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The smoking rate among male students increased from 3.6 per cent to 4.3 per cent and from 1.5 per cent to 2.8 per cent in female students.

Doctors warn of toxic drugs in e-cigarettes

More cases of e-cigarette poisoning have been reported.

Use of e-cigarettes by youth rockets with easy availability at shops

Many students and young people have been hospitalized in a deep coma after using e-cigarettes, which are easy to buy.

Use of toxic e-cigarettes among students on the rise

After a trial smoke, T lost consciousness, was foaming at the mouth, and his limbs were curled up. Two days later, T regained consciousness at the hospital, but was still in the status of extreme fear.

Worrying rise in number of young people vaping in Vietnam

A 15-year-old boy from Hanoi’s Thach That District was taken to Saint Paul Hospital early this month, after falling into a vaping-induced coma. He is one of the many young people in Vietnam who have taken up the habit. 

E-cigarettes must be banned in Vietnam: policymakers

E-cigarettes, called Vape or new-generation cigarettes, will cause serious harm to young generation in Vietnam.

E-cigarette use on the rise: Expert

Vietnam has seen certain achievements made in tobacco harm prevention and control but challenges continue to emerge, including the increasing trend of smoking e-cigarettes, Associate Professor and Dr Luong Ngoc Khue has said.

Vietnam needs framework for new-generation cigarettes, say experts

Vietnam should not legalise the use of e-cigarettes and heated-tobacco-products (HTPs) immediately but conduct a pilot phase allowing the production, import and trading of this new-generation cigarettes in the country, officials have said.

VN Health Ministry proposes e-cigarette and shisha ban

Nguyen Huy Quang, head of the Ministry of Health’s Legal Affairs Department talks to about the ministry’s proposal to ban e-cigarettes and shisha.

E-cigarettes 'should be on prescription'

 E-cigarettes should be available on prescription, according to Public Health England (PHE).

Higher nicotine in e-cigarettes tied to higher risk of teen smoking

 Teens who vape, or use e-cigarettes, may be more likely to develop a regular smoking habit when the liquid they use in their vaping devices has higher concentrations of nicotine, 

Study of cancer-causing toxins finds e-cigarettes much safer than smoking

 Consuming e-cigarettes is far safer and less toxic than smoking conventional tobacco cigarettes, according to the findings of a study analyzing levels of dangerous and cancer-causing substances in the body.

Drinking, drug use largely down among U.S. teens in 2016

The use of alcohol, marijuana, prescription medications and illicit substances declined among U.S. teens again in 2016, continuing a long-term trend,

Teens most drawn to e-cigarettes by online ads

 While many forms of e-cigarette advertising increase the odds that teens will try the devices, a new U.S. study suggests that this generation of digital natives is most enticed by promotions they see online.

E-cigarettes 'help smokers quit or cut down'

 E-cigarettes can help smokers stop or reduce their habit, a respected international review has confirmed.

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.

E-cigarettes sale stays out of control

 VietNamNet Bridge – Ad pieces about e-cigarettes have been flooding websites, while e-cigarettes have been available everywhere. Meanwhile, state management agencies still cannot put the products under their control.