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[Asia, Korea - South] Smoking rate for S. Korean men down in 2017

fell last year and stood below the 40 percent-mark for the first time, a survey showed Wednesday, partly on the back of the adoption of warning images on cigarette packs. According to the survey by the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, th
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Mar 30, 2018 19:26
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] S. Korean City Turns Cigarette Butts into Pest-Killing Compost

The city of Guri has developed a machine that transforms cigarette butts into compost and is now trialing the technology on government office grounds. Placed inside a smoking booth, the machine is the first of its kind to be implemented in South Korea.
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Mar 30, 2018 19:01
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[Korea - South] Competition intensifies in Korea’s e-cigarettes market

Domestic and international tobacco companies are rolling out their heat-not-burn cigarettes in the Korean market with Philip Morris Friday launching a Metallic Blue edition of the iQOS, dubbed the “iPhone of e-cigs.”
Korea Biomedical Review(KBR) (kr)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:13
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G sees record high of W1.48tr in overseas sales

KT&G said Thursday that it saw a record high of 1.48 trillion won ($1.3 billion) of overseas sales last year. The company said it broke its previous record of 941.4 billion won of overseas sales in 2016, measured by sales from exports and overseas corpo
Korea Herald (kr)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:46
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] BAT likely to raise price of its HNB cigarettes

is likely to increase the consumer price of its heat-not-burn cigarettes from 4,300 won (US$4.01) to 4,500 won, on par with its competitors here, according to industry sources on Jan. 10. The issue of tobacco producers raising the price of their HNB ciga
The Investor (kr)
added Jan 10, 2018 23:37
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[Asia, Korea - South] S. Korea to change graphic warnings on cigarette packs in December

The pictorial warnings need to be changed every 24 months as part of efforts to maintain the intended purpose of curbing smoking, according to the Ministry of Health and Welfare. The graphic images show smokers suffering from fatal ailments, such as lun
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Jan 4, 2018 12:33
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Number of people attending stop smoking program rises amid high cigarette prices: sources

The number of people attending a stop smoking program at Saint Mary's Hospital in Seoul rose this year from 2017 amid rising cigarette prices and the expansion of nonsmoking zones, a hospital official said Wednesday. As many as 26 people have applied for
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:44
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G exports to break W1tr in 2017

KT&G is expected to see record high exports in 2017 as it pushes ahead in foreign markets in pursuit of becoming one of the top four global tobacco companies by 2025. As of the end of the third quarter, KT&G had seen 802.5 billion won ($737.2 million) in
Korea Herald (kr)
added Dec 19, 2017 03:55
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[Korea - South] Lee Young-ae stars in film about air pollution

has returned to the movie scene with the short film “The House Below.”... centers on the issue of fine dust and air pollution in Korea. Lee plays the main character, a woman who receives unwanted second-hand cigarette smoke from her downstairs neighbors.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Dec 17, 2017 12:55
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[Asia, Korea - South] Smoking rate to drop this year as tobacco sales fall due to price hikes: official

South Korea's smoking rate will likely drop this year, as sales of cigarettes have fallen due to a big increase in the price of tobacco in 2015, an official source said Tuesday. Citing the need to discourage smoking, the government increased taxes on ci
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Dec 5, 2017 03:54
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