In the 1980s, one company alone dominated the world’s 12th largest tobacco market. The protected South Korean tobacco industry held no serious competitors, and homegrown giant KT&G, or Korea Tobacco and Ginseng, had it pretty good. Read more


British American Tobacco Korea is well on its way to achieving its goal to leverage its Sacheon factory into a global export hub, as it surpassed an accumulated production of 300 billion cigarettes as of June 2019. Read more


Mok is smaller, lighter, and more portable than competitors such as Philip Morris’ IQOS, British American Tobacco’s Glo, and KT&G’s Lil. Read more


From the Associate editor

Thai Policy Burns

Sometimes it seems regulators are just in a race to outdo each other in coming up with the new policies makes you shake your head in amazement. The latest doozy is from Thailand.

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