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[Asia-pacific, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines, Vietnam] Cigarette price level and variation in five Southeast Asian countries

To maximise the effectiveness of tobacco tax policies, countries should adopt specific excise tax structures to decrease cigarette price variation, which would minimise opportunities for smokers to ‘trade down’ to a cheaper brand to avoid a tax-driven pri
Tobacco Control
added Mar 7, 2014 02:51
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Laos sets up tobacco control fund

Prakit Vathesatogkit, the secretary general of the International Network of Health Promotion Foundations, said on Wednesday that the Lao cabinet had established a tobacco control fund, that will receive a contribution of 2% of tobacco companies' profits,
Bangkok Post (th)
added Jan 24, 2013 12:48
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[Laos, UK] Anti smoking protest outside Imperial Tobacco meeting in Bristol

A group of about 25 young people staged a loud, if otherwise peaceful, protest against the firm’s trade in general and a deal they claim it has struck with the government in Laos, South East Asia, to lower tax on tobacco in particular. Something the firm
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Jan 29, 2015 10:53
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UK cigarette firm criticised over Laos tobacco tax deal

has been accused of depriving taxpayers in Laos, one of Asia's poorest countries, of tens of millions of pounds, having struck a special tax deal with its government lasting a quarter of a century. ... kept cigarette prices in the country low...But Impe
The Observer (uk)
added Oct 6, 2014 10:38
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[Laos] Petitioning Imperial Tobacco: To end the unfair tax deal with Lao PDR which undermines public health.

has struck a special tax deal with the government of Lao PDR to limit tax on tobacco products produced and sold in Lao. The deal is depriving taxpayers in one of Asia's poorest countries of tens of millions of pounds and will last for 25 years until 2026.
Change.org
added Jan 14, 2015 09:39
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Improving livelihoods in Laos

We’re helping to improve the livelihoods of disabled women in Laos by supporting a vocational training project near our factory in Vientiane. The Lao Disabled Women Development Centre is set to receive funding from our charitable organisation the Altadis
Imperial Brands (nee Imperial Tobacco) (uk)
added May 1, 2015 12:14
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[Asia, Laos] MoH: Cigarette Products Must Have Health Warning Labels

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has said that as of May 1, all cigarette products of all brands, either domestically made or imported for commercial purposes in Laos, must be affixed with health warnings covering 75% of the packaging.
Lao News Agency (la)
added May 1, 2017 17:44
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[Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines, Vietnam] Tobacco Tax Control Project In Five Southeast Asian Countries

BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Mar 3, 2010 00:00
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Carbon monoxide levels in water pipe smokers in rural Laos PDR

Tobacco Control
added Jun 25, 2012 11:43
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[Laos] Smoking among Lao medical doctors: challenges and opportunities for tobacco control [FREE FULL TEXT]

March 2011, Volume 20, Issue 2 Tob Control 2011;20:144-150 doi:10.1136/tc.2009.035196
Tobacco Control
added Feb 22, 2011 00:00
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