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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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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] MOO-JONG: Cigarette price: up or down?

Which is better ― to raise cigarette prices to the level of advanced countries or to lower them to reduce the burden of low-income smokers at the risk of their health?
Korea Times (kr)
added Apr 27, 2017 20:15
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] [Graphic News] Deaths caused by tobacco still climbing

The total number of smokers and tobacco-related deaths worldwide has increased, reported a consortium of researchers. According to the Global Burden of Disease report, the number of deaths attributed to tobacco use surpassed 6.4 million in 2015, up 4.7
Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 23, 2017 13:32
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[Asia, Korea - South] High income earners smoke less than people with low incomes: survey

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 those that make more money are less likely to smoke, the Seoul National University H
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Apr 19, 2017 21:58
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Low income earners smoke more: survey

Male smokers in 236 of the 245 locations followed the overall correlation between smoking and income levels. Female smokers’ income levels corresponded to the findings in 239 of the locations. In all 245 places, the smoking rate among the bottom 20 per
Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 17, 2017 21:53
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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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