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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-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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[Asia-pacific] Indonesian company opposes Vietnamese tobacco firm’s claim to its products

An Indonesian tobacco firm has raised objection to a Vietnamese cigarette producer registering two of its brands. Sumatra Tobacco Trading Company (STTC), based in North Sumatra, has objected to Vietnam National Tobacco Corporation (Vinataba) registering
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Mar 14, 2016 19:13
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[Asia] Vietnamese spend over $1 billion per year on cigarettes

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.
Vietnam Net
added Oct 30, 2014 20:36
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[Asia, Vietnam] Black market tobacco ‘booming’ in HCM City

Illicit tobacco products are readily available in Ho Chi Minh City, causing numerous challenges as the booming black market reaches record levels.
Vietnam Net
added Jul 11, 2014 06:06
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[Vietnam] This is a non-smoking flight, but...

In-flight violations are not rare in Vietnam, especially with Vietnamese passengers, who often cite unimaginable reasons after being caught in the act.
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Sep 28, 2013 06:58
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[Asia, Vietnam] Cigarette smoking puts millions at risk

The latest statistics of the Ministry of Health show nearly 50 per cent of Vietnamese males and two per cent of females smoke cigarettes. And more than that, over 50 million Vietnamese are passive smokers at the workplace and at home, accounting for mor
Vietnam Net
added Jun 2, 2013 10:39
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[Asia, Vietnam] New smoking law defined

A new law on tobacco harm-reduction that bans smoking in public places such as schools, hospitals and workplaces took effect on May 1. But it immediately has been violated publicly.
Vietnam Net
added May 9, 2013 15:28
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Improve implementation of tobacco tax policies, ASEAN urged

This was the recommendation under the tobacco tax index issued by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA). The index was released during a regional workshop on strengthening tobacco tax administration in Siem Reap recently, which was attend
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Jul 26, 2017 14:17
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