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[Asia, Korea - South] Ram Garikipati: Warnings on cigarette packs

The tobacco lobby claims the government is interfering with their rights to product design, as almost all cigarette packs will look more or less identical... However, I am not really convinced that it will lead to a dramatic fall in the number of smoker
Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 11, 2016 13:19
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[Korea - South] Foreign cigarette firms sue gov’t over PX ruling

filed suits against the government on April 1 and March 28, respectively, accusing the government of unfairly prioritizing Korea Tobacco and Ginseng (KT&G) in selecting which cigarettes will be sold at military post exchanges (PX). The two companies also
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Apr 11, 2016 13:10
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[Asia, Korea - South] Cigarette warning labels spark questions about fairness

According to industry officials, it is unfair to force such graphic labels on cigarettes but not onto other harmful products such as alcohol. “We have no choice but to follow the law once it’s implemented, but the images are overly graphic, beyond the po
Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 11, 2016 13:09
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[Korea - South] Foreign cigarette firms sue gov't over PX ruling

accusing the government of unfairly prioritizing Korea Tobacco and Ginseng (KT&G) in selecting which cigarettes will be sold at military post exchanges (PX). The two companies also requested that the government also nullify its selection. “The Ministry of
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Apr 9, 2016 03:43
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[Korea - North, Korea - South] Survivor who escaped the brutal North Korean regime reveals how prisoners are forced to watch public executions in 'Nazi style' camps compared to Auschwitz

'Also, women’s rights in the two countries are so different. In North Korea, women are often treated harshly, but in South Korea, I saw women smoking, which is unimaginable in the North.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 4, 2016 14:13
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] S. Korea unveils first graphic cigarette warnings

The government on Thursday revealed 10 graphic images showing the harmful effects of smoking that must be on cigarette packages for the first time starting at the end of this year. A diseased lung, a hole in a throat, and rotten teeth were among the 10
Korea Times (kr)
added Apr 3, 2016 18:32
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Time for bolder policies to curb smoking rate

The government's move to repackage cigarettes with graphic images showing the harmful effects of smoking is a step in the right direction to curb the highest smoking rate among OECD countries. Korea has belatedly joined the global trend of more than 80
Korea Times (kr)
added Apr 3, 2016 15:45
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Cigarette companies, smokers fuming over graphic warnings on packaging

another controversy has begun: on which part of the packaging should the images be printed. The Ministry of Health and Welfare wants the photos to be printed on the upper part of packages accounting for 30 percent of the area _ 50 percent when written wa
Korea Times (kr)
added Apr 3, 2016 15:43
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[Korea - South] S. Korea unveils first graphic cigarette warnings

government on Thursday revealed 10 graphic images showing the harmful effects of smoking that must be on cigarette packages for the first time starting at the end of this year. A diseased lung, a hole in a throat, and rotten teeth were among the 10 picto
Korea Times (kr)
added Apr 1, 2016 19:26
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[Korea - South] Passive Smoking Causes Serious Health Problems As People In South Korea Are Advised To Ventilate Rooms And Avoid Exposure

In 2013, a study of a thousand people in Seoul showed that eight of 10 people were being exposed to passive smoking at least once daily. "To minimize damage caused by second hand smoke, people should avoid exposure and ventilate rooms often," said Paek.
JKNUS
added Mar 22, 2016 23:28
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