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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

[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

[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.
added Mar 22, 2016 23:28

[Korea - South] Passive Smoking Still a Real and Present Danger

"Some 30 percent of lung cancer patients in Korea are non-smokers, and passive smoking is being blamed," said Paek Yu-jin of Hallym University Medical Center...A study of 1,000 people in Seoul in 2013 showed eight out of 10 people being exposed to secondh
Chosun Ilbo (kr)
added Mar 21, 2016 01:41

[Asia, Korea - South] School smoking test breaches students' rights, watchdog says

The National Human Rights Commission of Korea’s warning came after a high-school teacher in Incheon reportedly forced his male student to fill a paper cup with the teenager’s urine in front of the teacher in October last year to detect whether the studen
Korea Herald (kr)
added Mar 17, 2016 16:37

[Korea - South] KT&G's Cigarette Sales Soar in the US and Africa

According to KT&G’s 2015 overseas sales data, 18.4 billion cigarette sticks, or 39.6 percent of the total sales (46.5 billion cigarettes sticks), were sold in relatively new export markets including the US, Africa, Latin America and Asia-Pacific nations,
Korea IT Times (kr)
added Mar 17, 2016 16:02

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Korea - South, Mid-east, Russia] KT&G successful in new overseas markets

has met success in new overseas markets beyond its traditional markets in the Middle East, Central Asia and Russia. According to a KT&G official, Wednesday, the company sold a total of 46.5 billion cigarettes overseas in 2015. Of them, 18.4 billion cigar
Korea Times (kr)
added Mar 16, 2016 14:51

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Health ministry in dilemma over outdoor smoking zones

Conflicts are growing between health authorities and smokers, as the latter have lost their footing amid the rapid expansion of non-smoking zones. Smokers have pressed the government to set up outdoor smoking areas in respect of their right to smoke,
Korea Times (kr)
added Mar 11, 2016 23:09

[Korea - South] Korean kids who use e-cigarettes have a lot more asthma and days lost from school

convincingly demonstrates that high school students (around 16 years old) who use e-cigarettes are much more likely to develop asthma (diagnosed by a doctor) and miss more days of school. They did a very careful analysis that controlled for a wide varie
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 9, 2016 14:14

[Korea - South] Association between Electronic Cigarette Use and Asthma among High School Students in South Korea [FULL FREE TEXT]

EC users have an increased association with asthma and are more likely to have had days absent from school due to severe asthma symptoms. In conclusion, the results indicate that EC use may be a risk factor for asthma. The results may be useful in develop
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Mar 8, 2016 22:16
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