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[Vietnam] The forests dying out because of tobacco

Tobacco has not only harmed people, but also indirectly led to the forest devastation. In the harvesting season, people rush to chop down trees to get firewood to dry tobacco. This explains why the forests are devastated most seriously when the harvestin
Vietnam Net
added Jun 27, 2012 13:46
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[Vietnam, Nebraska] 6 indicted over untaxed cigarettes in Neb.

Six people face federal charges for allegedly smuggling cigarettes from Vietnam and unlawfully selling them in Nebraska.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 3, 2012 23:02
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[Vietnam] Model, singer fined for smoking and scanty clothes

HCM City Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism have imposed VND3.5 million ($170) each on supermodel Thanh Hang for smoking at Elle Show
Vietnam Net
added May 19, 2012 20:02
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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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[Asia, Vietnam] VN loses almost 0.97% of GDP on tobacco

Viet Nam loses more than VND24.6 trillion (US$1.08 billion) per year on tobacco, accounting for almost 0.97 per cent of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP), a World Health Organisation report said....This includes medical costs of tobacco-related diseases, r
Vietnam Net
added Jun 2, 2017 03:30
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[Asia, Vietnam] Ministers calls for strict enforcement of tobacco harm reduction law

The enforcement of the law on tobacco harm reduction should be promoted in ministries, branches and local authorities to reduce dangers from smoking and lower the death rate caused by smoking, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added May 30, 2017 22:14
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[Asia, Vietnam] Teenager smoker rate declines by 1 percent

The rate of smokers aged 13-15 in Vietnam fell by 1 percent from 3.3 percent in 2007 to 2.5 percent in 2014, according to a related survey ... Up to 90 percent of responded student smokers intended to quit smoking, she added.
Vietnam Net
added Dec 16, 2015 18:55
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[Asia, Vietnam] Tobacco Association increases aid for curbing tobacco smuggling

Viet Nam Tobacco Association recently announced that they will increase the aid for catching tobacco smugglers from VND1,100 (US$0.05) to VND3,500 (US$0.17) per pack of fake tobacco seized.
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Feb 10, 2015 22:03
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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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[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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