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[USA, Vietnam, Nebraska] Contraband cigarette conviction reversed

A federal appeals court has reversed the lone conviction against a Lincoln woman accused of helping smuggle cigarettes from Vietnam. In an opinion released Tuesday, a three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said federal prosecutors di
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 16, 2014 19:15
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[Asia, Vietnam] Black market tobacco ‘booming’ in HCM City

Illicit tobacco products are readily available in Ho Chi Minh City, causing numerous challenges as the booming black market reaches record levels.
Vietnam Net
added Jul 11, 2014 06:06
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Vietnam's Tobacco Problem

Campaigners are beginning to tackle smoking in one of the world’s most tobacco-friendly countries.... In Vietnam, the consumption of tobacco has a longstanding history: from the traditional chewing of tobacco leaves, to the unstoppable rise of manufactur
The Diplomat (jp)
added Jul 3, 2014 04:34
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Vietnam considers increasing tobacco tax

The Ministry of Health has proposed increasing the special consumption tax on tobacco from the current 65 percent to 105 percent in 2015 to discourage smoking. Under the proposed hike, the tobacco tax would reach 145 percent in 2018 and 155 percent in 20
Thanh Nien (vn)
added May 31, 2014 23:56
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Vietnam spends a billion buying tobacco every year: report

Vietnamese spend VND22 trillion (US$1.04 billion) a year on smoking, the Ministry of Health reported at a media meeting on Monday. It costs Vietnamese smokers VND22 trillion to buy tobacco annually, the health ministry said at the meeting held to celebr
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added May 27, 2014 15:28
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, USA, Vietnam] ARCHIVE: US's controversial TPP proposal is smoking gun for corporate agenda

would leave Vietnam vulnerable to Big Tobacco's global litigation campaign to bully countries out of backing down on their commitments to public health. "The US's failure to take this opportunity to lead in the fight against the largest preventable cause
Thanh Nien (vn)
added May 24, 2014 10:09
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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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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Anti-Smoking Media Campaign launched

The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee, the Ministry of Health, and World Lung Foundation launched an anti-smoking media campaign in Hanoi on February 22. Graphic images and warnings of risks of smoking are to be printed on every cigare
Sai Gon Giai Phong (vn)
added Feb 23, 2014 14:02
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[UK, Vietnam] Wearing their hearts on their Zippos: The lighters engraved with the musings of lonely soldiers fighting in Vietman

* The 282 lighters were recently sold at auction for almost £22,000 * They were collected by American artist Bradford Edwards over a decade * He bought the lighters from shops in Ho Chi Minh city in the 1990s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 30, 2013 11:13
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[Vietnam] Up to $240 fine for smoking, using phones on flights

The new fine rate, which is five times higher than the current one, is included in Decree 147/2013 by the Government on the sanctioning of administrative violations in the field of civil aviation. Specifically, such acts as smoking cigarettes including
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Nov 2, 2013 15:21
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