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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Hanoi to build ‘smoke-free’ tourist sites, workplaces this year

The Hanoi government has requested that competent agencies take action to build models of smoke-free environments, including tourist sites and workplaces, this year for the sake of society and health. The Vietnamese capital city will make available sever
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Mar 9, 2015 11:24
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Australian passenger fined $187 for smoking on Vietnam Airlines plane

Flight attendants caught Tuan smoking in the restroom of the plane after the cockpit detected signals from a fire alarm device. They also found an open pack of cigarettes that Tuan left in the toilet.
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Feb 13, 2015 17:50
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[Asia, Vietnam] Tobacco Association increases aid for curbing tobacco smuggling

Viet Nam Tobacco Association recently announced that they will increase the aid for catching tobacco smugglers from VND1,100 (US$0.05) to VND3,500 (US$0.17) per pack of fake tobacco seized.
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Feb 10, 2015 22:03
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[Asia] Vietnam orders tobacco firms to pay more for anti-smuggling fund

tobacco firms have been asked to more than triple their contribution to a compulsory funding initiative aimed at cracking down on contraband in the country.
Baomoi (vn)
added Feb 10, 2015 21:59
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Authorities crackdown on tobacco smuggling

Controlling the trading and transportation of smuggled tobacco products in the local tobacco market has to be given top priority, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT).
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Jan 16, 2015 12:17
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Vietnam league organizer encourages fans, officials, coaches not to smoke in new season

Smoking should be kept to a minimum in the stands and technical areas during the matches of the top-flight V-League from the 2015 season which will start in January, the Vietnam Professional Football (VPF) has announced, citing new regulations.
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Dec 25, 2014 11:35
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Education Ministry prohibits smoking, alcohol drinking in schools

The directive said that tobacco-use is prohibited in premises of university, institute, and education management facilities as well as preschools, senior and junior high schools, IT and language teaching centers.
Sai Gon Giai Phong (vn)
added Dec 23, 2014 21:57
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Direct and indirect costs of smoking in Vietnam [FREE FULL TEXT]

The existing estimates of the costs associated with smoking in Vietnam indicate that the society suffered an economic loss due to tobacco use. The two existing estimates of the costs of smoking in Vietnam suffer from major limitations that result in und
Tobacco Control
added Dec 16, 2014 03:13
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[Asia, Vietnam] Cigarette smuggling up nation-wide

Lack of cooperation between the coast guard, police, market watchdogs and local governments have all contributed to an increase in cigarette smuggling, experts have warned.
Vietnam Net
added Dec 4, 2014 21:17
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40,000 die of smoking-caused diseases every year in Vietnam

Vietnam is one of 15 countries with the highest numbers of smokers in the world, and around 40,000 Vietnamese people die of smoking-caused diseases every year – or more than 100 people per day, the health ministry has warned.
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Dec 1, 2014 06:41
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