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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] BAT Korea, Sacheon city sign scholarship program

Under the program, the tobacco maker is set to donate 100 million won starting this year for scholarship programs supervised and operated by the municipal and education office in the city in South Gyeongsang Province. BAT Korea has a manufacturing facili
Korea Herald (kr)
added Mar 21, 2017 17:35
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Lamborghini brand sharing and cigarette advertising

The Lamborghini brand sharing example provides evidence that important obligations of the WHO [FCTC], which is legally binding and has been ratified by 180 Parties to date, including the Republic of Korea, are not being fulfilled. Brand sharing is identi
Tobacco Control
added Mar 8, 2017 03:55
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[Korea - South] Images inspire smokers to quit

It has now been two months since the Ministry of Health and Welfare mandated printing graphic images of the harmful effects of smoking on cigarette packs. There are 10 pictures of adverse consequences such as lung cancer or laryngeal cancer now printed o
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Mar 3, 2017 20:32
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[Asia, Korea - South] Sales of nicotine treatment pill spike in S. Korea

spiked by more than eightfold in South Korea over the past two years...The annual sales of Champix...reached 42 billion won (US$37.02 million) at the end of 2016, compared with 5 billion won recorded in 2014, according to the company and industry sources.
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Mar 1, 2017 06:22
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[Korea - South] Life expectancy study shows many likely to live beyond 90 by 2030

South Koreans are likely to have the highest life expectancy in the world by 2030 and the United States one of the lowest among developed countries...Korea's much greater average life expectancy would be due to several factors... low levels of smoking
Reuters
added Feb 22, 2017 19:04
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[Korea - South] SONG: Is vaping healthy?

As a recent convert to “vaping” I am proud to say...Like with any issue on the Internet, the truth may be hard to dig up but if you read through the unlimited articles, the truth does rise up. This industry would not be thriving so much if there really w
Korea Times (kr)
added Feb 21, 2017 19:54
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[Korea - South] Smoking, harassment incidents on planes grow

Illegal acts aboard airplanes, especially smoking, are on the rise, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said on Monday. The number of violations, which include smoking, verbal abuse and sexual harassment in-flight, grew by 11 times from
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Feb 15, 2017 16:31
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Philip Morris, BAT fined $260 million for illegal cigarette hoarding

South Korea hiked its cigarette prices by 2,000 won starting in January 2015, saying the increase will help discourage smoking. An audit showed that the foreign firms stocked up on their tobacco at warehouses before the price was raised and released them
Korea Times (kr)
added Feb 13, 2017 14:30
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[Asia, Korea - South] Foreign tobacco firms levied taxes on profit from hoarded cigarettes

two foreign tobacco companies accused of pocketing profits by hoarding...The National Tax Service and the Ministry of Interior ordered Philip Morris Korea to pay 218 billion won in taxes and British American Tobacco (BAT) Korea 89 million won, and plan t
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Feb 10, 2017 23:46
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[Korea - South] JAE-WOO: Unshakable tobacco companies

As governments raise tobacco prices and restrict tobacco companies’ marketing, they have excess cash. In Korea, the Park Geun-hye administration increased cigarette prices by 2,000 won ($1.75) two years ago, and the effect is controversial. As the margin
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Feb 8, 2017 17:00
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