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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

[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

[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

[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 (6Theory Media)
added Sep 14, 2016 01:55

[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

[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

[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

[Korea - South] Smoking Ban Near Subway Exits Goes into Effect

The Seoul Metropolitan Government is carrying out an intensive crackdown on smoking within 10 m of subway exits from Thursday. The city passed the smoking ban in May with a four-month grace period. It began to take effect as of Thursday. Violators are s
Chosun Ilbo (kr)
added Sep 1, 2016 16:12

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Seoul cracks down on subway exit smokers

People who smoke within 10 meters of the exits can be fined up to 100,000 won ($90). The city government launched a crackdown on offenders Thursday, with 19 officers patrolling exits from now until Sept. 9, Yonhap news agency reported.
Korea Times (kr)
added Sep 1, 2016 16:11

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tax agency probes PMI, BAT

Korean tax authorities have begun an intensive special tax investigation into two foreign tobacco manufacturers for evading taxes on cigarettes produced before last year‘s tax hike, but sold after the raise, industry watchers said. For the past few mont
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 30, 2016 13:20
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