About

18.8% of the adult population are current smokers

There are approximately 3.8 million current smokers in North Korea

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Smoking in North Korea

There are 3.8 million current smokers in North Korea. The prevalence of current tobacco smoking among adults is 18.8% (including 0% of women and 37.5% of men). 71,371 people die every year due to tobacco smoking in North Korea. tobacco smoking-related health problems account for 31.72% of deaths

71,371

Deaths

71,371 people die every year due to tobacco smoking in North Korea.

Heated Tobacco Products

in North Korea

You can't advertise HTP in North Korea.

Nicotine Vaping Devices

in North Korea

Nicotine-containing e-cigarettes are banned in North Korea, according to a 2018 WHO report for the Conference of Parties (8) of the FCTC (‘Progress report on regulatory and market developments on Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS)’).

Snus

in North Korea

No information about regulation of Snus is available for North Korea.

Nicotine Replacement Therapy

in North Korea