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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Improve implementation of tobacco tax policies, ASEAN urged

This was the recommendation under the tobacco tax index issued by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA). The index was released during a regional workshop on strengthening tobacco tax administration in Siem Reap recently, which was attend
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Jul 26, 2017 14:17
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[Asia-pacific] Nearly 1 billion smuggled cigarette packets annually consumed in Vietnam

causing losses of over 10,000 billion Vietnamese dong, or some 450 million US dollars, to its state budget, local media reported Sunday. The cigarette smuggling also causes losses of one million jobs for farmers and workers in the domestic tobacco indus
Global Times (cn)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:12
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Is TPP a public health threat?

Mary Sunta...addressed the issue at a workshop on the impacts of TPP on public health held in Ha Noi yesterday. “As far as I am concerned, there are seven chapters in the TPP vulnerable to any challengers of the tobacco industry,” Sunta said.
Vietnam Net
added Jul 26, 2016 14:00
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Việt Nam must create non-smoking environment: WHO

The WHO representative in Việt Nam, Lokky Wai, said Việt Nam should establish a task force that comprises a group or team of inspectors and supervisors and a hotline to receive feedback and handle smoking violations. Wai also praised Việt Nam’s achievem
Viet Nam News (vn)
added May 27, 2016 22:20
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Exposure to secondhand smoke drops in Việt Nam: new report

Việt Nam has seen a remarkable reduction in the exposure rate to secondhand smoke (SHS) over the past decade, an official has said. The news was revealed on Wednesay to participants at a conference on conducting tobacco harm-reduction activities in 2016.
Viet Nam News (vn)
added May 13, 2016 15:05
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Vietnam's nascent anti-smoking laws flouted by public, manufacturers

“The packs without the scary images sell for between 20-50 percent more,”...She more or less confirmed rumors that cigarette companies produced a surplus of image-free packaging during the transition period.Given the enormous profits at stake, tobacco com
Thanh Nien (vn)
added Jul 30, 2014 05:41
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, USA, Vietnam] ARCHIVE: US's controversial TPP proposal is smoking gun for corporate agenda

would leave Vietnam vulnerable to Big Tobacco's global litigation campaign to bully countries out of backing down on their commitments to public health. "The US's failure to take this opportunity to lead in the fight against the largest preventable cause
Thanh Nien (vn)
added May 24, 2014 10:09
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Prevalence of Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking Among Population Aged 15 Years or Older, Vietnam, 2010 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion Rural dwellers who are poor should be targeted in tobacco control programs. Further studies are needed that examine perceptions of the adverse health effects and the cultural factors of waterpipe tobacco smoking.
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added May 17, 2013 13:15
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[China, India, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam] ADB supports higher taxes for PHL cigarettes

The Asian Development Bank is supportive of higher taxes on Philippine cigarettes as the country, along with four other Asian nations, is likely to post the most number of smoking-related deaths in the world. In a report titled "Tobacco taxes: A win-win
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Nov 13, 2012 09:45
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[Vietnam, Nebraska] Jury: 2 not guilty of cigarette smuggling conspiracy

After deliberating for nearly two days, a federal jury Wednesday found two Lincoln residents not guilty of conspiring to smuggle contraband cigarettes from Vietnam.
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Nov 9, 2012 14:42
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