WHO urges stiff regulatory curbs on e-cigarettes

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WHO urges stiff regulatory curbs on e-cigarettes

The World Health Organization (WHO) called for stiff regulation of electronic cigarettes as well as bans on indoor use, advertising and sales to minors, in the latest bid to control the booming new market.

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Hanoi responds to World No Tobacco Day

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Hanoi responds to World No Tobacco Day

Hanoi agencies on May 31 signed a commitment with the municipal Health Department to prevent smoking in offices in response to World No Tobacco Day and National No Tobacco Week.

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Health campaigners hope tobacco tax hike will reduce consumption

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Health campaigners hope tobacco tax hike will reduce consumption

The Ministry of Health on May 30 held a meeting on the implementation of tax and retail price rises for tobacco products, in a bid to reduce consumption, in response to World No-Tobacco Day (May 31).

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Health ministry calls for higher tobacco tax

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Health ministry calls for higher tobacco tax

The Ministry of Health has proposed a road map for the increase of taxation on tobacco, with the aim of reducing consumption.

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WHO suggests graphic warnings in tobacco control

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WHO suggests graphic warnings in tobacco control

Smoking is a big problem in China, the world's largest tobacco consumer, and now the World Health Organization (WHO) wants tobacco warning labels to be more vivid.

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Experts seek ways to end smoking in Europe

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Experts seek ways to end smoking in Europe

European experts gave their warnings to insisting smokers in Europe at a conference here on Wednesday, as European countries are taking necessary rules and regulations to prevent the use of tobacco products.

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Will new taxes curb smoking and drinking in Vietnam?

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Báo Thanh Niên English 8 month(s) ago

For experts and analysts, the answer is a resounding ‘no’ while the Trans-Pacific Partnership could render anti-smoking laws toothless

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Smokeless tobacco use rings alarm in South-East Asia

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VietnamPlus English 14 month(s) ago

Around 250 million people consume smokeless tobacco in 11 countries in South-East Asia, accounting for 90 percent of global smokeless tobacco users, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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US’s controversial TPP proposal is smoking gun for corporate agenda

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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

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Tobacco taxes, smoking bans set to save millions of livesstudy

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Tobacco taxes, smoking bans set to save millions of livesstudy

GENEVA – Anti-smoking measures including higher taxes on tobacco products, bans on adverts and controls on lighting up in public places could prevent tens of millions of premature deaths across the world, researchers said on Monday.

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Hiring a smoker costs US firms $6,000 a head

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VietnamNet English 18 month(s) ago

Hiring a smoker costs US firms $6,000 a head

An employee who smokes costs his or her employer nearly $6,000 (4,500 euros) more per year than a non-smoker, according to a study of the United States published on Monday in the journal Tobacco Control.

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No Tobacco Day marked in HN

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Hanoi Times English 18 month(s) ago

The Hanoitimes - The Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization jointly held a meeting last week in Ha Noi to mark the World No Tobacco Day (May 31) and launch the National No Tobacco Week (May 25-31).

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World anti-tobacco day spurs national crackdown

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VietNam News English 18 month(s) ago 6 related news

A ban on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship would be a priority in Viet Nam in an effort to reduce the high cost of health care and human suffering caused by tobacco use, said Vice Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Xuyen.

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No Tobacco Day marked in Hanoi

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No Tobacco Day marked in Hanoi

The Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation jointly held a meeting in Hanoi on May 25 to mark the World No Tobacco Day (May 31) and launch the National No Tobacco Week (May 25-31).

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Art performance to mark World No Tobacco Day

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VOV News English 18 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news 2 related news

A modern physical drama will be held in Hanoi on May 25 to mobilize people to comply with the "Law on prevention and control of tobacco harms".

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