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[Asia-pacific] Indonesian company opposes Vietnamese tobacco firm’s claim to its products

An Indonesian tobacco firm has raised objection to a Vietnamese cigarette producer registering two of its brands. Sumatra Tobacco Trading Company (STTC), based in North Sumatra, has objected to Vietnam National Tobacco Corporation (Vinataba) registering
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Mar 14, 2016 19:13
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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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[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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[Vietnam] This is a non-smoking flight, but...

In-flight violations are not rare in Vietnam, especially with Vietnamese passengers, who often cite unimaginable reasons after being caught in the act.
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Sep 28, 2013 06:58
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[Asia, Vietnam] Cigarette smoking puts millions at risk

The latest statistics of the Ministry of Health show nearly 50 per cent of Vietnamese males and two per cent of females smoke cigarettes. And more than that, over 50 million Vietnamese are passive smokers at the workplace and at home, accounting for mor
Vietnam Net
added Jun 2, 2013 10:39
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[Asia, Vietnam] New smoking law defined

A new law on tobacco harm-reduction that bans smoking in public places such as schools, hospitals and workplaces took effect on May 1. But it immediately has been violated publicly.
Vietnam Net
added May 9, 2013 15:28
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[Asia-pacific] Use of new media to support passage of Vietnam's national tobacco control legislation

This public health landmark resulted from a large-scale, long-term policy, advocacy and communication effort, which included the campaign described here. The effort was conducted by the Government of Vietnam and local and international non-governmental or
Tobacco Control
added Nov 22, 2016 00:25
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[Asia-pacific] 15.6 million Vietnamese spend $1.4bn on smoking: survey

About 15.6 million adults in Vietnam consumed tobacco last year, the Ministry of Health announced Tuesday, citing findings of a global survey. Vietnamese smokers spent VND31 trillion (US$1.39 billion) on cigarettes, or VND2.7 million ($121) per person pe
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Sep 11, 2016 13:23
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Direct and indirect costs of smoking in Vietnam [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Tobacco consumption has large negative consequences on the Vietnamese economy.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 18, 2015 17:03
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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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