South Korea bans e-cigarette marketing

The South Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare has announced that e-cigarettes are to be classified as tobacco products making it illegal to advertise and promote them. Those found breaking the new regulations will face fines of between 3 and 5 million won. The ministry has also advised the public not to use e-cigarettes following reports of vaping related illness in the US.

Sources: http://koreabizwire.com/s-korea-to-ban-marketing-activities-for-e-cigarettes/144269

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