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Philip Morris Files Suit Against Seoul Gov’t for Information Disclosure

Philip Morris Files Suit Against Seoul Gov’t for Information Disclosure

SEOUL, Oct. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Philip Morris Korea Inc. said it filed a suit against the Seoul government on Monday, demanding the disclosure of detailed information on its recent announcement over research on harmful substances found in alternative tobacco products. In June, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said five cancer-causing substances were [...]

S. Korea Says Electronic Cigarettes Contain 5 Carcinogens

S. Korea Says Electronic Cigarettes Contain 5 Carcinogens

SEOUL, Jun. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s health authorities said Thursday that five “cancer-causing” substances were found in heat-not-burn electronic cigarettes sold in the local market, with the level of tar detected exceeding that of conventional cigarettes. The International Agency for Research on Cancer under the World Health Organization classifies certain substances belonging to [...]

[China Report]  Should E-cigarettes Be Regulated?

[China Report] Should E-cigarettes Be Regulated?

  SEOUL, Korea, April 3 (Korea Bizwire) –As the demand for electronic cigarettes is rapidly on the rise, controversies arise as much as to whether e-cigarettes are really harmless as the marketers say they are. Since 2008 when the first shipment of e-cigarettes arrived in Korea, the importers have insisted that the smokeless cigarettes are an [...]