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[Korea - South] Consumption rises after cigarette tax, clouding the debate

2.76 billion packs of cigarettes sold during the first nine months of this year, which is 13.3 percent higher compared to the year before. Even though the amount of tobacco sold in Korea rose compared to the previous year, the government has argued that
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:53
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] 'People who don't drink, smoke vulnerable to severe dementia'

those who neither drink nor smoke in Korea have little social interactions and are unlikely to have their disease diagnosed at an early stage, a study showed Thursday.
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 14, 2016 17:04
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] JTI Korea opens book cafe for elderly

implementing a project over the past few years to overhaul old community centers for the elderly in Seoul, drawing positive responses... "We will continue to do what we have been doing to make a difference for the elderly," a JTI spokeswoman said. "We wil
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 14, 2016 17:02
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tobacco CEOs to be grilled by lawmakers

Steve Dyer, Japan Tobacco International (JTI) Korea general manager Heads of four cigarette makers here will be grilled by lawmakers Wednesday over allegations that they evaded hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes on profits stemming from a tobacco pr
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 13, 2016 16:26
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] CEOs of tobacco firms to be grilled on tax evasion

South Korean lawmakers will grill CEOs of four tobacco companies operating in the country regarding their suspected tax evasion during a parliamentary audit this week, industry sources said on Oct. 11. South Korea‘s sole tobacco maker KT&G, Philip Morri
Korea Herald (kr)
added Oct 11, 2016 18:41
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[Korea - South] Tobacco Sales up 0.6% in Q3

tobacco sales reached 990 million packs in the third quarter, up six tenths of a percent, year-on-year. Quarterly sales have steadily increased this year from 850 million packs in the first quarter and 930 million packs in the second quarter.
Korea Broadcasting System (KBS World Radio) (kr)
added Oct 11, 2016 01:56
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G emerges as global cigarette maker

KT&G is rising as the world’s fifth-largest tobacco maker as its overseas sales recorded 46.5 billion cigarettes last year, exceeding domestic sales of 40.6 billion cigarettes for the first time. The firm’s super-slim and low-tar product Esse is recogn
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 25, 2016 13:39
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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
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[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
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[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
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