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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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[Asia-pacific] Feature: Water pipe zeal in Vietnam

Youth smoking shisha at bars, dancing halls and other entertainment spots have become more popular in recent years in Vietnam, especially in major cities of capital Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City, said Hua Ngoc Thuan,vice chairman of HCM City People's C
Xinhua Newswire
added Oct 10, 2014 12:57
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Vietnam appeases Big Tobacco with toothless taxes

Vietnam's latest bid to raise its tobacco taxes will do little to curb consumption because it fails to hit the country's die-hard smokers where they hurt most – their pockets...even more useless if Vietnam signs a US-led free trade pact - the Trans-Pacif
Thanh Nien (vn)
added Sep 26, 2014 07:15
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Feature: Vietnam's cigarette tax hike could see numbers of smokers drop, related illnesses decrease

While experts and healthcare activists said the proposal was too low and not strict enough to reduce consumption and combat trade fraud, domestic smokers argued the hike should be reviewed according to residents' average income.
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Sep 19, 2014 16:05
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[Asia, Vietnam] Experts urge cigarette tax hike

Experts are seeking a much larger increase in the special consumption tax on tobacco products than that proposed by the Ministry of Finance.
Vietnam Net
added Sep 19, 2014 16:04
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Health Vietnam says popular smuggled cigarettes are toxic

Jet and Hero products, which account for over 90 percent of contraband cigarettes in Vietnam, contain excess levels of toxic chemicals, according to tests conducted by the Vietnam National Tobacco Corporation. The institute recently said that independen
Thanh Nien (vn)
added Sep 18, 2014 17:24
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[Asia, Vietnam] MOF plans luxury-tax increase on tobacco products to curb consumption

The Ministry of Finance has mapped out a two-stage plan for a luxury tax increase on tobacco, under which the tax rate will be raised from 65 percent to 70 percent in the first phase by 2016, and then to 75 percent by 2019.
Vietnam Net
added Sep 17, 2014 06:48
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Vietnam’s smuggling season in full swing

Vietnam is on high alert for the Mekong Delta flooding season, which usually occurs from September to November. Partly, this vigilance is about watching for tobacco smugglers, who can take advantage of the waterways formed by the flooding.
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 14, 2014 11:09
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] It's trendy to smoke shisha in Vietnam

Shisha appeared for the first time in a bar in downtown Saigon more than four years ago. Since then, smoking shisha has become trendy among young people in big cities like Hanoi and HCM City.
Vietnam Net
added Aug 6, 2014 07:26
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