Fifty percent of Hanoi men addicted to smoking

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Fifty percent of Hanoi men addicted to smoking

VietNamNet Bridge – Half the men in Ha Noi are addicted to smoking tobacco, according to Viet Nam Steering Committee on Smoking and Health.

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UK study endorses "game-changing" e-cigarettes for first time

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UK study endorses 'game-changing' e-cigarettes for first time

LONDON - Health officials in Britain have for the first time endorsed e-cigarettes, saying they are 95 percent safer than tobacco equivalents and even suggesting doctors should be able to prescribe the "game-changing" devices to smokers trying to quit.

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Tobacco use rampant among men in Hanoi

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Tobacco use rampant among men in Hanoi

The prevalence of tobacco use in Hanoi is relatively high among men at about 47.4%, as many smokers are not aware of the negative health effects of smoking while others find it hard to quit the habit, said the Hanoi Steering Committee on Smoking and Health.

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Tobacco use rampant among men in Hanoi

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Tobacco use rampant among men in Hanoi

The prevalence of tobacco use in Hanoi is relatively high among men at about 47.4%, as many smokers are not aware of the negative health effects of smoking while others find it hard to quit the habit, said the Hanoi Steering Committee on Smoking and Health.

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Vietnam will curb alcohol consumption, ban smoking in 2035

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Vietnam will curb alcohol consumption, ban smoking in 2035

Editor’s note: In 2035, Vietnam would pride itself on lower consumption of beer and alcohol and no smoking, Nguyen Bich Thuy, a 28-year-old female contestant in the “Ky Vong Viet Nam 20 Nam Toi” (“My Expectations for Vietnam in 20 Years”) writing competition, said in her entry.

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Vietnam Airlines crew ties up Aussie passenger for resisting smoking ban

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Vietnam Airlines crew ties up Aussie passenger for resisting smoking ban

Crew members on a Vietnam Airlines flight from Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday had to tie up a Vietnamese-Australian man after he resisted their order and locked himself inside a toilet to smoke.

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Smoking 'may play schizophrenia role'

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Smoking 'may play schizophrenia role'

Smoking could play a direct role in the development of schizophrenia and needs to be investigated, researchers say.

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Riding with a junkie truck driver in Ho Chi Minh City

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Riding with a junkie truck driver in Ho Chi Minh City

Many drivers who are drug addicts are unable to continue driving their container trucks during a transport trip without using drugs, as a Tuoi Tre investigative report in Ho Chi Minh City has shown.

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Social News 7/6

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Social News 7/6

Mong Cai border gate working hours extended

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Country to decrease adult smokers from 47.4 percent to 39 percent by 2020

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Country to decrease adult smokers from 47.4 percent to 39 percent by 2020

Vietnam target to decrease the number of adult smokers from 47.4 percent to 39 percent by 2020, said Head of the Medical Examination and Treatment Department under the Ministry of Health Luong Ngoc Khue at a march on May 30 in Ho Chi Minh City to mark the World No Tobacco Day and the National Non-tobacco Week from May 25 to 31.

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Social News 1/6

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Social News 1/6

Hot Hanoi flocks to lakes, rivers for escape

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Beijing rolls out harshest smoking ban in China

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

The harshest smoking rules ever seen in China go into effect today in Beijing. Bloomberg’s Yvonne Man reports on “First Up.”

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Appeal for greater women’s role in creating smoke-free homes

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Appeal for greater women’s role in creating smoke-free homes

A meeting was held in Hanoi on May 31 to deliver the message on the role of women in creating a smoke-free home towards a smoke-free environment.

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Appeal for greater women’s role in creating smoke-free homes

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Appeal for greater women’s role in creating smoke-free homes

A meeting was held in Hanoi on May 31 to deliver the message on the role of women in creating a smoke-free home towards a smoke-free environment.

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China capital to roll out tough anti-smoking laws

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China capital to roll out tough anti-smoking laws

Beijing will ban smoking in restaurants, offices and on public transport from Monday, part of unprecedented new curbs welcomed by anti-tobacco advocates, though how they will be enforced remains to be seen.

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