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[Korea - South] KT&G plans to unveil heat-not-burn tobacco

will soon release heat-not-burn cigarettes amid the growing popularity of the smoke-free tobacco, despite concerns over the emission of toxic substances similar to those of conventional cigarettes.
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Jun 8, 2017 18:22
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[Korea - South] BAT opens local e-cigarette plant

The factory will produce Neostiks, tobacco-filled sticks that work with the company’s electronic cigarette marketed as “glo,” which will be released in the local market in August. The extra lines are expected to also boost the annual production volume of
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Jun 6, 2017 16:20
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[Korea - South] BAT Korea expands its Sacheon factory to support the growth of Tobacco Heating Product glo™

BAT Korea’s Sacheon Factory has been expanded, with significant investment, to start manufacturing Neostiks™ for BAT’s unique Tobacco Heating Product, glo™ Initial production of Neostiks™ in the Sacheon Factory is planned for export to Japan and for pr
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Jun 5, 2017 16:26
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[Korea - South] BAT opens local e-cigarette plant

two manufacturing lines that will make electronic cigarette sticks at its Sacheon plant in South Gyeongsang. The factory will produce Neostiks, tobacco-filled sticks that work with the company’s electronic cigarette marketed as “glo,” which will be relea
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Jun 5, 2017 15:54
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[Korea - South] Government-led antismoking drive hits limit

Low cigarette price, stress from long work or study, mandatory military services, and other factors have combined to make Korea one of the 10 heaviest-smoking countries in the world. The government is of course not exactly sitting idle. Since a few year
Korea Biomedical Review(KBR) (kr)
added May 30, 2017 21:59
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] IQOS available in Seoul Saturday

In response to the release of IQOS, the Korean government decided earlier this week to categorize electronic tobacco products using solid material as e-cigarettes. The previous enforcement ordinance only mentioned products using a liquid solution.
Korea Times (kr)
added May 27, 2017 15:32
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] [Moon in Office] Cigarette taxes to remain at current level under Moon

“Instead of lowering the tax, we are looking into the possibility of creating tax-free cigarettes for low income consumers,” Moon Jae-in’s spokesman Hong Ik-pyo told The Korea Herald on Wednesday. No timeframe has been set for the introduction of the l
Korea Herald (kr)
added May 19, 2017 12:27
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[Asia, Korea - South] Philip Morris unveils new e-cigarette in S. Korea

The local unit of the global tobacco company, Philip Morris Korea, said IQOS, the brand of its new tobacco product, will be available in Seoul from June 5 onwards with sales to gradually reach other cities and regions in the country by the second half.
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added May 17, 2017 23:45
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Philip Morris may launch smokeless cigarette soon

expected to announce the launch of its heated smokeless cigarette IQOS in Korea next week, according to industry sources. IQOS, which has already seen huge success in other markets including neighboring Japan, heats tobacco using a special device instead
Korea Herald (kr)
added May 15, 2017 18:23
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Will cigarette prices rise under new administration?

With the exception of Hong Joon-pyo of the conservative Liberty Korea Party, none of the major candidates have explicitly promised a cut in the unpopular spike in cigarette prices that went into effect in 2015.
Korea Herald (kr)
added May 5, 2017 12:38
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