking in
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jun 4, 2016 12:29
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[Korea - South] Rewards for South Korea soldiers who quit smoking

South Korea has launched a new campaign offering soldiers a host of rewards if they stop smoking. The defence ministry is hoping it can encourage whole platoons to kick the habit together with the promise of extra holiday time if every member manages it,
BBC Online
added Jun 1, 2016 19:04
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[Korea - South] Soldiers who quit smoking to be given leave as reward

defense ministry announced on Tuesday a set of anti-smoking campaigns aimed at bringing down the smoking rate of soldiers to the 30 percent level by 2020 from 40 percent at present. The ministry devised the incentives to encourage soldiers to quit smoking
GlobalPost
added May 31, 2016 20:39
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[Asia, Korea - South] Testimonies from regretful smokers coming to television commercials

(CDC). The same kind of testimonials are likely to also appear in advertisements for South Korea’s anti-smoking campaign as soon as this December. “We are preparing testimonial-style anti-smoking advertisements tailored for domestic conditions for this D
The Hankyoreh (kr)
added May 30, 2016 19:29
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[Korea - South] Korean Anti-Smoking Campaign Heats Up with Smoker Testimonials

A seminar to begin a dialogue on the topic of TV commercials featuring actual victims of smoking, known as a ‘testimonial anti-smoking campaign’, is set to take place before the end of the month. According to an official from the Ministry of Health and
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added May 30, 2016 14:44
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[Korea - South] Cigarette price hike affects smokers to quit or smoke less

According to a recent survey, one out of four smokers answered their smoking habits have been affected after the 2015 price hike on tobacco. About 13% have quit smoking, less than 10% are smoking less, and little over 2% have switched over to e-cigarette
Arirang TV & Radio (kr)
added May 12, 2016 15:42
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[Asia, Korea - South] S. Korea to control e-cigars in anti-smoking policy

government announced a package of anti-smoking measures on Tuesday that would affect electronic cigarettes as well. It will also push for the revision of health-related laws to tighten control on ads for cigarettes, especially near schools, under the plan
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added May 12, 2016 02:50
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[Asia, Korea - South] S. Korea to control e-cigarettes in antismoking policy

"E-cigarettes, chewing tobacco and other new types of tobacco exist in a gray area in terms of regulations under relevant legislation," the ministry said. It plans to strengthen regulations on those products, including taxation, ads, sales and warning i
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added May 10, 2016 13:46
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