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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
September 27, 2019 6:52 am
The ailment has sickened at least 805 people and killed 13.
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.
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.
September 20, 2019 7:08 pm
On September 18, the Indian government approved an ordinance that prohibits the production, import, distribution and sale of electronic cigarettes, and proposes a jail term for violating the provisions.