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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Second-hand smoking increases suicidal thoughts: research

Based on the fifth Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey conducted between 2010 and 2012, the team analyzed 6,043 men and women who had no history of smoking and determined that those who were exposed to second-hand smoking had a record
Korea Herald (kr)
added May 2, 2016 15:47

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Seoul bans smoking within 10 meters of subway exits

The Seoul city government has started enforcing the smoking ban within 10 meters from all subway exits in the city. Previously, smoking was prohibited only near subway stations in six districts including Gangnam, Seocho, Gwanak and Yeongdeungpo.
Korea Times (kr)
added May 1, 2016 17:31

[Asia-pacific, Guam, Korea - South] Flight attendants are forced to tie up passenger after he 'drank five beers, smoked in the loo and started a fight after being refused more alcohol'

Kwon Woo Sung was travelling from Seoul to Guam island, a US territory He reportedly drank five beers and started smoking on board the flight Passengers and stewards on the Korean Airlines flight had to restrain him
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 21, 2016 19:50

[Asia, Korea - South] Tobacco-makers, farmers oppose sale of foreign cigarettes at military bases

Local tobacco-makers and farmers on Thursday questioned the Defense Ministry’s approval of foreign cigarettes on Korean military bases, saying it hurts national pride. A welfare committee of the ministry approved the sale of foreign tobacco brands for t
Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 14, 2016 21:48

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tobacco growers protest sale of foreign cigarettes to soldiers

The Korea Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association (KTGO) is rebuking the Ministry of National Defense for making foreign brand cigarettes available for soldiers on base. "The growing market share of foreign cigarette brands has threatened the livelihood
Korea Times (kr)
added Apr 14, 2016 16:56

[Korea - South] Questionable Patriotism: Dokdo Soldiers Smoking Japanese Cigarettes?

After a rule change from the Korean army that opened cigarette sales on military bases to foreign companies, both the domestic tobacco industry and tobacco farms are up in arms. A total of 20 different types of cigarettes are supplied to the army PX. The
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Apr 14, 2016 16:54

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Military smokes monopoly runs out of puff

Foreign cigarettes will now be available to Korean troops, according to military officials Wednesday. "The Post Exchange (PX) will now sell four new types of cigarettes from three companies, including those from the U.S. and Japan," a military official s
Korea Times (kr)
added Apr 14, 2016 16:43

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] LETTER: Reason for Korea's high smoking rate

What drives Korean adult men to smoking is stress from abnormally long working hours and a smothering, rigid top-down culture at the workplace. The outlet available for workers to get their steam out is to light up cigarette and puff out stress in grey
Korea Times (kr)
added Apr 13, 2016 22:32

[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

[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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