All posts tagged "cigarette"

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    S. Korea unveils first graphic cigarette warnings

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The government on Thursday revealed 10 graphic images showing the harmful effects of smoking that must be on cigarette packages for the first time starting at the end of this year. A diseased lung,...

    • Posted March 31, 2016
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  • This Wednesday, April 23, 2014 photo shows electronic cigarettes and accessories displayed at a store in Chicago. For the first time, a government survey released on Thursday, April 16, 2015 says U.S. teen cigarette smoking fell below 10 percent, but dramatic increases in teens puffing electronic cigarettes and hookahs offset the use of traditional nicotine products like cigarettes, cigars, pipes, and chewing tobacco. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
    High school smoking fell as e-cigarette use boomed

    NEW YORK (AP) — A new government report shows smoking by teens hit a new low last year while the popularity of electronic cigarettes and water pipes boomed. Teen use of e-cigarettes tripled in one year —...

    • Posted April 16, 2015
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    CDC: E-cigarette use rising in high school kids

    NEW YORK (AP) — Use of electronic cigarettes by high school students tripled over three years, according to a new government report released last week. In a large national survey last year, 4.5 percent of high school...

    • Posted November 16, 2014
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  • Moon Chang-jin, president of Korea Health Promotion Foundation (Courtesy of KHPF)
    ‘Cigarette prices should be doubled’

    By Kim Jae-won The chief of a state-run health promotion agency said the government needs to raise the price of cigarettes by 2,000 won ($1.9) per pack to cut the nation’s notorious high smoking rate. “Raising cigarette...

    • Posted December 5, 2013
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    10% hike in cigarette prices to save 10 mil. lives

    There are reliable studies that indicate that raising cigarette prices can lead to saving as many as 10 million lives, but Korea is doing little to adjust its pricing policies. In its “Tobacco Control Issue Report,” the...

    • Posted November 13, 2013
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