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KT&G Challenges Philip Morris, BAT with HNB Tobacco Product “Lil”

KT&G Challenges Philip Morris, BAT with HNB Tobacco Product “Lil”

SEOUL, Nov. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean tobacco firm KT&G has thrown its hat into the HNB (heat-not-burn) tobacco product market with the release of “Lil”, unsettling market incumbents Philip Morris Korea and BAT Korea. A HNB tobacco product consists of an electronic device that, as its name suggests, heats tobacco sticks instead of [...]

NHIC Confident of Winning Tobacco Litigation

NHIC Confident of Winning Tobacco Litigation

SEOUL, Sep. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – The first trial in a 53.7-billion-won lawsuit raised by the National Health Insurance Corporation against major tobacco companies was held in the afternoon of September 12 at the Seoul Central District Court. The defendants in the court were KT&G, Philip Morris Korea and BAT Korea. Chung Mi-hwa, the lead attorney [...]