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[Vietnam] Ministry of Health proposes tobacco tax hike

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has proposed to raise the tax imposed on a pack of cigarettes to 2,000 VND (0.088 USD). Meanwhile, the draft law on Special Consumption Tax, which will come into effect in 2020, plans to put a tax of 1,000 VND (0.044 USD) on
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Apr 23, 2018 00:23
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[Asia-pacific] VIDEO: Customs boat crash kills cigarette smuggler in southern Vietnam

Caught red handed by the customs in Kien Tuong Town on Tuesday night, a group of smugglers managed to escape by transferring all the cigarettes from their motorbikes to a motorboat and ran away. Two officers subsequently jumped into another boat to chas
VnExpress.net
added Apr 21, 2018 21:01
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Ministry proposes tobacco tax increase to VNĐ2,000

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Thursday proposed to raise the tax on tobacco at a press conference on tobacco prevention hosted by the Ministry of Information and Communication. According to the proposal, the tax imposed on a pack of cigarettes is expec
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Apr 21, 2018 19:25
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Over 45 percent of Vietnamese males smoke

the number of local smokers saw a significant amount of poor people, adding that needy families spend up to 5.3 percent of their incomes on tobacco. Vietnamese often begin smoking at young ages, she said, citing a 2015 statistic that showed about 56 per
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Apr 19, 2018 23:44
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Vietnam wins int’l award on tobacco control

The Health Ministry of Vietnam has won an award of the Bloomberg Philanthropies for its efforts in monitoring tobacco use and prevention policies. The ministry is among six winners of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards for Global Tobacco Control, which w
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:10
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[Asia-pacific] US charity hails Vietnam for trying to stub out tobacco use

Vietnam’s health ministry received global recognition on Wednesday for its efforts to end the use of tobacco, which is killing millions of people worldwide every year. The ministry was among six winners of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards for Global
VnExpress.net
added Mar 8, 2018 15:08
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Improve implementation of tobacco tax policies, ASEAN urged

This was the recommendation under the tobacco tax index issued by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA). The index was released during a regional workshop on strengthening tobacco tax administration in Siem Reap recently, which was attend
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Jul 26, 2017 14:17
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Taiwan customs seized enough tobacco to make 1.46 million packs of cigarettes

Approximately 18.6 metric tons of smuggled tobacco was seized at the Port of Taichung in central Taiwan early this month, Taichung Customs said on Wednesday. Two cargo containers registered as carrying tobacco leaf waste imported from Vietnam were opened
The China Post (tw)
added Jun 22, 2017 16:01
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[Vietnam] Pipe dream! Shocking moment tourist collapses from a massive nicotine hit after she smokes ultra-strong 'wild tobacco' that locals use as PESTICIDE

A video of a tourist fainting after inhaling tobacco so strong that it is used as a pesticide has gone viral. The footage, taken in Vietnam, shows an unidentified female tourist sitting at the side of a road with a small group of men who had invited her
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 9, 2017 17:26
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Stub it out, for the sake of the children

I believe that parents will do anything to give their children the best possible future. What we must do is make sure they are aware of the health consequences of second-hand smoking for children. For starters, anti-smoking ads should shift their focus on
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Jun 4, 2017 20:01
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