E-cigarettes News

Over 1,000 doctors across India write to PM Modi to continue ban on e-cigarettes

The doctors who wrote to the Prime Minister are associated with the Voice of Tobacco Victims (VoTV) campaign. Some of them said that members of their fraternity are being influenced by the ENDS lobby.

E-cigarettes can cause heart attacks, vascular diseases and depression: Study

A US study shows that e-cigarettes are harmful, with vapers risking heart disease and depression. But conventional cigarettes are even more dangerous.


Heated tobacco devices equally harmful as e-cigarettes, smoking: Study

The study has compared new heated tobacco devices, which heat solid tobacco instead of an e-liquid, with vaping and traditional cigarettes showing that all the three are toxic to the cells.

Initiated steps to ban e-cigarettes: Delhi govt to HC

Earlier, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare had told the court that nicotine addiction through e-cigarettes among young people may lead them to try conventional tobacco products and it was considering a ban on the item.

Maharashtra FDA approaches law and judiciary dept over ban on e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes, also called electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), were invented in 2003 and became popular in India in the last decade.

Ban on e-cigarettes likely, FDA set to draft resolution

An e-cigarette or an Electronic Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS) is a smoking battery-operated device that uses liquid nicotine, propylene glycol, water, glycerin and flavour to give a user the sense of smoking a real cigarette.


E-cigarettes: Understanding the e-puff situation in India, challenges new fad presents

Selling e-cigarettes has attracted a conviction in Punjab, Maharashtra has taken steps towards a ban, and the Centre last month asked experts to assess its dangers

E-cigarettes may do more benefit than harm: Experts

A team of experts has found that use of e-cigarettes can reduce overall smoking and mortality rates.

Flavoured e-cigarettes can damage lungs, says Harvard study

Flavouring chemicals used in fruit, alcohol and candy-flavoured e-cigarettes may be as controversial as nicotine.

Twitter new market for e-cigarettes?

E-cigarettes are being routinely advertised in traditional and social media including twitter, claims a new study.