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[Korea - South] Life expectancy study shows many likely to live beyond 90 by 2030

South Koreans are likely to have the highest life expectancy in the world by 2030 and the United States one of the lowest among developed countries...Korea's much greater average life expectancy would be due to several factors... low levels of smoking
Reuters
added Feb 22, 2017 19:04
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[Korea - South] SONG: Is vaping healthy?

As a recent convert to “vaping” I am proud to say...Like with any issue on the Internet, the truth may be hard to dig up but if you read through the unlimited articles, the truth does rise up. This industry would not be thriving so much if there really w
Korea Times (kr)
added Feb 21, 2017 19:54
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[Korea - South] Smoking, harassment incidents on planes grow

Illegal acts aboard airplanes, especially smoking, are on the rise, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said on Monday. The number of violations, which include smoking, verbal abuse and sexual harassment in-flight, grew by 11 times from
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Feb 15, 2017 16:31
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Philip Morris, BAT fined $260 million for illegal cigarette hoarding

South Korea hiked its cigarette prices by 2,000 won starting in January 2015, saying the increase will help discourage smoking. An audit showed that the foreign firms stocked up on their tobacco at warehouses before the price was raised and released them
Korea Times (kr)
added Feb 13, 2017 14:30
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[Asia, Korea - South] Foreign tobacco firms levied taxes on profit from hoarded cigarettes

two foreign tobacco companies accused of pocketing profits by hoarding...The National Tax Service and the Ministry of Interior ordered Philip Morris Korea to pay 218 billion won in taxes and British American Tobacco (BAT) Korea 89 million won, and plan t
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Feb 10, 2017 23:46
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[Korea - South] JAE-WOO: Unshakable tobacco companies

As governments raise tobacco prices and restrict tobacco companies’ marketing, they have excess cash. In Korea, the Park Geun-hye administration increased cigarette prices by 2,000 won ($1.75) two years ago, and the effect is controversial. As the margin
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Feb 8, 2017 17:00
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Philip Morris, KT&G to wage e-cigarette war

(PMI) Korea is considering releasing its signature iQOS smokeless e-cigarette in Korea this year at the earliest, according to industry officials, Monday. The international tobacco company's move seems to intensify competition among tobacco makers here
Korea Times (kr)
added Feb 7, 2017 17:57
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[Korea - South] ARCHIVE: The Tobacco Industry’s Abuse of Scientific Evidence and Activities to Recruit Scientists During Tobacco Litigation [FREE FULL TEXT]

healthcare professionals need to pay a great deal of attention to the enormous volume of written opinions and supporting evidence that tobacco companies submit. They also need to face the fact that the companies engage in recruitment of scientists.
Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health
added Feb 6, 2017 00:40
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[Asia, Korea - South] Most smoke shops flout outdoor advertising rules

More than eight out of 10 tobacco shops near primary and secondary schools in South Korea don't abide by a ban on externally visible cigarette advertising, a poll showed Friday. According to the survey on 2,800 smoke shops in neighborhoods near elementar
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Feb 3, 2017 17:27
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G chief cleared of bribery charges

A local court on Thursday acquitted the head of the country's leading tobacco maker of receiving some tens of millions of won in bribes from a lobbyist for striking a deal with an advertising agency, citing a lack of evidence.
Korea Times (kr)
added Feb 2, 2017 19:53
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