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[Asia, Cambodia, Vietnam] VN fears of smuggled cigarettes 'unrealistic'

Traders in Vietnam are preparing to intercept increasingly sophisticated methods of smuggling cigarettes from Cambodia as imports peak ahead of Lunar New Year in February, according to Vietnamese media, though local observers characterised Vietnam’s conce
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added Jan 1, 2016 18:58
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Number of cigarette smuggling cases falls in 2015

More than 10 million cigarette packets were confiscated and VND21 billion (US$932,000), collected as fines, was added to the state budget in 2015. This was announced at a summary meeting held by the national steering board on smuggling, fake goods and c
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Dec 25, 2015 01:43
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Direct and indirect costs of smoking in Vietnam [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Tobacco consumption has large negative consequences on the Vietnamese economy.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 18, 2015 17:03
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[Asia, Vietnam] Teenager smoker rate declines by 1 percent

The rate of smokers aged 13-15 in Vietnam fell by 1 percent from 3.3 percent in 2007 to 2.5 percent in 2014, according to a related survey ... Up to 90 percent of responded student smokers intended to quit smoking, she added.
Vietnam Net
added Dec 16, 2015 18:55
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Bach Mai Hospital opens consultancy centre for smokers

” The country's first centre and hotline to provide free consultancy and support for people to stop smoking opened today at Bach Mai General Hospital in Ha Noi. Located in the country's largest hospital, the centre can be easily accessed by a large numb
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Sep 17, 2015 10:41
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[Asia-pacific] Vietnam Airlines crew ties up Aussie passenger for resisting smoking ban

Crew members on a Vietnam Airlines flight from Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday had to tie up a Vietnamese-Australian man after he resisted their order and locked himself inside a toilet to smoke. The 27-year-old was also fined VND4 million (US$183
Thanh Nien (vn)
added Jul 25, 2015 21:47
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam] Pakistan among top four countries with rising tobacco use

National Alliance for Tobacco Control (NATC) in collaboration with the Aga Khan University (AKU) and the Pakistan Chest Society... “The Asia Pacific region represents the fastest growing tobacco market in the world with Malaysia, Indonesia, Pakistan and
Asia News Network (ANN) (th)
added May 27, 2015 10:04
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[Asia, Vietnam] Government News 22/5: Smuggling, trade fraud worsen national economy: PM

The Government leader stressed the need to strictly address sales of contraband tobacco, while intensifying communications to raise public awareness of tobacco trafficking. Disseminating the bad impacts of smoking among the public, particularly among the
Vietnam Net
added May 22, 2015 12:04
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Ministry proposes ban on smoking at weddings, funerals

In a written document that was sent to local authorities on No Tobacco Day, which is observed worldwide on May 31, the minister has called for the strict inspection of no smoking compliance at workplaces, restaurants, and public transport facilities.
Viet Nam News (vn)
added May 18, 2015 10:56
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Japanese national caught smoking in Vietnam plane restroom in flight

The Vietnamese airline authorities have given a fine of US$185 to a Japanese national who was caught smoking in the rest room of a Vietnamese plane while flying from Japan to Vietnam on Thursday.
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added May 9, 2015 14:54
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