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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Vietnam considers increasing tobacco tax

The Ministry of Health has proposed increasing the special consumption tax on tobacco from the current 65 percent to 105 percent in 2015 to discourage smoking. Under the proposed hike, the tobacco tax would reach 145 percent in 2018 and 155 percent in 20
Thanh Nien (vn)
added May 31, 2014 23:56
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Vietnam spends a billion buying tobacco every year: report

Vietnamese spend VND22 trillion (US$1.04 billion) a year on smoking, the Ministry of Health reported at a media meeting on Monday. It costs Vietnamese smokers VND22 trillion to buy tobacco annually, the health ministry said at the meeting held to celebr
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added May 27, 2014 15:28
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[Asia-pacific, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines, Vietnam] Cigarette price level and variation in five Southeast Asian countries

To maximise the effectiveness of tobacco tax policies, countries should adopt specific excise tax structures to decrease cigarette price variation, which would minimise opportunities for smokers to ‘trade down’ to a cheaper brand to avoid a tax-driven pri
Tobacco Control
added Mar 7, 2014 02:51
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Anti-Smoking Media Campaign launched

The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee, the Ministry of Health, and World Lung Foundation launched an anti-smoking media campaign in Hanoi on February 22. Graphic images and warnings of risks of smoking are to be printed on every cigare
Sai Gon Giai Phong (vn)
added Feb 23, 2014 14:02
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[UK, Vietnam] Wearing their hearts on their Zippos: The lighters engraved with the musings of lonely soldiers fighting in Vietman

* The 282 lighters were recently sold at auction for almost £22,000 * They were collected by American artist Bradford Edwards over a decade * He bought the lighters from shops in Ho Chi Minh city in the 1990s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 30, 2013 11:13
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[Vietnam] Up to $240 fine for smoking, using phones on flights

The new fine rate, which is five times higher than the current one, is included in Decree 147/2013 by the Government on the sanctioning of administrative violations in the field of civil aviation. Specifically, such acts as smoking cigarettes including
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Nov 2, 2013 15:21
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Vietnam loses $198 mln annually to tobacco smuggling

With around 800 million packets of tobacco smuggled into Vietnam every year, the state budget loses VND4-4.2 trillion (US$189-198 million) in taxes annually, the Vietnam Tobacco Association reported.
Thanh Nien (vn)
added Oct 24, 2013 13:10
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LAM: Vietnam’s Other Dilemma: Smoking

smoking kills 40,000 people each year and if no measure is taken, nearly 10 percent of the Vietnamese population will have died from smoking-related diseases by 2030. So forget bird flu, smoking is a bona fide epidemic. "If you don't smoke people will t
Highbrow Magazine
added Oct 3, 2013 14:46
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[Vietnam] Could Ending Hanoi's Grip on Cigarette Sales Lower Smoking Rates?

the regime's anti-smoking campaign so far is largely cosmetic. Among Vietnam's few profitable state-owned companies are beer and cigarette firms. Tobacco taxes, besides, make up more than three percent of the national budget.
New America Media
added Oct 2, 2013 03:03
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[Vietnam] This is a non-smoking flight, but...

In-flight violations are not rare in Vietnam, especially with Vietnamese passengers, who often cite unimaginable reasons after being caught in the act.
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Sep 28, 2013 06:58
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