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
Use of e-cigarettes by youth rockets with easy availability at shops
Use of toxic e-cigarettes among students on the rise
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.