HCMC parking lots at high risk of fire

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HCMC parking lots at high risk of fire

Many parking lots in Ho Chi Minh City – which often house hundreds of motorbikes – are not equipped with proper firefighting tools, thus running a huge risk of fire, a Tuoi Tre newspaper survey has found.

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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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Young male smokers may raise obesity risk in their future sons

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Young male smokers may raise obesity risk in their future sons

LONDON - Men who start smoking before the age of 11 risk having sons who are overweight, British researchers have found, adding to evidence that lifestyle factors even in childhood can affect the health of future offspring.

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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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Man arrested for growing cannabis at home in northern Vietnam

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Man arrested for growing cannabis at home in northern Vietnam

Marijuana plants found in pots on the third floor of a house in Hai Phong March 19. Photo courtesy of Tuoi Tre

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China tobacco ban faces hurdles to beat habit

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Midway through Premier Li Keqiang’s opening speech at China’s legislative meeting, delegate Gai Ruyin slipped out for a cigarette break.

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E-cigarettes linked to high odds of smoking among U.S. teens: study

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E-cigarettes linked to high odds of smoking among U.S. teens: study

E-cigarettes, promoted as a way to quit regular cigarettes, are actually associated with higher odds of cigarette smoking among U.S. teens, U.S. researchers said Thursday.

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Many skeptical about tobacco tax hike goals

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Many skeptical about tobacco tax hike goals

The jury is still out on whether a higher tax would help scale down smoking and its possible impacts on the tobacco industry and state coffers.

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Vietnam loses $300 mln in annual tax over smuggled cigarettes

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Vietnam loses $300 mln in annual tax over smuggled cigarettes

The Vietnamese government has lost VND6.5 trillion (US$306 million) in tax collection on an annual basis over the last five years due to cigarette smuggling, the Vietnam Tobacco Association said Tuesday.

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Vietnam loses $300 mln in annual tax over smuggled cigarettes

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Vietnam loses $300 mln in annual tax over smuggled cigarettes

The Vietnamese government has lost VND6.5 trillion (US$306 million) in tax collection on an annual basis over the last five years due to cigarette smuggling, the Vietnam Tobacco Association said Tuesday.

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Passive smoking causes irreversible damage to kids' arteries

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Passive smoking causes irreversible damage to kids' arteries

Exposure to second-hand smoke in childhood causes irreversible damage to children's arteries - increasing their risk of heart attacks or strokes when they grow up, according to a large international study published on Wednesday.

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Horror photos on cigarette packets actually do work

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Readers share with Viet Nam News their opinions on pictures depicting the consequences of smoking being added to cigarette packets sold in Viet Nam for almost six months.

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Social News Headlines 24/2

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Social News Headlines 24/2

Paying US visa fees via post office

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“Vietnam without cigarette smoke” campaign launched

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“Vietnam without cigarette smoke” campaign launched

With an aim to reduce smoking in Vietnam and spread awareness of the harmful effects of smoking, the Health Ministry and the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee have jointly launched the media campaign “Vietnam without cigarette smoke.”

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Anti-Smoking Media Campaign launched

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee, the Ministry of Health, and World Lung Foundation launched an anti-smoking media campaign in Hanoi on February 22.

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