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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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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Gov't to mandate graphic warnings on heated tobacco product

Manufacturers of heat-not-burn (HNB) cigarettes, or heated tobacco products, will be required to put graphic warnings about health risks associated with smoking including cancer, similar to warnings all other cigarette manufacturers currently use. Such p
Korea Times (kr)
added May 14, 2018 22:02
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Pictorial smoking warnings to become more graphic from December [PHOTOS]

South Korea will change the graphic warnings on cigarette packs in December, the health ministry said Monday, in the latest move to curb smoking. In 2016, South Korea required tobacco companies to put the pictorial warnings on the upper part of both sid
Korea Times (kr)
added May 14, 2018 13:40
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Gov't to mandate graphic warnings on heated tobacco product

Manufacturers of heated tobacco products will be required to replace warnings on their packages in December following government guidelines. The left photo shows the current warning showing only a needle, which many have criticized as an "unclear and ine
Korea Times (kr)
added May 14, 2018 13:39
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[Korea - North, Korea - South] 'Heavy smoker' Kim Jong-un shunned cigarettes during peace talks

Over the course of their meetings, Kim, who is known to be a heavy smoker, did not light up once in Moon’s presence, apparently out of respect for the South Korean president, who is 31 years his senior. The absence of a lit cigarette at any point in the
The Guardian (uk)
added May 7, 2018 19:19
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] South Korean Government to Regulate Flavored Cigarettes

The Ministry of Health and Welfare revealed plans on Saturday to implement strong measures that would regulate the flavoring used widely in cigarette products. The Ministry will be working alongside other government arms such as the Ministry of Strategy
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:54
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[Korea - South] In daytime discos, South Korea's elderly find escape from anxiety

“What else would I do all day? My family is busy with work. I hate going to senior centers cause all they do there is smoking,” said Kim
Reuters
added Apr 16, 2018 21:15
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