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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, Asia-pacific] Vietnam's Tobacco Problem

Campaigners are beginning to tackle smoking in one of the world’s most tobacco-friendly countries.... In Vietnam, the consumption of tobacco has a longstanding history: from the traditional chewing of tobacco leaves, to the unstoppable rise of manufactur
The Diplomat (jp)
added Jul 3, 2014 04:34
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Vietnam considers increasing tobacco tax

The Ministry of Health has proposed increasing the special consumption tax on tobacco from the current 65 percent to 105 percent in 2015 to discourage smoking. Under the proposed hike, the tobacco tax would reach 145 percent in 2018 and 155 percent in 20
Thanh Nien (vn)
added May 31, 2014 23:56
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Vietnam spends a billion buying tobacco every year: report

Vietnamese spend VND22 trillion (US$1.04 billion) a year on smoking, the Ministry of Health reported at a media meeting on Monday. It costs Vietnamese smokers VND22 trillion to buy tobacco annually, the health ministry said at the meeting held to celebr
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added May 27, 2014 15:28
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[Asia, Vietnam] Residents slow to accept HCM City's strict smoking ban

Many hotels and restaurants that had signed the commitment had not taken it seriously, according to Tran Lam Lan Huong, the programme's director. Non-smoking signs are posted everywhere in the hotel, especially in the bedrooms. Nguyen Vinh Toan, the hot
Vietnam Net
added Jun 30, 2013 12:15
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[Vietnam] 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. The measures are part of a long-term national strategy to combat tobacco damage that has been approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Jan 30, 2013 11:56
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[Vietnam] President promulgates six new laws

The Law on Tobacco Control regulates production, importation, transportation, storage and trade in tobacco materials and products. It also bans advertising of tobacco products or other direct marketing to consumers, and it prohibits all sales or provisio
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Jul 19, 2012 07:03
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[Asia, Cambodia] Export licenses for Vietnam

The Ministry of Commerce is calling for producers and exporters who have been dealing in dried tobacco leaves and milled rice to apply for licenses to export to Vietnam. Vietnam agreed to waive all duties on 300,000 tons of rice and 3,000 tons of drie
Khmer Times (kh)
added Jan 6, 2017 00:49
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Campaign launched against secondhand smoke

Việt Nam Women’s Union, in coordination with Việt Nam Tobacco Control Fund (Ministry of Health), officially launched a communication campaign on the harmful effects of secondhand smoke at a ceremony yesterday in Hà Nội. The campaign, titled "Protect your
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Dec 7, 2016 02:29
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[Asia-pacific] Nearly 30 million Vietnamese non-smokers are passive smokers

Cigarette smoke affects some 30 million non-smokers, especially women and children in Việt Nam, according to the Ministry of Health. Smoking is the main cause of lung cancer. Each year, Việt Nam witnesses an additional 20,000 cases of lung cancer and mor
Viet Nam News (vn)
added May 31, 2016 20:50
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