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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tobacco emerges as a major contributor to Korea’s exports

KT&G is likely to achieve 700 million U.S. dollars in exports for the first time this year. If revenues of its subsidiaries in other countries are included, the amount will further increase. Despite the gradually shrinking global tobacco market, it has b
Donga.com (kr)
added Dec 2, 2016 06:13
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[Korea - South] Korean Air passenger in beer fight gets 2-year prison term

Kwon must also pay a $10,500 fine, including $1,000 for smoking in the plane's restroom. The money will be taken out of Kwon's $100,000 cash bail.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 2, 2016 05:05
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[Asia-pacific, India, Korea - South] WHO convention and Korea’s tobacco control policy

At the seventh session in India, the Korean delegation shared with the other parties its latest progress including tobacco price increases, pictorial health warning, smoke-free restaurants, smoking prevention programme at every primary and secondary scho
South China Morning Post
added Nov 21, 2016 21:12
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] 33% of Koreans obese, 23% of women heavy drinkers

The smoking rate among men dropped to a record low in 2015, dipping below 40 percent for the first time. About 39.3 percent of Korean men aged 19 or older were smokers last year, down 3.8 percentage points from the previous year’s 43.1 percent. That ma
Korea Herald (kr)
added Nov 7, 2016 20:29
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Numerous violations of subway smoking ban

The official ban on smoking near subway station entrances took effect on Sep. 1 with more than 1,600 violations in the first month. Seoul Metropolitan Government said Monday that violations totaled 1,662.
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:22
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Korean youth first try smoking at age 12.7: report

The Korea Health Promotion Foundation said in the report that the average age when domestic youth first tried smoking dropped from 12.8 in 2011 to 12.7 in 2015. The foundation said the report was based on a poll of middle and high school students who hav
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 31, 2016 01:46
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Zico performs with winners of anti-smoking campaign

Korean hip-hop artist Zico held a collaboration performance with finalists of an anti-smoking campaign audition where each competitor performed a self-composed rap with Zico. Known as a non-smoker, Zico has been promoting the Ministry of Health and Welf
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 23, 2016 14:38
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tobacco firms continue to sell capsule cigarettes despite safety issues

Tobacco firms continue to sell cigarettes containing flavored capsules in their filters, although a lawmaker pointed out their risks at this year's government audit. British American Tobacco (BAT) Korea released Dunhill Fine Cut Switch and Dunhill Fine
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 18, 2016 19:03
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[Korea - South] Cigarette Package Warning Images Have Limited Effect on Tobacco Consumption

According to the NABO report National Tax Income Forecast 2016 – 2020, total shipments of cigarettes in 2016 are expected to exceed 3.6 billion packs, a 16.4 percent increase compared to 2015. The number fell by 18.4 percent last year following an incr
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Oct 18, 2016 19:02
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[Korea - South] Consumption rises after cigarette tax, clouding the debate

2.76 billion packs of cigarettes sold during the first nine months of this year, which is 13.3 percent higher compared to the year before. Even though the amount of tobacco sold in Korea rose compared to the previous year, the government has argued that
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:53
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