Kim Jong Un Lights Up During Hospital Inspection

New pictures from Pyongyang Times show Kim enjoying cigarette during visit to hospital
January 31st, 2013
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Despite the best efforts of North Korea’s authorities to address the nation’s serious tobacco addiction, Kim Jong Un was pictured last week smoking while inspecting a newly built hospital built in Pyongyang.

Walking through newly built operation rooms, The Pyongyang Times reported that Kim Jong Un “asked questions in detail to see [that] they were

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Chad O'Carroll

Chad O'Carroll has written on North Korea since 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.

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