Scandal-plagued former Washington mayor Marion Barry dies

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Marion Barry, the scandal-plagued former mayor of Washington, D.C., who was jailed for smoking crack cocaine before making a surprising return to office, died early on Sunday aged 78.

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Obesity 'costing same as smoking'

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Obesity 'costing same as smoking'

The worldwide cost of obesity is about the same as smoking or armed conflict and greater than both alcoholism and climate change, research has suggested.

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Nation set to impose higher taxes on tobacco

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Nation set to impose higher taxes on tobacco

Vietnam is set to apply higher taxes, along with other stricter measures, on cigarette trading to limit consumption.

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Time to quit the Cubans? Cigars may be as bad as cigarettes

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Time to quit the Cubans? Cigars may be as bad as cigarettes

Cigars may be as bad for your health as cigarettes, particularly among experienced smokers who deeply inhale the toxic substances they contain.

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Consumption tax increase requires corresponding anti-smuggling measures

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Consumption tax increase requires corresponding anti-smuggling measures

A plan to raise the special consumption tax should be closely linked to anti-smuggling efforts, National Assembly deputies stated during the ongoing 8th session in Hanoi on November 4.

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Government to raise tax on tobacco products

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Government to raise tax on tobacco products

The Government is planning to increase the special consumption tax imposed on tobacco products to raise income for the state budget and reduce the number of smokers.

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Gov't to raise tax on tobacco products

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago 4 duplicate news

The Government is planning to increase the special consumption tax imposed on tobacco products to raise income for the state budget and reduce the number of smokers.

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Vietnamese spend over $1 billion per year on cigarettes

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Vietnamese spend over $1 billion per year on cigarettes

VietNamNet Bridge - With 16 million smokers, it is estimated that Vietnamese people pay about VND22 trillion ($1.05 billion) for cigarettes per year. This is also the amount of money spent for treatment of the five common diseases related to tobacco.

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Vietnam to increase tax on tobacco, alcohols

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Vietnam to increase tax on tobacco, alcohols

The government has proposed to increase luxury tax on tobacco to 70 percent in 2016 and 75 percent in 2019, from the current 65 percent, in an effort to reduce smoking rate among men.

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U.S. floats cutting tobacco from part of Pacific trade pact: sources

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U.S. floats cutting tobacco from part of Pacific trade pact: sources

The United States has floated excluding tobacco products from a key section of a 12-nation Pacific trade deal and signaled it may present a formal proposal to trading partners at talks in Australia, sources briefed on the negotiations said.

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PM orders stop to tobacco smuggling

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Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung issued a directive on Tuesday ordering ministries and relevant agencies throughout the country to curb tobacco smuggling.

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Vietnam to increase tax on tobacco, beer, spirits

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Vietnamese lawmakers have agreed to raise the special consumption tax (SCT) imposed on tobacco, beer and spirits, as proposed by the Government, from 2016, with a view to curbing consumption of those items that are harmful to health.

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Vietnam appeases Big Tobacco with toothless taxes

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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, health groups say.

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Health Ministry proposes tax hike on tobacco products

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Health Ministry proposes tax hike on tobacco products

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Health has proposed to raise the tax rates on tobacco to 105% in 2015 and 145% in 2018.

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Experts urge Vietnam to aim higher with tobacco tax

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Experts urge Vietnam to aim higher with tobacco tax

Experts say Vietnam should raise its tax on tobacco beyond the Ministry of Finance's modest plan in order to curb smoking and raise much-needed funds.

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