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Hanoi hosts meeting to mark World No Tobacco Day

Hanoi hosts meeting to mark World No Tobacco Day

VOV.VN - A meeting took place in Hanoi on May 29 to mark World No Tobacco Day (May 31), in addition to National No Tobacco Week which will run from May 25 to May 31, with the main aim of protecting younger generations from the impact of tobacco advertisements and cigarette use.

Vietnamese youth respond to World No Tobacco Day

Vietnamese youth respond to World No Tobacco Day

VOV.VN - The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union of HCM city along with the Fund for the Prevention of Tobacco Harms under the Ministry of Health held a meeting in Hanoi on May 31 in response to World No Tobacco Day and the National No Tobacco Week from May 25-31.

Meeting responds to World No Tobacco Day

Meeting responds to World No Tobacco Day

A meting was held in Hanoi on May 26 in response to the World No Tobacco Day (May 31) and the National No Tobacco Week (May 25-31) following the theme “tobacco and lung diseases”.

Tobacco causes socio-economic burden: Minister

Tobacco causes socio-economic burden: Minister

Smoking has created an economic burden to not only smokers and their families but also society, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien at a meeting held in response to the World No Tobacco Day in Hanoi on May 31.

Tobacco kills 7 million people every year

Tobacco kills 7 million people every year

The World Health Organization has revealed that tobacco kills more than seven million people each year, and 80% of them live in low-and middle-income countries.

Smuggled cigarettes a serious health hazard

Smuggled cigarettes a serious health hazard

Vietnamese consumers must become more aware of the health dangers of illicit tobacco products, including smuggled cigarettes, experts urged at a seminar held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 2.

May 31 is World No Tobacco Day

May 31 is World No Tobacco Day

(VOV) - World No Tobacco Day – observed each May 31st – is intended to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption.