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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Rich people smoke less. Why?

High income earners smoke less than those who earn less, a survey showed Monday, as South Korea's smoking trends start to mirror those of more advanced countries where smoking rates continue to fall. There are more smokers among low income earners while
Korea Times (kr)
added Apr 17, 2017 19:22
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Shift workers sleep deprived; drink, smoke more: survey

Workers who have to put in shifts at irregular hours are more deprived of sleep and more prone to smoking and drinking than people who do regular daytime duties, a survey showed Tuesday. The findings, released by Professor Song Yoon-mi of Samsung Medica
Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 12, 2017 15:01
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] 12 cancer-causing substances found in cigarettes

The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) said it found nine harmful substances including some of the 12 carcinogens such as formaldehyde and acetaldehyde are not currently printed on the cigarette pack label. It tested 2,000 packs of cigarettes sold
Korea Times (kr)
added Apr 11, 2017 23:25
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[Asia, Korea - South] Smoking to be banned on main boulevard in southern Seoul

In an unusually tough anti-smoking move, one of Seoul's main boulevards will be declared a no-smoking zone and violators will face fines, officials said Wednesday. Seoul's Seocho-gu Ward Office said Gangnam-daero, a 5-kilometer-long major boulevard that
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:52
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[Asia, Korea - South] Experts say measures to prevent smoking can also boost the economy

An international symposium designed to assess smoking prevention policies and to seek directions for development is scheduled... “Regulation of tobacco does not have a negative effect on the economy, but it in fact has a positive effect by reducing medic
The Hankyoreh (kr)
added Mar 28, 2017 12:31
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] BAT Korea, Sacheon city sign scholarship program

Under the program, the tobacco maker is set to donate 100 million won starting this year for scholarship programs supervised and operated by the municipal and education office in the city in South Gyeongsang Province. BAT Korea has a manufacturing facili
Korea Herald (kr)
added Mar 21, 2017 17:35
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Lamborghini brand sharing and cigarette advertising

The Lamborghini brand sharing example provides evidence that important obligations of the WHO [FCTC], which is legally binding and has been ratified by 180 Parties to date, including the Republic of Korea, are not being fulfilled. Brand sharing is identi
Tobacco Control
added Mar 8, 2017 03:55
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[Korea - South] Images inspire smokers to quit

It has now been two months since the Ministry of Health and Welfare mandated printing graphic images of the harmful effects of smoking on cigarette packs. There are 10 pictures of adverse consequences such as lung cancer or laryngeal cancer now printed o
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Mar 3, 2017 20:32
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[Asia, Korea - South] Sales of nicotine treatment pill spike in S. Korea

spiked by more than eightfold in South Korea over the past two years...The annual sales of Champix...reached 42 billion won (US$37.02 million) at the end of 2016, compared with 5 billion won recorded in 2014, according to the company and industry sources.
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Mar 1, 2017 06:22
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[Korea - South] Life expectancy study shows many likely to live beyond 90 by 2030

South Koreans are likely to have the highest life expectancy in the world by 2030 and the United States one of the lowest among developed countries...Korea's much greater average life expectancy would be due to several factors... low levels of smoking
Reuters
added Feb 22, 2017 19:04
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