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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Dispute erupts over KT&G global sales promotion

However, some have taken issue with the company's pride in its sales in developing countries, where government regulations on tobacco companies are more lax, claiming this could end up posing health risks to smokers there. "Exporting lots of cigarettes
Korea Times (kr)
added Jan 20, 2017 20:01

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G Overseas Sales Boast Draws Criticism

A firestorm of condemnation followed hot on the heels of the press release, with critics denouncing the company for boasting about sales of cigarettes, often referred to as death sticks, in less developed countries with lax tobacco regulations. “Many p
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Jan 20, 2017 19:52

[Korea - South] KT&G’s overseas sales hit record

a record $812 million last year, thanks to robust demand in emerging markets. The number of individual cigarettes sold in 2016 was 48.7 billion, a 4.7 percent increase from the previous year. That corresponded to a 13 percent increase in revenue from abr
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Jan 20, 2017 19:50

[Korea - South] KT&G records largest-ever overseas tobacco sales of $812 million

South Korea’s major tobacco manufacturer, marked a new milestone in overseas sales last year after expansion in emerging markets in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. According to the company Friday, KT&G sold 48.7 billion cigarettes last year in overseas
Pulse (kr)
added Jan 20, 2017 14:44

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Graphic warnings to have limited effects on KT&G

Beginning on Dec. 23, KT&G and three foreign producers here were required to have all cigarette packs carry one of 10 designated full-color and disturbing photos with warnings about the adverse effects of smoking. Convenience stores and some other retai
Korea Times (kr)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:37

[Korea - South] Ad watch: E-cigarette marketing targeted to youth in South Korea

his paper highlights e-cigarette marketing in Korea overtly directed towards youth, focusing on the Ovale brand, a joint venture by three companies that currently distribute in 140 countries.6
Tobacco Control
added Jan 7, 2017 02:09

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Construction Site Fencing Promotes Anti-Smoking Efforts

Hoengseong County, Gangwon Province, has been using hundreds of meters of temporary fencing built around construction sites to promote anti-smoking campaigns. The posters attached to the fencing range from slogans like “quitting smoking, the beginning o
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Jan 3, 2017 16:41

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Anti-smoking testimonial ads testify to a smoker's cancer, and regret

“I lost one third of my tongue. After 32 years of smoking, I came down with oral cancer,” said Lim Hyeon-yong (55, not his real name), who appears in a testimonial-style anti-smoking advertisement that began showing on South Korean broadcasters on Dec. 2
The Hankyoreh (kr)
added Dec 26, 2016 18:35

[Korea - South] Tobacco packages must feature visual warnings

“I’ve read about those photos before,” he said, “but it was the first time seeing them in person. Although I did end up buying them, I sometimes lose the urge to smoke when I see them.” These warning signs became obligatory in Korea, as well, starting F
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Dec 26, 2016 17:58

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Cigarette packs to carry graphic health warnings

Starting Friday, graphic warnings about the harmful effects of smoking will be attached to cigarette packs...all cigarette packs sold here, including those sold at duty-free shops, must carry one of 10 designated full-color and disturbing photos with war
Korea Herald (kr)
added Dec 22, 2016 15:47
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