E-cigarettes: Untold stories

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 day(s) ago 1 related news

The growing use of electronic cigarettes as a substitute for tobacco smoking has been a topic of great controversy, with much speculation over their potential risks and benefits. However, there are some different stories.

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15.6 million Vietnamese spend $1.4bn on smoking: survey

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15.6 million Vietnamese spend $1.4bn on smoking: survey

About 15.6 million adults in Vietnam consumed tobacco last year, the Ministry of Health announced Tuesday, citing findings of a global survey.

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65,000 packs of contraband cigarettes destroyed in southern Vietnam

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65,000 packs of contraband cigarettes destroyed in southern Vietnam

Authorities in the southern province of Ben Tre have destroyed a huge amount of recently-confiscated contraband goods, including tens of thousands of smuggled cigarette packs.

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Fuming cigarette maker exits local industry body

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VietStock FI English 2 month(s) ago

It has only been a week since legislation came into effect that requires cigarette manufacturers to apply graphic images and warning labels to their packaging, yet the tobacco industry has already suffered its first casuality as one of the country’s biggest cigarette distributors announced yesterday that it was severing all ties with the local industry body set up to protect the interests of cigarette producers.

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HCM City’s CPI increases 0.8 percent in June

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HCM City’s CPI increases 0.8 percent in June

Ho Chi Minh City’s June consumer price index (CPI) increased by 0.8 percent compared to May, the municipal Statistics Office announced on June 24.

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‘Vaping’ latest fad amongst Vietnamese youths

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‘Vaping’ latest fad amongst Vietnamese youths

Leaving behind the craze of shisha, youths in Vietnam are taking up the new trendy hobby of 'vaping,' or e-cigarette smoking, as health experts raise concerns over the drawbacks of the tobacco alternative.

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Nearly half of 2016 tax target already collected

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VietStock FI English 5 month(s) ago

In the first four months of the year, the government collected nearly half of its tax revenue target for all of 2016, local media reported yesterday, citing Kong Vibol, director of the General Department of Taxation (GDT).

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E-cigarette poisonings on rise in young kids

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E-cigarette poisonings on rise in young kids

Electronic cigarettes are sickening a growing number of young kids, usually because children drink the liquid nicotine that’s used in the devices, a U.S. study of poison center calls suggests.

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Vinataba’s monopoly aspirations go up in smoke

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Vinataba’s monopoly aspirations go up in smoke

The Vietnamese government last week stubbed out cigarette monopoly producer Vinataba’s self-serving ambitions to rid the local market of popular brands from Indonesia’s Sumatra Tobacco.

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CPI in HN, HCM City slightly increases

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CPI in HN, HCM City slightly increases

VGP - The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in March in Ho Chi Minh City and Ha Noi witnessed slight increases compared to the previous month.

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Vietnamese tobacco firm banned from producing cigarettes of Indonesian brands

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Vietnamese tobacco firm banned from producing cigarettes of Indonesian brands

Vietnam’s Ministry of Science and Technology has barred a Vietnamese cigarette producer from registering and producing two brands of an Indonesian tobacco company, citing its recent document sent to the Government Office and the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

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Alcohol, cigarette tax to increase on April 1

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VietStock FI English 6 month(s) ago

The General Department of Taxation has asked alcohol and cigarette firms to implement proposed increases in special tax on their products, as per a subdecree issued last December.

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Tiny village becomes Indonesian anti-smoking champion

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Tiny village becomes Indonesian anti-smoking champion

The village has become the first in Indonesia to impose a total ban on smoking.

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Expats’ take on young Vietnamese’s drinking, smoking habits

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Expats’ take on young Vietnamese’s drinking, smoking habits

A number of expats have shared their thoughts with Tuoi Tre News after a recent national report called young Vietnamese unfit and said they smoke a lot while also downing loads of alcohol.

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Indonesian company opposes Vietnamese tobacco firm’s claim to its products

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Indonesian company opposes Vietnamese tobacco firm’s claim to its products

An Indonesian tobacco firm has raised objection to a Vietnamese cigarette producer registering two of its brands.

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