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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Authorities crackdown on tobacco smuggling

Controlling the trading and transportation of smuggled tobacco products in the local tobacco market has to be given top priority, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT).
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Jan 16, 2015 12:17
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Vietnam league organizer encourages fans, officials, coaches not to smoke in new season

Smoking should be kept to a minimum in the stands and technical areas during the matches of the top-flight V-League from the 2015 season which will start in January, the Vietnam Professional Football (VPF) has announced, citing new regulations.
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Dec 25, 2014 11:35
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Education Ministry prohibits smoking, alcohol drinking in schools

The directive said that tobacco-use is prohibited in premises of university, institute, and education management facilities as well as preschools, senior and junior high schools, IT and language teaching centers.
Sai Gon Giai Phong (vn)
added Dec 23, 2014 21:57
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Direct and indirect costs of smoking in Vietnam [FREE FULL TEXT]

The existing estimates of the costs associated with smoking in Vietnam indicate that the society suffered an economic loss due to tobacco use. The two existing estimates of the costs of smoking in Vietnam suffer from major limitations that result in und
Tobacco Control
added Dec 16, 2014 03:13
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[Asia, Vietnam] Cigarette smuggling up nation-wide

Lack of cooperation between the coast guard, police, market watchdogs and local governments have all contributed to an increase in cigarette smuggling, experts have warned.
Vietnam Net
added Dec 4, 2014 21:17
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40,000 die of smoking-caused diseases every year in Vietnam

Vietnam is one of 15 countries with the highest numbers of smokers in the world, and around 40,000 Vietnamese people die of smoking-caused diseases every year – or more than 100 people per day, the health ministry has warned.
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Dec 1, 2014 06:41
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[Asia] Vietnamese spend over $1 billion per year on cigarettes

With 16 million smokers, it is estimated that Vietnamese people pay about VND22 trillion ($1.05 billion) for cigarettes per year. This is also the amount of money spent for treatment of the five common diseases related to tobacco.
Vietnam Net
added Oct 30, 2014 20:36
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[Australia, Vietnam, Kentucky, North Carolina] McConnell seeks to protect tobacco industry in trade deal

McConnell is pressuring U.S. negotiators to ensure that tobacco companies can take part in the dispute settlement portion of the trade deal, with talks scheduled next week on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact with several countries in Asia a
The Hill
added Oct 19, 2014 19:29
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[Vietnam] Press Release - Updated Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) - IP Chapter (second publication)

The 77-page, 30,000-word document is a working document from the negotiations in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, dated 16 May 2014, and includes negotiator's notes and all country positions from that period in bracketed text. Although there have been a couple
Wikileaks.org
added Oct 16, 2014 15:26
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[Vietnam] Tobacco firms rue weak anti-smuggling campaign

The domestic tobacco industry hopes that the Government can be more effective in fighting an impending surge in smuggling that causes losses amounting to trillions of dong to the State Budget. A report in the Cong Thuong (Industry and Trade) Newspaper la
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Oct 14, 2014 14:56
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