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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Philip Morris, British American Tobacco under probe over alleged tax evasion

Cigarette makers are said to have raked in tens of millions of dollars in so-called inventory profit by keeping products shipped out before 2015 in stock and selling them after the tax hike for a huge gain. According to the sources, the National Tax Ser
Korea Times (kr)
added Aug 30, 2016 12:33

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] As cigarette prices rise, so does smuggling

Illegally distributed tobacco products are being sold at various places...It is hard to find them through a web search, but stores’ locations and business hours are introduced in smokers’ communities on the internet. An industry insider said that the numb
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Aug 16, 2016 01:35

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] JTI to unveil new design of bestselling tobacco

will relaunch its premium million-seller tobacco Mevius, with a significant change to its packaging design, the company said Thursday. The upgraded design features an arc that represents the fundamentals of modernity and dynamics, and embossed textile to
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 12, 2016 00:32

[Korea - South] Smoker’s use of neutral zones leads to debate

The place where Kim had an argument is what smokers call a “smoking point,” where most office workers come and smoke...when they smoke in that alleyway, the smell of cigarette smoke wafts over to nearby restaurants. Because most alleys are only about 5 me
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Aug 10, 2016 18:36

[Korea - South] Online fury erupts after young mother was slapped for asking man not to smoke in non-smoking area

the woman uploaded a post to an online community early this month in an attempt to gain public sympathy. The post went viral, leading many to wonder why police had pressed the same charges against her, and what she could have possibly done any better.
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Aug 9, 2016 16:24

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Smoker slaps woman with baby for asking him stop puffing in no smoking area

A mom with a 7-month-old baby was slapped in the face after she asked a man in 50s to “put out a cigarette” in a no smoking area.... She added that “for adults, you can just hold your nose. But I can’t ask my 7-month-old baby to do the same, can I?”
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 8, 2016 16:13

[Australia, Korea - South] Four million illicit cigarettes seized

The Australian Border Force (ABF) has seized more than four million illicit cigarettes after they were shipped to Australia from Korea. The cigarettes had a potential street value of up to $3.5 million and the total amount of duty evaded is $2.2 million
Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection (au)
added Aug 5, 2016 16:26

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Sales of Korean slim cigarette skyrocket overseas

KT&G on Wednesday, the number of slim cigarettes sold outside Korea from 2001 to July this year was around 220 billion. Sales of Esse currently account for more than one-third of slim cigarettes sold worldwide. The popularity of Esse stems from its high
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 3, 2016 18:26

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] South Korea came up with a plan to cut down smoking. The opposite happened.

government launched an initiative to up the price of cigarettes...bump the average price of a pack of cigarettes...New no-smoking zones and required health warnings on labels would follow. Moon predicted that South Koreans would buy 34 percent fewer ciga
Washington Post
added Aug 2, 2016 15:01

[Asia, Korea - South] Seoul to expand no-smoking zones at subway entrances from Sept.

The Seoul municipal government on Sunday said it plans to expand no-smoking zones at subway entrances to better address public health concerns. Under the changes that will go into effect as of Sept. 1, people caught smoking within 10 meters of a subway e
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Jul 31, 2016 20:05
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