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[Korea - South] JAE-WOO: Unshakable tobacco companies

As governments raise tobacco prices and restrict tobacco companies’ marketing, they have excess cash. In Korea, the Park Geun-hye administration increased cigarette prices by 2,000 won ($1.75) two years ago, and the effect is controversial. As the margin
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Feb 8, 2017 17:00
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Philip Morris, KT&G to wage e-cigarette war

(PMI) Korea is considering releasing its signature iQOS smokeless e-cigarette in Korea this year at the earliest, according to industry officials, Monday. The international tobacco company's move seems to intensify competition among tobacco makers here
Korea Times (kr)
added Feb 7, 2017 17:57
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[Korea - South] ARCHIVE: The Tobacco Industry’s Abuse of Scientific Evidence and Activities to Recruit Scientists During Tobacco Litigation [FREE FULL TEXT]

healthcare professionals need to pay a great deal of attention to the enormous volume of written opinions and supporting evidence that tobacco companies submit. They also need to face the fact that the companies engage in recruitment of scientists.
Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health
added Feb 6, 2017 00:40
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[Asia, Korea - South] Most smoke shops flout outdoor advertising rules

More than eight out of 10 tobacco shops near primary and secondary schools in South Korea don't abide by a ban on externally visible cigarette advertising, a poll showed Friday. According to the survey on 2,800 smoke shops in neighborhoods near elementar
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Feb 3, 2017 17:27
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G chief cleared of bribery charges

A local court on Thursday acquitted the head of the country's leading tobacco maker of receiving some tens of millions of won in bribes from a lobbyist for striking a deal with an advertising agency, citing a lack of evidence.
Korea Times (kr)
added Feb 2, 2017 19:53
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[Korea - South] North Korean Defector Says Kim Jong-Un’s Control Is Crumbling

While in London, his sons began asking questions... Their English friends taunted them with questions, like why Mr. Kim had smoked a cigarette inside a nursery.
New York Times
added Jan 25, 2017 14:37
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South, Singapore] Organisers say TFWA Asia show is shaping up well

Tax Free World Association reports that this year’s Singapore TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore is shaping up...Just a few of the top new or returning exhibiting brands... tobacco KT & G Corporation.
TRBusiness (uk)
added Jan 24, 2017 22:52
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G records largest-ever overseas tobacco sales of $812 million

KT&G Corp., South Korea’s major tobacco manufacturer, marked a new milestone in overseas sales last year after expansion in emerging markets in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. According to the company Friday, KT&G sold 48.7 billion cigarettes last yea
Pulse (kr)
added Jan 24, 2017 22:49
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Cigarette sales bounce back in Korea despite gov't efforts

While it appears various campaigns including an 80-percent price increase in 2015 did help cut sales, industry experts point out that various stress factors like the massive presidential scandal may have prompted smokers to light up more frequently, or f
Arirang TV & Radio (kr)
added Jan 24, 2017 22:45
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Dispute erupts over KT&G global sales promotion

However, some have taken issue with the company's pride in its sales in developing countries, where government regulations on tobacco companies are more lax, claiming this could end up posing health risks to smokers there. "Exporting lots of cigarettes
Korea Times (kr)
added Jan 20, 2017 20:01
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