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[Vietnam] Reporters share experiences in writing about tobacco prevention

reporters and editors were equipped with skills and information to improve their writings about long-term harmful effects of tobacco and the need to raise the tax on tobacco at a conference held in Hanoi on September 25.
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Sep 25, 2018 23:54
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Vietnam Seeks Ways to Snuff Out Cigarette Smoking

Amid this loose compliance and enforcement of tobacco rules, as well as an increase in overall smoking in the country, the government is looking at another policy option: taxes. The Ministry of Health has recommended tacking on a levy of 2,000 Vietnam do
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Jul 25, 2018 00:29
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[Asia] Smoking kills more than 40,000 every year in Vietnam

spend VND31 trillion on tobacco products each year, while the total cost for the treatment of these diseases and losses to businesses from illness and early death...despite a reduction, the percentage of adult males who smoke remains high at 45.3%. The r
Vietnam Net
added Jun 12, 2018 01:23
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] 100 smokers die a day, could double by 2030

The data is reckoned by the Vietnam Tobacco Control Fund under the Ministry of Health. According to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS), conducted by the ministry and the General Statistics Office in 2015, 53.5
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:41
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[Asia] Vietnam to auction smuggled cigarettes for export

Under the decision, exporting the auctioned cigarettes via land border gates or to Vietnam's neighboring countries is prohibited, and revenues from the auctions will be used for anti-cigarette smuggling. Nearly 1 billion smuggled cigarette packets are c
Xinhua Newswire
added May 3, 2018 20:14
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[Asia, Vietnam] Tobacco control is losing ground

To give readers some context, the health ministry called for a 100 per cent increase over what is being proposed by a draft law on Special Consumption Tax, which is to come into effect in 2020 and sets the tax at VND1,000 or US$.044. Taking into conside
Vietnam Net
added Apr 26, 2018 14:40
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[Vietnam] Ministry of Health proposes tobacco tax hike

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has proposed to raise the tax imposed on a pack of cigarettes to 2,000 VND (0.088 USD). Meanwhile, the draft law on Special Consumption Tax, which will come into effect in 2020, plans to put a tax of 1,000 VND (0.044 USD) on
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Apr 23, 2018 00:23
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Ministry proposes tobacco tax increase to VNĐ2,000

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Thursday proposed to raise the tax on tobacco at a press conference on tobacco prevention hosted by the Ministry of Information and Communication. According to the proposal, the tax imposed on a pack of cigarettes is expec
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Apr 21, 2018 19:25
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[Asia-pacific] VIDEO: Customs boat crash kills cigarette smuggler in southern Vietnam

Caught red handed by the customs in Kien Tuong Town on Tuesday night, a group of smugglers managed to escape by transferring all the cigarettes from their motorbikes to a motorboat and ran away. Two officers subsequently jumped into another boat to chas
VnExpress.net
added Apr 21, 2018 21:01
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Over 45 percent of Vietnamese males smoke

the number of local smokers saw a significant amount of poor people, adding that needy families spend up to 5.3 percent of their incomes on tobacco. Vietnamese often begin smoking at young ages, she said, citing a 2015 statistic that showed about 56 per
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Apr 19, 2018 23:44
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