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[China, India, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam] ADB: High tobacco prices save lives

Smoking-related deaths in Thailand and four other Asian countries where tobacco use is amongst the highest in the world would drop by 20% if cigarette prices were doubled by increased taxation, according to an Asian Development Bank study relased on Tues
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 13, 2012 09:51

[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

[China, India, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam] Higher tobacco taxes to save millions of lives in Asia: ADB study

Increasing cigarette prices via higher taxes imposed on manufacturers will save more than 27 million lives in five Asian countries, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in a study released Tuesday. The Manila-based lender said increasing the price of ci
Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 13, 2012 03:53

[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

[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

[Nebraska] 6 indicted for smuggling, selling untaxed Vietnamese cigarettes

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Six people were indicted in federal court Friday for operating a smuggling ring that illegally imported cigarettes from Vietnam.
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
added Sep 27, 2012 09:24

[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

Vietnamese community leads Australia's smoking habit

As reported in last week's Sunday Age, big tobacco companies, having lost ground in developed nations, are increasing their push into south-east Asian countries, many of which have high smoking rates. However, research provided by Quit Victoria shows tha
The Age (au)
added Sep 1, 2012 20:57

[Vietnam] TATARSKI: Smoker’s paradise

Saigon, then, seems to be a smoker’s paradise. You can do it everywhere, it’s absurdly cheap, and no one will tell you not to do it around them. I can only imagine how many people suffer from lung cancer or other smoking-related diseases here.
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Aug 30, 2012 10:05

[Vietnam] An Giang police seize smuggled cigarettes

An Giang Police have uncovered a cigarette trafficking racket in Chau Thanh District's Vinh An Commune. Police confiscated around 800 cartons of cigarettes and nine motorbikes
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Aug 13, 2012 00:45
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