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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[Korea - South] KT&G set to break annual overseas sales record

KT&G has become a global company. As the world’s fifth-largest tobacco company, KT&G exports cigarettes to over 50 countries. Its performance is the result of aggressive expansion to overseas markets and development of customized products tailored to the
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:18
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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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