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[Asia, Cambodia] Vietnam: Zero Duties for Rice, Tobacco

Vietnam agreed yesterday to waive all duties on a total of 300,000 tons of rice and 3,000 tons of dried tobacco exported annually from Cambodia to the country, according to a bilateral agreement signed at two back-to-back summits to promote economic coop
Khmer Times (kh)
added Nov 3, 2016 21:13

[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

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

[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

[Vietnam] SGGP Tobacco manufacturers asked to put statutory warning on cigarette packs

Tobacco manufacturers in the country have been asked to put a ‘Smoking Kills’ warning and visual images on domestically made and imported cigarette packets, in an effort to lower harmful addiction in around 40,000 people every year.
Sai Gon Giai Phong (vn)
added Mar 10, 2013 12:48

Bulgarian Tobacco Technologists to Teach Know-How in Vietnam

Bulgaria's largest cigarette-maker Bulgartabac Holding will send tobacco technologies to work at Vietnam's state-owned tobacco company, Vintaba, as of March 2013, according to a media statement of Bulgaria's Ministry of Agriculture and Food. (bg)
added Feb 4, 2013 13:28

[Philippines, Vietnam] Global tobacco treaty meetings marred by industry interference

"Big Tobacco blatantly obstructed progress during negotiations by co-opting governments and maneuvering official seats on delegations. Its disregard for the treaty was on full display from the halls of the conference center to front group press conferenc
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Nov 20, 2012 23:33

[California] LAM: Smoking Is an Epidemic in Vietnam

Taking and offering cigarettes is how friends and associates greet ... decree 72, which makes it illegal for citizens to share news articles online. So if there's an important news story about smoking and its effects, or for that matter, a fast moving v
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 30, 2013 07:28

World No Tobacco Day Vietnam: social media, a bike rally and public transport get the message out

Dr Sarah England from Bloomberg Philanthropies expressed congratulations for the approval of Vietnam’s new tobacco control law and conveyed an official letter of Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of New York city to the Vietnam Prime Minister for the great achiev
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jun 29, 2013 10:05

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Can the horror show spook smokers?

The Law on Prevention and Control of Tobacco Harm, which takes effect on May 1, imposes strict requirements on smokers, retailers, service and public facilities and cigarette manufacturers. A decree expected to take effect on July 1 spells out stiffer f
Thanh Nien (vn)
added May 5, 2013 22:08
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