Smoking rate among men falls in 2020 Society

Smoking rate among men falls in 2020

The smoking rate among men in many provinces and cities last year fell compared to 2017 as a result of agencies’ efforts to implement tobacco harm-prevention programmes, Dr Phan Thi Hai, deputy head of the Tobacco Harm Prevention Fund, said at a conference held in HCM City last week.
Health ministry wants everyone to stop smoking Health

Health ministry wants everyone to stop smoking

Quitting smoking would help create a healthy environment for each individual, family and society, said Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Truong Son at a meeting held in Hanoi on May 29 to respond to World No Tobacco Day (May 31) and National No Tobacco Week (May 25-31).
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Vietnam to increase tax on tobacco, beer, spirits

Vietnamese lawmakers have agreed to raise the special consumption tax (SCT) imposed on tobacco, beer and spirits, as proposed by the Government, from 2016, with a view to curbing consumption of those items that are harmful to health.
Hanoi responds to World No Tobacco Day Health

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.