More campaigns needed as smoking dangers rise

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More campaigns needed as smoking dangers rise

The Ministry of Health and relevant agencies will launch more communications campaigns on legal documents targeting the building of a non-smoking environment, said Luong Ngoc Khue, Director of the Health Ministry’s Administration Department of Medical Services.

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Two drug smugglers arrested in Yen Bai

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Cheeky smugglers dodge police

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Cheeky smugglers dodge police

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung reviewed progress made in the six months since the introduction of a new cigarette smuggling decree during an online meeting late Thursday with 11 cities and provinces.

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Mekong province increases efforts to stop cigarette smuggling

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Mekong province increases efforts to stop cigarette smuggling

More than 74,000 smuggled cigarette packs, valued at VND1.4 billion (US$65,000), were recently destroyed in the Mekong Delta Vinh Long Province.

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Older population in need of financial assistance

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Man arrested for smuggling 120,000 packs of cigarettes

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Man arrested for smuggling 120,000 packs of cigarettes

The city's inter-agency task force confiscated 120,000 cigarette packs valued at nearly half a billion dong (US$24,000), as they were being transported by truck to Ha Noi yesterday.

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Vietnam police seize large illegal cigarette haul worth $116,000

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Vietnam police seize large illegal cigarette haul worth $116,000

Police in the northern province of Quang Ninh Friday confiscated a large haul of some 80,000 packs of smuggled cigarettes worth VND2.5 billion (US$116,000).

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Ho Chi Minh City works to prevent goods smuggling

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Ho Chi Minh City’s market management force has inspected 68 business and goods-contribution units since the beginning of May, seizing over 8,370 smuggled cigarette packets and 11 motorcycles.

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Social News 26/4

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HCM City encourages children to wear helmet

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More than tonne of candy seized

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The Ha Noi City market management department, in co-ordination with Hoang Mai District police, seized 1,400kg of illegally imported candy.

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Large quantity of smuggled goods seized

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Large quantity of smuggled goods seized

The central province of Quang Tri's Huong Hoa District police seized smuggled goods worth hundreds of millions of dong in Lao Bao Township on Thursday.

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Market watch arrests man for transporting smuggled cigarettes

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Market watch arrests man for transporting smuggled cigarettes

The Ha Noi Market Watch detained a man yesterday after he was found transporting 350 packs of smuggled cigarettes of the Hero and 555 brands.

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India's bidi workers suffer for 1,000-a-day habit

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India's bidi workers suffer for 1,000-a-day habit

Zainab Begum Alvi and her band of young helpers hunch over baskets filled with tobacco flakes and dried leaves, trying to roll a thousand dirt-cheap cigarettes a day at the behest of India's powerful bidi barons.

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6,000 smuggled cigarette packs seized in Phu Quoc

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6,000 smuggled cigarette packs seized in Phu Quoc

About 6,000 packs of smuggled foreign cigarettes were discovered and confiscated in the southern province of Kien Giang.

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Smuggled cigarettes seized by authorities

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

In the six months since the Government issued Instruction No 3 on cracking down on cigarette smuggling, the market watchdog has busted 9,400 cases and fined 4,800, 58 per cent and 36 per cent more than in the same period last year, the Ministry of Industry and Trade's Market Watch Department announced.

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