Hanoi (VNA) – Thanks to substantial efforts, Vietnam has brought down the percentage of smokers. However, with the appearance of e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products, the country is facing the risk of a second wave of health effects posed by smoking. Nguyen Huy Quang, Director of the Ministry of Health’s department for legal affairs, highlighted the issue recently while sharing information about proposals related to the management of e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products. “Silent killer” claiming 8.2 million lives every year Quang said an infectious disease like COVID-19 has spread around the globe and killed nearly 1 million people, disrupting all activities and becoming a great concern for all countries. Meanwhile, tobacco “silently” claims 8.2 million lives in the world every year. Experts held that e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products are currently a worrying issue since next-generation products are targeting the young to create a … [Read more...] about Risk of second wave of health effects posed by next-generation tobacco products imminent
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HCM City (VNA) - Food companies in the southern largest economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City have enough stocks to meet demand during Tet in mid-February, Trieu Do Hong Phuoc, head of the HCM City People’s Council's Committee for Economy and Budget, has said. Municipal authorities have stepped up inspection of food sold at wholesale markets to ensure safety during the festival, he said. Pham Khanh Phong Lan, head of the city’s Food Safety Management Board, said the board would closely monitor food production, processing, distribution, and import-export establishments. This year it plans to set up 20 teams of inspectors to check 8,187 establishments besides carrying out surprise inspections of those suspected of violating safety and hygiene regulations. A delegation from the People's Council’s Social and Cultural Committee will inspect food and agricultural products at wholesale markets such as Binh Dien, Binh Tay and Binh Tien. Cao Van Thanh, … [Read more...] about HCM City works to ensure food safety, steady prices during Tet