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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] MOO-JONG: Ban on smoking while walking

Walking with a lit cigarette and puffing on it is not just a nuisance but very unhealthy for non-smoking passers-by who have to smell the second-hand smoke. Worse is their signature tendency to flick the ash from their cigarettes indiscriminately and, m
Korea Times (kr)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:33
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Lawmakers to discuss raising HNB tobacco consumption tax

Lawmakers are set to discuss increasing the individual consumption tax on heat-not-burn tobacco products Tuesday, raising questions about how changing taxes will affect consumer prices of heated tobacco sticks. “If the consumption tax on heated t
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 25, 2017 21:29
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Government Turns Up Nose at Indoor Smoking

Under the new policy, apartment security will now be given the authority to check apartment suites suspected of generating secondhand smoke when complaints of secondhand smoke are registered by residents. Under the new policy, apartment security will no
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Aug 11, 2017 02:17
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] BAT challenges PMI in heated tobacco market with Glo

On Thursday, BAT announced through a press conference at The Four Seasons Seoul that it will be opening its first Glo flagship store in the Garosugil shopping district of Seoul on Sunday, kicking off its sales in Korea... Both Glo and IQOS are heated tob
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 10, 2017 17:00
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Smoking at home faces crackdown

Smokers in collective residences will face a crackdown from early next year after the parliament approved a tough anti-smoking bill to fight secondhand smoke. The bill, drawn up by Rep. Choi Myung-gil of the opposition People's Party of Korea, won appro
Korea Times (kr)
added Aug 9, 2017 15:13
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] BAT sets to roll out tobacco heating device Glo in Korea

BAT Korea will hold a press conference Thursday to promote its own heat-not-burn tobacco device Glo, and disclose when the device will be on sale here, company officials said Sunday.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 7, 2017 18:07
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tobacco tax revenue to reach W3tr in 2017

Revenue from taxes levied on cigarettes is forecast to reach 3 trillion won ($2.8 billion) for the first time ever this year, government data showed Wednesday. Starting in January 2015, South Korea jacked up the price of cigarettes by 80 percent from 2,
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 7, 2017 17:52
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[Korea - South] iQOS HEETS prices may be raised in Korea

A bit over a week ago the Health Ministry of South Korea announced that as of next month, it will be conducting experiments on Philip Morris’s iQOS, so as to ensure that they are as safe as they are claimed to be. However at this stage, the tax hike seem
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jul 28, 2017 14:25
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Price of IQOS HEETS may go up

The price of Phillip Morris's IQOS HEETS may rise here, following the government's decision to impose a higher tax on heat-not-burn (HNB) cigarettes. This move will also weigh on [BAT], given the firm also plans to launch its HNB glo cigarettes Aug. 10.
Korea Times (kr)
added Jul 21, 2017 17:44
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Japan, South Korea face 'tipping point': Philip Morris CEO

is looking to begin talks with governments within five years on phasing out cigarettes. The time frame is based on projections of when users of new smoke-free devices could overtake traditional smokers in number in those two countries. "If you extrapolat
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jul 17, 2017 14:02
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