E-cigarettes 'help smokers quit or cut down'

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E-cigarettes 'help smokers quit or cut down'

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

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Vietnam to hike excise taxes on alcohol, beer, tobacco in 2016

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Vietnam to hike excise taxes on alcohol, beer, tobacco in 2016

The excise tax rates on alcohol, beer and tobacco will begin to increase in a year’s time, under the revised Law on Special Consumption Tax, which will take effect on January 1, 2016.

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Annoying habits commonplace among Vietnamese students, office workers

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Annoying habits commonplace among Vietnamese students, office workers

Many Vietnamese students and office workers who are supposed to behave properly to suit their education level find nice habits a luxury.

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40,000 die of smoking-caused diseases every year in Vietnam

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40,000 die of smoking-caused diseases every year in Vietnam

Vietnam is one of 15 countries with the highest numbers of smokers in the world, and around 40,000 Vietnamese people die of smoking-caused diseases every year – or more than 100 people per day, the health ministry has warned.

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E-cigarettes contain up to 10 times carcinogens: Japan research

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E-cigarettes contain up to 10 times carcinogens: Japan research

E-cigarettes contain up to 10 times the level of cancer-causing agents in regular tobacco, Japanese scientists said Thursday, the latest blow to an invention once heralded as less harmful than smoking.

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Scandal-plagued former Washington mayor Marion Barry dies

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Marion Barry, the scandal-plagued former mayor of Washington, D.C., who was jailed for smoking crack cocaine before making a surprising return to office, died early on Sunday aged 78.

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Obesity 'costing same as smoking'

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Obesity 'costing same as smoking'

The worldwide cost of obesity is about the same as smoking or armed conflict and greater than both alcoholism and climate change, research has suggested.

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Nation set to impose higher taxes on tobacco

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Nation set to impose higher taxes on tobacco

Vietnam is set to apply higher taxes, along with other stricter measures, on cigarette trading to limit consumption.

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Time to quit the Cubans? Cigars may be as bad as cigarettes

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Time to quit the Cubans? Cigars may be as bad as cigarettes

Cigars may be as bad for your health as cigarettes, particularly among experienced smokers who deeply inhale the toxic substances they contain.

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Consumption tax increase requires corresponding anti-smuggling measures

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Consumption tax increase requires corresponding anti-smuggling measures

A plan to raise the special consumption tax should be closely linked to anti-smuggling efforts, National Assembly deputies stated during the ongoing 8th session in Hanoi on November 4.

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Government to raise tax on tobacco products

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Government to raise tax on tobacco products

The Government is planning to increase the special consumption tax imposed on tobacco products to raise income for the state budget and reduce the number of smokers.

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Gov't to raise tax on tobacco products

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 4 duplicate news

The Government is planning to increase the special consumption tax imposed on tobacco products to raise income for the state budget and reduce the number of smokers.

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Vietnamese spend over $1 billion per year on cigarettes

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Vietnamese spend over $1 billion per year on cigarettes

VietNamNet Bridge - With 16 million smokers, it is estimated that Vietnamese people pay about VND22 trillion ($1.05 billion) for cigarettes per year. This is also the amount of money spent for treatment of the five common diseases related to tobacco.

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Vietnam to increase tax on tobacco, alcohols

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Vietnam to increase tax on tobacco, alcohols

The government has proposed to increase luxury tax on tobacco to 70 percent in 2016 and 75 percent in 2019, from the current 65 percent, in an effort to reduce smoking rate among men.

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U.S. floats cutting tobacco from part of Pacific trade pact: sources

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U.S. floats cutting tobacco from part of Pacific trade pact: sources

The United States has floated excluding tobacco products from a key section of a 12-nation Pacific trade deal and signaled it may present a formal proposal to trading partners at talks in Australia, sources briefed on the negotiations said.

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