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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, Vietnam] Taiwan customs seized enough tobacco to make 1.46 million packs of cigarettes

Approximately 18.6 metric tons of smuggled tobacco was seized at the Port of Taichung in central Taiwan early this month, Taichung Customs said on Wednesday. Two cargo containers registered as carrying tobacco leaf waste imported from Vietnam were opened
The China Post (tw)
added Jun 22, 2017 16:01
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[Vietnam] Pipe dream! Shocking moment tourist collapses from a massive nicotine hit after she smokes ultra-strong 'wild tobacco' that locals use as PESTICIDE

A video of a tourist fainting after inhaling tobacco so strong that it is used as a pesticide has gone viral. The footage, taken in Vietnam, shows an unidentified female tourist sitting at the side of a road with a small group of men who had invited her
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 9, 2017 17:26
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Stub it out, for the sake of the children

I believe that parents will do anything to give their children the best possible future. What we must do is make sure they are aware of the health consequences of second-hand smoking for children. For starters, anti-smoking ads should shift their focus on
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Jun 4, 2017 20:01
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[Asia, Vietnam] VN loses almost 0.97% of GDP on tobacco

Viet Nam loses more than VND24.6 trillion (US$1.08 billion) per year on tobacco, accounting for almost 0.97 per cent of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP), a World Health Organisation report said....This includes medical costs of tobacco-related diseases, r
Vietnam Net
added Jun 2, 2017 03:30
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[Asia, Vietnam] VIDEO: More secondhand smokers suffer from serious diseases

Doctors from the National Hospital for Cancer and Tumor said 30-35 percent of cancer patients are female. Most of them are non-smokers but have relatives who smoke. Statistics in 2015 showed that in Vietnam, 28.5 million non-smokers were exposed to smoke
Vietnam Net
added Jun 1, 2017 18:27
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] VN loses almost 0.97% of GDP on tobacco

This includes medical costs of tobacco-related diseases, reduced productivity due to sick leave or early death. Speaking at a meeting last week ahead of World No Tobacco Day (May 31), Health Minister Nguyễn Thị Kim Tiến said Việt Nam has showed strong co
Viet Nam News (vn)
added May 31, 2017 18:02
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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, Vietnam] Smuggled tobacco be auctioned

Good quality seized tobacco will be auctioned to sell in the country or re-exported, while fake or substandard products will be destroyed, the instruction said. The pilot programme will be carried out for a year by the ministries of finance and industry
Vietnam Net
added May 11, 2017 03:25
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam] BAT’s harmful business, damaging poorest countries in the ASEAN.

“Successful tobacco business means more diseases and death. Tobacco is not only damaging to health, but also causes social, economic and environmental harms to the world. All of this are preventable,” said Bungon Ritthiphakdee, Executive Director of SEAT
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Apr 28, 2017 21:14
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