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Seoul District Uses Big Data Analysis to Reduce Passive Smoking

Seoul District Uses Big Data Analysis to Reduce Passive Smoking

SEOUL, March 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul’s Seongdong District plans to develop anti-smoking policies based on big data analysis of complaints related to secondhand smoke and punitive fines to generate a smart, smoking-free environment. The district collected data on complaints related to passive smoking, fines, outdoor non-smoking zones, traffic and educational facilities, and the floating [...]

Jincheon County Volunteer to Help Wuhan Evacuees Quit Smoking

Jincheon County Volunteer to Help Wuhan Evacuees Quit Smoking

JINCHEON, Feb. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Jincheon County in North Chungcheong Province, where evacuees stay after returning from Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, is set out to help them who are being housed temporarily at the National Human Resources Development Institute. A total of 173 evacuees have been quarantined at the institute [...]

Gov’t to Look for Correlations Between Smoking and Loss of Productivity

Gov’t to Look for Correlations Between Smoking and Loss of Productivity

SEOUL, Nov. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The government for the very first time has embarked on an investigation to find out how smoking can affect productivity during work. While there were assessments on the negative economic effects of smoking, such as higher medical bills, a study on the loss of productivity is the first of [...]