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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] CEOs of tobacco firms to be grilled on tax evasion

South Korean lawmakers will grill CEOs of four tobacco companies operating in the country regarding their suspected tax evasion during a parliamentary audit this week, industry sources said on Oct. 11. South Korea‘s sole tobacco maker KT&G, Philip Morri
Korea Herald (kr)
added Oct 11, 2016 18:41
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[Korea - South] Tobacco Sales up 0.6% in Q3

tobacco sales reached 990 million packs in the third quarter, up six tenths of a percent, year-on-year. Quarterly sales have steadily increased this year from 850 million packs in the first quarter and 930 million packs in the second quarter.
Korea Broadcasting System (KBS World Radio) (kr)
added Oct 11, 2016 01:56
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G emerges as global cigarette maker

KT&G is rising as the world’s fifth-largest tobacco maker as its overseas sales recorded 46.5 billion cigarettes last year, exceeding domestic sales of 40.6 billion cigarettes for the first time. The firm’s super-slim and low-tar product Esse is recogn
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 25, 2016 13:39
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[Korea - South] Philip Morris, British American Tobacco Rake in Billions from Tax Evasion

The local affiliates of Phillip Morris and British American Tobacco (BAT) were found to have evaded over 200 billion won ($181 million) in taxes from inventory profits when the Korean government raised the tax levied on cigarettes by roughly 2,000 won in
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Sep 23, 2016 14:34
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[Korea - South] Tobacco tax has mixed effect on sales

Even though the amount of tobacco sold in Korea rose compared to the previous year, the government has argued that it dropped compared to two years ago, before it raised cigarette prices from 2,500 won ($2.23) a pack to 4,500 won in January 2015.
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Sep 21, 2016 17:02
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[Korea - South] Korea’s Cigarette Taxation Proven Effective, Says Government amid Criticism

The Ministry of Strategy and Finance issued a press release Monday claiming that this year’s increase in cigarette sales and output is the result of a base effect, in which cigarette sales plummeted in early 2015 when the tax increase went into effect.
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Sep 21, 2016 17:01
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[Korea - South] Lovelyz salute soldiers in cute anti-smoking campaign photos

Lovelyz, who were recently chosen as the face of a new campaign to lower the percentage of smokers among ROK Army's active duty soldiers, posed for their new campaign photos! These new cuts may be introductory photos for the girl group's upcoming 2017 c
allkpop.com (6Theory Media)
added Sep 14, 2016 01:55
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] JTI releases refill cartridge type electronic cigarettes

“Logic Pro will deliver a one of a kind experience to electronic cigarette smokers on capsules made with premium materials from Europe and an outstanding production line,” said an executive level official at JTI Korea.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 7, 2016 16:44
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[Korea - South] Smoker’s use of neutral zones leads to debate

“You’re not allowed to smoke here. Go to a smoking area,” yelled an employee of the restaurant. “It smells, so go somewhere else and smoke.” Kim, who was offended by the employee’s aggressive tone, fired back, “This isn’t even a non-smoking area so you
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Sep 1, 2016 16:41
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[Korea - South] Experts Call for Smoking Ban at Residential Complexes

Starting September residents can now designate certain areas of housing complexes as non-smoking zones, as long as least half of the inhabitants agree, and upon evaluation by regional authorities such as mayors, and district or county governors.
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Sep 1, 2016 16:16
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