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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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[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-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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