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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] High tobacco tax means low happiness, acute corruption: report

The higher the share of tobacco taxes in a country’s total revenue, the lower its people’s sense of happiness and perception of corruption, a study said Wednesday. The Korea Federation of Taxpayers and Rep. Yun Ho-jung of the opposition Minjoo Party of
Korea Times (kr)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:18
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Only homegrown cigarettes sold at highway service areas: sources

Only cigarettes produced by South Korea's sole tobacco maker KT&G Corp. are sold at highway service areas nationwide despite the antitrust watchdog's earlier order to correct such an unfair practice, industry sources said Monday. Last year, the Fair Tra
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:13
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Constitutional Court upholds smoking ban at all restaurants

ruled that a smoking ban at all restaurants is constitutional, court and health officials said Thursday, rejecting arguments that it violates individuals' rights to property and the pursuit of happiness. Officials said the nine judges unanimously agreed
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jul 21, 2016 04:29
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Cigarette sales bounce back from dip

Cigarette sales for the first half of 2016 have risen 14 percent compared to the same period last year, coming back from a sharp drop early last year due to a price hike, according to data Wednesday. According to research firm Nielson, over 35.3 billion
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jul 21, 2016 04:27
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[Korea - South] Alleys, Elevator, Parking Lot of Apartments to be "No-Smoking Zone"

The South Korean government will be able to designate spaces within apartment complexes as no-smoking zones beginning September, after getting consent from residents. The Ministry of Health and Welfare said it will make an advance notice of the enforceme
Korea Broadcasting System (KBS World Radio) (kr)
added Jul 18, 2016 19:48
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[Canada, Korea - South] Man could face charges for allegedly smoking on plane to Saskatoon

A 20-year-old man arrested in Saskatoon for allegedly smoking on a commercial flight has been released from custody while police consider possible charges. Police arrested the man, who is from South Korea, at Saskatoon's John G. Diefenbaker International
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 18, 2016 00:36
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Cigarette volume surge questions gov't's anti-smoking policy

The government's initiative to help more people go cold turkey through a cigarette price hike has turned out to be in vain, as the number of cigarette packs produced here and imported in the first quarter of this year increased 60 percent year-on-year, d
Korea Times (kr)
added Jul 11, 2016 17:40
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] 'Smoking cafes' light up controversy

The new cafés do not serve customers but give them paper cups so they can get coffee from vending machines. This allows the venues to be licensed under food vending laws ― not as a restaurant ― avoiding the ban on chairs and tables in smoking lounges. T
Korea Times (kr)
added Jul 8, 2016 12:34
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] North Korean leader smokes at school

In images provided by Korean Central Television (KCT), Kim is seen smoking in a gym and in a classroom while touring a middle school in Pyongyang....In the anti-smoking campaign video ...women said smokers were "rude" and had "no common sense."
Korea Times (kr)
added Jul 4, 2016 17:17
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North, Korea - South] 'N. Korea selling counterfeit money to terrorists'

They also said the cash-strapped regime may try to expand trafficking networks in drugs, weapons, cigarettes, and counterfeit luxury goods... "I brought Marlboro cigarettes with me when I defected to Seoul and they were made in North Korea."
Korea Times (kr)
added Jun 28, 2016 20:07
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