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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Consumers wary as tax hike looms on HNB tobacco

Following the passage of a tax hike bill on heat-not-burn tobacco products at a parliamentary committee, South Korean consumers are bracing for a price hike to begin as early as next month. On Friday, the strategy and finance committee of the Nationa
Korea Herald (kr)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:24
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[Asia, Japan, Korea - South] Smoke-free segment up as Philip Morris fights declining sales

In contrast to IQOS’ success in Northeast Asia, it has been met with outright bans by governments elsewhere in the Asia-Pacific region – including those in Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and Thailand. Tobacco users, health professionals and lawmakers co
Asia Times
added Oct 20, 2017 14:19
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[Korea - South] Assembly to decide on raising e-cigarette taxes

The National Assembly’s finance committee is expected to decide on Oct. 20 about hiking consumption taxes on heat-not-burn tobacco products, also known as e-cigarettes, to 90 percent on par with regular cigarettes. If taxes are raised, prices of e-cigare
The Investor (kr)
added Oct 19, 2017 20:36
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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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