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K-pop rope helps soldiers flog habit

Lovelyz during a eventuality announcing them as anti-smoking ambassadorsImage copyright
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New recruits: The counterclaim method is anticipating it can advantage from a energy of K-pop

South Korea’s counterclaim method has enlisted a assistance of a K-pop lady rope to inspire soldiers to quit smoking.

Eight-piece organisation Lovelyz are now anti-smoking ambassadors for a military, that is on a expostulate to condense smoking rates in a ranks by 30%, a Korea Herald’s K-pop site reports.

The women will underline on calendars that will hang in fort subsequent year, and they’ll be removing their possess speak uncover on a troops TV channel to widespread a message, too. Soldiers who conduct to flog a robe will be invited on to a programme for a chat, a news says.

There’s an additional reward for those during a army’s Nonsan training centre, where Lovelyz will act as personal K-pop counsellors, a widely review Allkpop website says. And for a section that sees a many soldiers quit smoking, a organisation will put on a special end-of-year uncover to celebrate.

Recruiting cocktail stars is a defence’s ministry’s latest tactic in a debate to cut tobacco use. In May, it announced a operation of rewards for soldiers who quit smoking, from money prizes to convenience apparatus for barracks. The method says around 40% of soldiers smoke, and many light adult some-more mostly after fasten a military. According to a OECD, masculine smoking rates in South Korea are among a top in a grown world.

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K-pop salute: Lovelyz achieved for soldiers during a rite during Seoul’s counterclaim method on Tuesday

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