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[Vietnam] Could Ending Hanoi's Grip on Cigarette Sales Lower Smoking Rates?

the regime's anti-smoking campaign so far is largely cosmetic. Among Vietnam's few profitable state-owned companies are beer and cigarette firms. Tobacco taxes, besides, make up more than three percent of the national budget.
New America Media
added Oct 2, 2013 03:03

[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

[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

[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

[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

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

[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

[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

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

[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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