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[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
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Brunei, USA, Vietnam] US’s controversial TPP proposal is smoking gun for corporate agenda

Vietnam and other countries involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations face aggressive interference from Big Tobacco in the passage and implementation of public health policies, critics warn
Thanh Nien (vn)
added Sep 4, 2013 12:44
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[California] LAM: Smoking Is an Epidemic in Vietnam

Taking and offering cigarettes is how friends and associates greet ... decree 72, which makes it illegal for citizens to share news articles online. So if there's an important news story about smoking and its effects, or for that matter, a fast moving v
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 30, 2013 07:28
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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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World No Tobacco Day Vietnam: social media, a bike rally and public transport get the message out

Dr Sarah England from Bloomberg Philanthropies expressed congratulations for the approval of Vietnam’s new tobacco control law and conveyed an official letter of Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of New York city to the Vietnam Prime Minister for the great achiev
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jun 29, 2013 10:05
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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] Anti-tobacco must begin from the Congress

the hallway was filled with cigarette smoke. It looked terrible," said deputy Cuong. He stressed that the implementation of the law must seriously begin from the Congress because this is the law-making agency. He added that in the offices of the NA commi
Vietnam Net
added May 20, 2013 09:46
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[Ireland, Vietnam] 'I'm a smoking, swearing Mother Teresa' - O'Kne

COMEDIAN Deirdre O'Kane moved her husband and two young kids to Vietnam to work on her new movie. The 45-year-old will be seen on our screens depicting charity campaigner Christina Noble in the coming months. And to get ready for the role, which she des
Evening Herald (ie)
added May 9, 2013 18:45
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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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[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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