Kim Jong Un bans foreign cigarettes
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Kim Jong Un has reportedly ordered North Korea's senior officials not to smoke foreign cigarettes, according to the Yonhap news agency.

The Korea Herald reports that for Kim, the ban is a matter of patriotism. Kim, who is himself a smoker, reportedly said that smoking foreign cigarettes "means a lack of patriotism," China-based sources involved with trade in North Korea told Yonhap.

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