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[Vietnam] Viet Nam finally implements sweeping new smoking laws

The Law on Tobacco Harm-reduction that takes effect this month bans smoking in public places and selling tobacco products to those under 18. The law, which took effect on May 1, prohibits selling tobacco products to anyone under 18 years of age.
Vietnam Net
added May 4, 2013 13:35

Vietnam Implements Antismoking Measures

On May 1, stricter laws aimed at reducing smoking will go into effect in Vietnam, Xinhua reports. The measures also will control the sale of tobacco. The emphasis of the new laws will be on making sure smoking bans in schools, hospitals, government build
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Apr 27, 2013 12:22

[Vietnam] Hanoi police smash tobacco trafficking ring

On January 6, Police in Hanoi announced that they had smashed a tobacco trafficking ring that had been trading in thousands of smuggled cigarette packages from a warehouse at the Hanoi train station.
Sai Gon Giai Phong (vn)
added Jan 7, 2013 13:43

Vietnamese lawmakers pass public smoking, tobacco advertising ban (blog)
added Jun 22, 2012 10:15

[Vietnam] Tobacco smuggling leaves tax take short

Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added May 15, 2012 19:29

[Vietnam] Pipe dream! Shocking moment tourist collapses from a massive nicotine hit after she smokes ultra-strong 'wild tobacco' that locals use as PESTICIDE

A video of a tourist fainting after inhaling tobacco so strong that it is used as a pesticide has gone viral. The footage, taken in Vietnam, shows an unidentified female tourist sitting at the side of a road with a small group of men who had invited her
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 9, 2017 17:26

[Asia-pacific, China] Vietnam sees dropping smoking rate in 5 years: ministry

Vietnam saw a dropping rate among smokers from 23.8 percent in 2010 to 22.5 percent in 2015, said the Ministry of Health (MoH) on Tuesday. The information was released at a seminar on results of Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) held by the MoH in Vietn
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 6, 2016 21:53

[Asia, Asia-pacific] 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...even more useless if Vietnam signs a US-led free trade pact - the Trans-Pacif
Thanh Nien (vn)
added Sep 26, 2014 07:15

LAM: Vietnam’s Other Dilemma: Smoking

smoking kills 40,000 people each year and if no measure is taken, nearly 10 percent of the Vietnamese population will have died from smoking-related diseases by 2030. So forget bird flu, smoking is a bona fide epidemic. "If you don't smoke people will t
Highbrow Magazine
added Oct 3, 2013 14:46

[Vietnam] Hanoi to forbid smoking in vehicles, aircraft and trams

Hanoi has just promulgated Plan 70, on implementing the National Strategy for Tobacco Harm Prevention toward 2020 in Hanoi. Under the plan, the city will ban smoking indoors and within the campus of medical facilities, educational facilities, facilities
Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) (vn)
added May 7, 2013 09:12
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