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E-cigarettes, similar products banned from airports, aircraft: BCAS

February 13, 2020 4:44 am

Distribution, sale, storage and advertisement of such products is prohibited on any airport premises or any aircraft departing or arriving in India, the agency added.

Worldwide, the number of men using tobacco products has finally started to decline: WHO

December 20, 2019 9:21 am

Four out of five tobacco users globally are men, so declines of tobacco consumption in males marks a turning point for the fight against tobacco.

Prohibition of e-cigarette Bill passed, FDA seeks permission to take action

December 03, 2019 8:31 am

With flavoured and scented tobacco banned since 2012, FDA officials in Maharashtra already have a system in place to prosecute offenders.

Rajya Sabha clears Bill banning e-cigarettes, Oppn points to conventional tobacco

December 03, 2019 2:01 am

The Bill, which got the Lok Sabha’s nod last week, will replace the Ordinance promulgated on September 18.

E-cigarette ban prevents a disease from becoming life-threatening

October 10, 2019 10:20 am

The country is struggling to control multiple addictions — tobacco, pan masala, alcohol, cannabis — among the youth. The government’s decision to ban e-cigarettes is the way forward towards an addiction-free society.

E-cigarettes banned so they don’t destroy our young: PM Modi

September 30, 2019 12:56 am

“The e-cigarette has been banned so that this new form of intoxication does not destroy our demographically young country,” he said.

Keep calm and vape on: UK embraces e-cigarettes, US cautious

September 28, 2019 4:51 pm

A leading British anti-tobacco charity, Ash, even called for e-cigarettes to be licensed as medicines and provided free to smokers trying to quit by Britain's government-funded health system.

Marijuana vape sales lag as lung illnesses rise in US

September 27, 2019 6:52 am

The ailment has sickened at least 805 people and killed 13.

Smoking is a choice. It doesn’t need government intervention

September 23, 2019 11:13 am

In an ideal world, none of us would indulge in self-defeating habits that we know, intellectually, are hastening our demise.

India, South Korea latest to take steps on e-cigarettes; other countries which don't think vaping is cool

September 20, 2019 9:11 pm

The Indian ban, which also covers the production, import and advertising of e-cigarettes, cuts off a huge future market from e-cigarette makers at a time when the number of people smoking worldwide is declining.