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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] E-cigarette makers using aggressive marketing tactics

Makers of e-cigarettes are employing an active marketing strategy, reaching out directly to consumers, industry officials said Monday. KT&G, Philip Morris Korea and British American Tobacco Korea have all set up departments to exclusively promote sales o
Korea Herald (kr)
added Dec 10, 2018 15:53

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South, USA] 'Smoking e-cigarettes just as harmful as conventional ones'

Philip Morris filed a lawsuit after the ministry announced in June that five cancer-causing substances were found in heat-not-burn tobacco products sold here, with the level of tar exceeding that of conventional cigarettes. The ministry announced the re
Korea Times (kr)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:45

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] [Video] KT&G unveils liquid cartridge-type HNB tobacco Lil Hybrid

“Our previous HNB tobacco devices -- Lil Mini and Lil Plus -- had received consumer feedback that the taste needs to be improved. That’s why we came up with our exclusive and new platform called Lil Hybrid,” said Lim Wang-seob, chief of the company’s pro
Korea Herald (kr)
added Nov 29, 2018 20:15

[Asia, Korea - South] KT&G release new Lil Hybrid device that burns longer with better flavor

KT&G has announced its release of a new heat not burn (HNB) tobacco device, the Lil Hybrid, on Nov. 26. The device works by heating disposable liquid cartridges. Conventional HNB devices work by directly heating sticks of tobacco, resulting in the bitter
The Hankyoreh (kr)
added Nov 29, 2018 20:14

[Korea - South] Cigarette sales in S. Korea keep falling in 2018

Cigarette sales in South Korea kept falling this year on higher price and the government-led anti-smoking campaign, a government report showed Monday. The number of 20-cigarette packs sold here was 28.98 million for the first 10 months of this year, down
Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 28, 2018 00:13

[Korea - South] S. Korea counters Philip Morris' info disclosure lawsuit

The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said it has selected a local law firm to prepare for a legal battle with Philip Morris after filing a statement to the Seoul Administrative Court on Saturday. The ministry and the local unit of global tobacco giant P
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Nov 26, 2018 05:17

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Smoking ban within 10m of kindergartens starts Dec. 31

The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Wednesday that the latest amendment to the National Health Promotion Act banning smoking within 10 meters of kindergartens and day care centers will go into effect Dec. 31.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:58

[Korea - South] Hanmi rolls out new generic drug to beat Pfizer’s anti-nicotine therapy

After failing to outrival Pfizer in the anti-smoking treatment market with a generic drug, Hanmi Pharmaceutical has released another copy to win over Pfizer’s original treatment Champix. The local drug company said it has started selling "Nocotine," a s
Korea Biomedical Review(KBR) (kr)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:20

[Korea - South] Cancer and its Causes in Korea

“heat-not-burn, snus, moist snuff, dissolvable and inhaled nicotine may be significantly safer than cigarettes.” -Nicky Wagner, Former Associate Health Minister Growing number of countries are recognizing the benefit of novel smoke-free products Eme
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Oct 25, 2018 22:53

[Korea - South] S. Korea warns citizens against smoking pot in Canada

warned its citizens against smoking marijuana in Canada, telling them that even though the country legalised weed last week, using it there was still an offence under Seoul's own laws.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 23, 2018 23:09
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