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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Ministry proposes ban on smoking at weddings, funerals

In a written document that was sent to local authorities on No Tobacco Day, which is observed worldwide on May 31, the minister has called for the strict inspection of no smoking compliance at workplaces, restaurants, and public transport facilities.
Viet Nam News (vn)
added May 18, 2015 10:56
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Authorities crackdown on tobacco smuggling

Controlling the trading and transportation of smuggled tobacco products in the local tobacco market has to be given top priority, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT).
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Jan 16, 2015 12:17
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Direct and indirect costs of smoking in Vietnam [FREE FULL TEXT]

The existing estimates of the costs associated with smoking in Vietnam indicate that the society suffered an economic loss due to tobacco use. The two existing estimates of the costs of smoking in Vietnam suffer from major limitations that result in und
Tobacco Control
added Dec 16, 2014 03:13
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[Australia, Vietnam, Kentucky, North Carolina] McConnell seeks to protect tobacco industry in trade deal

McConnell is pressuring U.S. negotiators to ensure that tobacco companies can take part in the dispute settlement portion of the trade deal, with talks scheduled next week on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact with several countries in Asia a
The Hill
added Oct 19, 2014 19:29
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[Vietnam] Press Release - Updated Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) - IP Chapter (second publication)

The 77-page, 30,000-word document is a working document from the negotiations in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, dated 16 May 2014, and includes negotiator's notes and all country positions from that period in bracketed text. Although there have been a couple
Wikileaks.org
added Oct 16, 2014 15:26
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[Vietnam] Tobacco firms rue weak anti-smuggling campaign

The domestic tobacco industry hopes that the Government can be more effective in fighting an impending surge in smuggling that causes losses amounting to trillions of dong to the State Budget. A report in the Cong Thuong (Industry and Trade) Newspaper la
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Oct 14, 2014 14:56
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[Germany, Poland, Vietnam] Border Guards Seize Radioactive Cigarettes

Polish border guards have seized 120 packs of radioactive cigarettes. The deadly fags from Vietnam were discovered at Chopin airport in the Polish capital Warsaw. The fake Marlboro cigarettes carrying health warnings in Polish and German were found amo
Austrian Times (uk)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:20
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[Nebraska] 3 sentenced on charges for smuggling cigarettes from Vietnam

Three people have been sentenced on federal charges for smuggling cigarettes from Vietnam and unlawfully selling them in Nebraska.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 16, 2012 14:53
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[Vietnam] Tobacco products to face higher taxes

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has proposed that the Government increases the cost of tobacco for consumers in a bid to tackle the high number of smokers and passive smokers in Viet Nam.
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Oct 25, 2012 06:11
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[Vietnam] State to re-export seized tobacco

The Prime Minister hopes to light up Viet Nam's anti-smuggling budget with a pioneering scheme to re-export seized tobacco. Under the PM approved Decision No. 1112, good quality tobacco seized from smugglers will be re-exported
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Sep 19, 2012 17:36
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