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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Over half of Koreans agree on tax hike for HNB cigarettes: survey

The majority of South Koreans agreed to levying various taxes on recently popular heat-not-burn e-cigarettes, a survey showed Sunday. According to a survey conducted on some 1,000 adults here by market research institute Trend Monitor, 55.6 perce
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:51
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[Korea - South] Safety of heat-not-burn tobacco still controversial

The fight between the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety and the tobacco industry is intensifying over the results of a study on the safety of heat-not-burn cigarettes. Foreign cigarette companies argued against the ministry’s recent announcement that e-c
Korea Biomedical Review(KBR) (kr)
added Jun 19, 2018 13:37
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[Korea - South] Philip Morris says heat-not-burn device can reduce health risks

Philip Morris Korea Inc. said Monday that switching to its heat-not-burn device, IQOS, reduces health risks compared with continued smoking, citing its six-month clinical study amid controversy over harmful substances from the smoke-free product. Accordi
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:11
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[Korea - North, Korea - South, Singapore] ‘If there are no cigars in Heaven, I shall not go’

Kim Jong Un who loves to smoke could be even more uncomfortable as the North Korea-U.S. summit is going to be held in Singapore, which is the most strict smoke-free country. I hope Sentosa, which means “peace” in Sanskrit, will be a place where the end of
Donga.com (kr)
added Jun 11, 2018 08:00
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tobacco firms rebut ministry's claim that HNB cigarettes produce more tar

The health authorities launched the probe in August last year into three tobacco heating devices -- IQOS by Philip Morris Korea, British American Tobacco‘s Glo and South Korean leading cigarette maker KT&G’s Lil. “We found that there was no ground to s
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jun 11, 2018 00:00
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[Korea - South] Health authorities: e-cigarettes contain more tar than ordinary cigarettes

South Korea's health authorities have found that heat-not-burn tobacco products sold in the Korean market have the same level of nicotine as conventional cigarettes but contain more tar. The electronic cigarettes have also been found to contain five "gro
Donga.com (kr)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:53
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[Korea - South] Study finds e-cigs no less harmful than ordinary cigarettes

The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety Thursday dispelled the misconception of e-cigarettes being healthier than ordinary cigarettes, publishing the results of an independent study done in Korea.
Korea Biomedical Review(KBR) (kr)
added Jun 8, 2018 03:14
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Lung cancer incidence rate suggests more women smoking than official count

On the assumption that there are no genetic conditions at play in the occurrence of lung cancer, given the incidence rate, the smoking rate for women is probably more like 17.3 percent, the report said. The official smoking rate for women rose from 5.3
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jun 4, 2018 21:49
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Gov't to crack down on smoking cafes

The Ministry of Health and Welfare recently announced its plan to crack down on so-called smoking cafes... There are about 30 smoking cafes in the country, and 13 of them are located in the Seoul metropolitan area
Korea Times (kr)
added May 25, 2018 11:39
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[Korea - South] E-cigarette packs will also carry pictorial warnings from December

Graphic warnings on cigarette packs will be replaced with more alarming ones with specific risk figures in December, according to the Ministry of Health and Welfare. Electronic cigarettes and heat-not-burn (HNB) products such as “IQOS,” “glo” and “lil”
Donga.com (kr)
added May 15, 2018 05:39
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