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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Exposure to secondhand smoke drops in Việt Nam: new report

Việt Nam has seen a remarkable reduction in the exposure rate to secondhand smoke (SHS) over the past decade, an official has said. The news was revealed on Wednesay to participants at a conference on conducting tobacco harm-reduction activities in 2016.
Viet Nam News (vn)
added May 13, 2016 15:05

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Vietnam's nascent anti-smoking laws flouted by public, manufacturers

“The packs without the scary images sell for between 20-50 percent more,”...She more or less confirmed rumors that cigarette companies produced a surplus of image-free packaging during the transition period.Given the enormous profits at stake, tobacco com
Thanh Nien (vn)
added Jul 30, 2014 05:41

[Asia, Asia-pacific, USA, Vietnam] ARCHIVE: US's controversial TPP proposal is smoking gun for corporate agenda

would leave Vietnam vulnerable to Big Tobacco's global litigation campaign to bully countries out of backing down on their commitments to public health. "The US's failure to take this opportunity to lead in the fight against the largest preventable cause
Thanh Nien (vn)
added May 24, 2014 10:09

Prevalence of Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking Among Population Aged 15 Years or Older, Vietnam, 2010 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion Rural dwellers who are poor should be targeted in tobacco control programs. Further studies are needed that examine perceptions of the adverse health effects and the cultural factors of waterpipe tobacco smoking.
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added May 17, 2013 13:15

[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

[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] The forests dying out because of tobacco

Tobacco has not only harmed people, but also indirectly led to the forest devastation. In the harvesting season, people rush to chop down trees to get firewood to dry tobacco. This explains why the forests are devastated most seriously when the harvestin
Vietnam Net
added Jun 27, 2012 13:46

[Vietnam, Nebraska] 6 indicted over untaxed cigarettes in Neb.

Six people face federal charges for allegedly smuggling cigarettes from Vietnam and unlawfully selling them in Nebraska.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 3, 2012 23:02

[Vietnam] Model, singer fined for smoking and scanty clothes

HCM City Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism have imposed VND3.5 million ($170) each on supermodel Thanh Hang for smoking at Elle Show
Vietnam Net
added May 19, 2012 20:02

[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Taiwan customs seized enough tobacco to make 1.46 million packs of cigarettes

Approximately 18.6 metric tons of smuggled tobacco was seized at the Port of Taichung in central Taiwan early this month, Taichung Customs said on Wednesday. Two cargo containers registered as carrying tobacco leaf waste imported from Vietnam were opened
The China Post (tw)
added Jun 22, 2017 16:01
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