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Feature: Vietnam's cigarette tax hike could see numbers of smokers drop, related illnesses decrease

While experts and healthcare activists said the proposal was too low and not strict enough to reduce consumption and combat trade fraud, domestic smokers argued the hike should be reviewed according to residents' average income.
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Sep 19, 2014 16:05
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[Asia, Vietnam] Experts urge cigarette tax hike

Experts are seeking a much larger increase in the special consumption tax on tobacco products than that proposed by the Ministry of Finance.
Vietnam Net
added Sep 19, 2014 16:04
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Health Vietnam says popular smuggled cigarettes are toxic

Jet and Hero products, which account for over 90 percent of contraband cigarettes in Vietnam, contain excess levels of toxic chemicals, according to tests conducted by the Vietnam National Tobacco Corporation. The institute recently said that independen
Thanh Nien (vn)
added Sep 18, 2014 17:24
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[Asia, Vietnam] MOF plans luxury-tax increase on tobacco products to curb consumption

The Ministry of Finance has mapped out a two-stage plan for a luxury tax increase on tobacco, under which the tax rate will be raised from 65 percent to 70 percent in the first phase by 2016, and then to 75 percent by 2019.
Vietnam Net
added Sep 17, 2014 06:48
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Vietnam’s smuggling season in full swing

Vietnam is on high alert for the Mekong Delta flooding season, which usually occurs from September to November. Partly, this vigilance is about watching for tobacco smugglers, who can take advantage of the waterways formed by the flooding.
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 14, 2014 11:09
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] It's trendy to smoke shisha in Vietnam

Shisha appeared for the first time in a bar in downtown Saigon more than four years ago. Since then, smoking shisha has become trendy among young people in big cities like Hanoi and HCM City.
Vietnam Net
added Aug 6, 2014 07:26
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Vietnam's nascent anti-smoking laws flouted by public, manufacturers

“The packs without the scary images sell for between 20-50 percent more,”...She more or less confirmed rumors that cigarette companies produced a surplus of image-free packaging during the transition period.Given the enormous profits at stake, tobacco com
Thanh Nien (vn)
added Jul 30, 2014 05:41
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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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