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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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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, Asia-pacific] Vietnam loses $198 mln annually to tobacco smuggling

With around 800 million packets of tobacco smuggled into Vietnam every year, the state budget loses VND4-4.2 trillion (US$189-198 million) in taxes annually, the Vietnam Tobacco Association reported.
Thanh Nien (vn)
added Oct 24, 2013 13:10
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Brunei, USA, Vietnam] US’s controversial TPP proposal is smoking gun for corporate agenda

Vietnam and other countries involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations face aggressive interference from Big Tobacco in the passage and implementation of public health policies, critics warn
Thanh Nien (vn)
added Sep 4, 2013 12:44
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[China, India, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam] ADB: High tobacco prices save lives

Smoking-related deaths in Thailand and four other Asian countries where tobacco use is amongst the highest in the world would drop by 20% if cigarette prices were doubled by increased taxation, according to an Asian Development Bank study relased on Tue
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 13, 2012 09:59
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[Nebraska] 6 indicted for smuggling, selling untaxed Vietnamese cigarettes

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Six people were indicted in federal court Friday for operating a smuggling ring that illegally imported cigarettes from Vietnam.
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
added Sep 27, 2012 09:24
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[Tanzania] China, Vietnam may invest in tobacco industry

The government is in talks with investors from China and Vietnam to develop the local tobacco industry by constructing facilities for leaf processing and cigarette production
Tobacco Journal International
added May 18, 2016 17:09
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[Vietnam, Maryland] Lloyd Waters: The soliloquy of a cigar smoker

What would one do under such circumstance to lessen the burden of this nasty smell, you might ask? I did the only reasonable thing I could; I became a connoisseur of fine cigars. Now, I know what you’re thinking. How is it possible that you could put up
Hagerstown (MD) Herald-Mail
added Mar 16, 2017 21:10
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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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Vietnam law bans smoking in public

Vietnam has passed a law banning smoking in public places and all tobacco advertising, an official said Tuesday.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 21, 2012 10:41
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