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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Will cigarette prices rise under new administration?

With the exception of Hong Joon-pyo of the conservative Liberty Korea Party, none of the major candidates have explicitly promised a cut in the unpopular spike in cigarette prices that went into effect in 2015.
Korea Herald (kr)
added May 5, 2017 12:38

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] MOO-JONG: Cigarette price: up or down?

Which is better ― to raise cigarette prices to the level of advanced countries or to lower them to reduce the burden of low-income smokers at the risk of their health?
Korea Times (kr)
added Apr 27, 2017 20:15

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] [Graphic News] Deaths caused by tobacco still climbing

The total number of smokers and tobacco-related deaths worldwide has increased, reported a consortium of researchers. According to the Global Burden of Disease report, the number of deaths attributed to tobacco use surpassed 6.4 million in 2015, up 4.7
Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 23, 2017 13:32

[Asia, Korea - South] High income earners smoke less than people with low incomes: survey

South Korea's smoking trends start to mirror those of more advanced countries where smoking rates continue to fall. There are more smokers among low income earners while those that make more money are less likely to smoke, the Seoul National University H
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Apr 19, 2017 21:58

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Low income earners smoke more: survey

Male smokers in 236 of the 245 locations followed the overall correlation between smoking and income levels. Female smokers’ income levels corresponded to the findings in 239 of the locations. In all 245 places, the smoking rate among the bottom 20 per
Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 17, 2017 21:53

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Rich people smoke less. Why?

High income earners smoke less than those who earn less, a survey showed Monday, as South Korea's smoking trends start to mirror those of more advanced countries where smoking rates continue to fall. There are more smokers among low income earners while
Korea Times (kr)
added Apr 17, 2017 19:22
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Shift workers sleep deprived; drink, smoke more: survey

Workers who have to put in shifts at irregular hours are more deprived of sleep and more prone to smoking and drinking than people who do regular daytime duties, a survey showed Tuesday. The findings, released by Professor Song Yoon-mi of Samsung Medica
Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 12, 2017 15:01

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] 12 cancer-causing substances found in cigarettes

The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) said it found nine harmful substances including some of the 12 carcinogens such as formaldehyde and acetaldehyde are not currently printed on the cigarette pack label. It tested 2,000 packs of cigarettes sold
Korea Times (kr)
added Apr 11, 2017 23:25

[Asia, Korea - South] Smoking to be banned on main boulevard in southern Seoul

In an unusually tough anti-smoking move, one of Seoul's main boulevards will be declared a no-smoking zone and violators will face fines, officials said Wednesday. Seoul's Seocho-gu Ward Office said Gangnam-daero, a 5-kilometer-long major boulevard that
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:52

[Asia, Korea - South] Experts say measures to prevent smoking can also boost the economy

An international symposium designed to assess smoking prevention policies and to seek directions for development is scheduled... “Regulation of tobacco does not have a negative effect on the economy, but it in fact has a positive effect by reducing medic
The Hankyoreh (kr)
added Mar 28, 2017 12:31
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