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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tobacco sellers fear new warning pictures

will be a heavy burden on Korean retailers, such as convenience stores and duty free shops, according to industry sources. Tobacco manufacturers will have to print images highlighting the deadly risks of smoking on their cigarette packets starting Dec. 2
Korea Times (kr)
added Dec 18, 2016 16:31
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Graphic Images to be Added on Tobacco Packets to Lower Korea’s Smoking Rate

Starting on December 23, appalling graphic images will be added to cigarette packets in a dire attempt to cut down the country's smoking rate. These graphic photos will give smokers a closer and clearer look at the possible effects of longtime smoking. Th
Korea Portal
added Dec 16, 2016 18:41
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Graphic images aim to cut Korea's smoking rate

Tobacco makers in Korea will have to add an "appalling" element to cigarette packets from Dec. 23: graphic photos or images highlighting the deadly risk of smoking. Products showing the graphic images are expected to go on sale in late January or Februa
Korea Times (kr)
added Dec 13, 2016 23:38
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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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