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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia, Vietnam] BAKER: President Obama Pushes a Weak Case on TPP

One important exception is tobacco. Several of the countries in the TPP have high tariffs on U.S. tobacco exports, so the TPP will be making cigarettes cheaper for kids in Vietnam, Malaysia, and elsewhere.
AlterNet.org
added May 3, 2016 15:59
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[Asia, Indonesia, Vietnam] Vinataba's monopoly aspirations go up in smoke

The Vietnamese government last week stubbed out cigarette monopoly producer Vinataba’s self-serving ambitions to rid the local market of popular brands from Indonesia’s Sumatra Tobacco.
Vietnam Net
added Apr 5, 2016 00:37
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesian company opposes Vietnamese tobacco firm’s claim to its products

An Indonesian tobacco firm has raised objection to a Vietnamese cigarette producer registering two of its brands. Sumatra Tobacco Trading Company (STTC), based in North Sumatra, has objected to Vietnam National Tobacco Corporation (Vinataba) registering
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Mar 14, 2016 19:13
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[China, USA] Suffering in Silence: Impact of Tobacco Use on Communication Dynamics Within Vietnamese and Chinese Immigrant Families (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 25, 2016 22:32
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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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