Vietnamese spend $1.38bn a year on cigarettes

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

The Vietnamese population spends a total of VND31 trillion (US$1.38 billion) a year on cigarettes, according to statistics released by Vietnam’s Ministry of Health.

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Global smoking deaths up by 5% since 1990: study

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

The percentage of men and women who use tobacco every day has dropped in most nations since 1990, but the total number of smokers and tobacco-related deaths has increased, a consortium of researchers reported Thursday.

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Thailand approves tobacco control law

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SaiGon GP English 6 month(s) ago

The National Legislative Assembly of Thailand has passed the tobacco control law, aiming for better control of tobacco products and protecting people’s health, source from Vnplus.

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Smoking costs $1 trillion, soon to kill 8 million a year: WHO/NCI study

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Báo Đầu Tư English 7 month(s) ago

Smoking costs the global economy more than $1 trillion a year, and will kill one third more people by 2030 than it does now, according to a study by the World Health Organization and the U.S. National Cancer Institute published on Tuesday.

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Fine on smoking in public places not easy

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SaiGon GP English 9 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Health said at a seminar that there has been little achievement in smoking fine in public places.

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E-cigarettes: Untold stories

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Báo Đầu Tư English 11 month(s) ago 1 related news

The growing use of electronic cigarettes as a substitute for tobacco smoking has been a topic of great controversy, with much speculation over their potential risks and benefits. However, there are some different stories.

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Unenforced laws allow smoking in public places

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 11 month(s) ago 1 related news

Despite a law banning public smoking since 2013, smokers in Vietnam have shown been unwilling to obey the regulation.

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Vietnam still has 15.6 million smokers despite recent drop

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Báo Thanh Niên English 12 month(s) ago

Vietnam still has 15.6 million smokers despite recent drop

The smoking population in Vietnam has declined over the past five years, albeit at a slow rate, as officials say a smoking ban for indoor spaces have brought about changes.

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Vietnam among countries with high rate of smokers

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Vietnam among countries with high rate of smokers

Vietnam is among the countries having the highest rates of smokers, heard a conference in Hanoi on September 6 to announce the results of a survey on tobacco use of adults in Vietnam.

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Can this herbal mouthwash in Vietnam cure your nicotine addiction?

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 12 month(s) ago

Can this herbal mouthwash in Vietnam cure your nicotine addiction?

Mouthwashes said to be made from a range of natural herbs are being promoted in Vietnam as an effective aid to quit smoking, and claimed to be able to end users' nicotine craving in less than a week.

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What’s in cigarette smoke? Most people don’t know

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Báo Thanh Niên English 14 month(s) ago

What’s in cigarette smoke? Most people don’t know

Many people in a recent study said they’d tried to find out what chemicals are in tobacco products or smoke, but most were not familiar with components other than nicotine.

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Smokers may try to quit 30 times before it sticks

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Báo Thanh Niên English 15 month(s) ago

Smokers may try to quit 30 times before it sticks

A cigarette end is seen on a pavement in Seville, southern Spain May 31, 2016. Photo: Reuters/Marcelo del Pozo

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Smoking claims over 100 lives every day in Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 16 month(s) ago

Smoking claims over 100 lives every day in Vietnam

Vietnam is among countries where smoking is most widely prevalent, losing more than 100 people a day to the habit and facing a huge financial burden, according to official figures.

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Hanoi restaurants want help on smoking ban

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Báo Dân Trí English 16 month(s) ago

Hanoi restaurants want help on smoking ban

Even though a smoking ban in restaurants has been implemented long ago, many restaurants in Hanoi are reluctant to be too strict with customers.

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Despite smokers decrease, country listed in 15 nations with most smokers

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SaiGon GP English 16 month(s) ago

Despite smokers decrease, country listed in 15 nations with most smokers

Though the number of Vietnamese smokers reduced, the country is still one of nations who have high rate of smokers in the world, said the Ministry of Health at a meeting held yesterday in response to the No Tobacco Week and the World No Tobacco Day (on May31)

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