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In first Mann ki Baat since return from US, Narendra Modi supports e-cigarette ban, calls for equality ahead of Navratri
India

In first Mann ki Baat since return from US, Narendra Modi supports e-cigarette ban, calls for equality ahead of Navratri

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who received a 'rousing' welcome on his return from a week-long visit to the United States which saw his participation in the 'Howdy, Modi' event and the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), on Sunday addressed a 'Mann ki Baat' in which he touched upon a range of topics from the ban on e-cigarettes, to Lata Mangeshkar's 90th birthday.

E-cigarette ban: Is vaping as harmless as some think it to be
Health

E-cigarette ban: Is vaping as harmless as some think it to be

Studies show that while smoking increases the risk of cancer with time, vaping for just one year can cause serious lung damage and seizures.

Evolution of e-cigarettes: A timeline of the rise of vaping devices and subsequent ban in multiple countries
India

Evolution of e-cigarettes: A timeline of the rise of vaping devices and subsequent ban in multiple countries

A draft ordinance that the Health Ministry had proposed suggests a jail term of up to one year along with a penalty of Rs 1 lakh against first-time violators

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Modi kicks off Maha poll campaign, e-cigarette ban, teaser loans; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Modi kicks off Maha poll campaign, e-cigarette ban, teaser loans; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Narendra Modi kicks off Maharashtra poll campaign in Nashik, e-cigarette ban, teaser loans, review of Netflix series Unbelievable; today's must-read stories

US-based group praises India's move to ban e-cigarettes, says a 'bold effort' to protect youth from nicotine addiction
World

US-based group praises India's move to ban e-cigarettes, says a 'bold effort' to protect youth from nicotine addiction

India has become a leader in the global fight against a youth e-cigarette epidemic by taking a "historic" decision to ban such nicotine and tobacco products, a US-based top advocacy group has said

Ban on e-cigarettes does not apply to use of devices, only for manufacture, sale, advertisement, distribution: Senior health ministry official
India

Ban on e-cigarettes does not apply to use of devices, only for manufacture, sale, advertisement, distribution: Senior health ministry official

The e-cigarette ban won't apply to their use — the government was prepared to defend its decision if it’s challenged in a court, according to a health ministry official.

Tobacco farmers, merchants in Gujarat urge Centre to reconsider ban on e-cigarettes, say farmers will be severely affected
India

Tobacco farmers, merchants in Gujarat urge Centre to reconsider ban on e-cigarettes, say farmers will be severely affected

An organization of tobacco farmers and merchants in Gujarat on Wednesday urged the Union government to reconsider its decision to ban e-cigarettes.

India joins the bandwagon: Bans e-cigarettes, warns of epidemic among young people
India

India joins the bandwagon: Bans e-cigarettes, warns of epidemic among young people

The Indian prohibition will be imposed through an executive order and will include jail terms of up to three years for offenders.

E-cigarettes banned nationwide: Twitterati calls govt's decision a 'good move, but not good enough'
India

E-cigarettes banned nationwide: Twitterati calls govt's decision a 'good move, but not good enough'

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharam addressed a press conference today in Delhi to announce that the Cabinet has approved the decision to ban e-cigarettes. E-cigarettes are battery-operated hand-held devices that resemble cigarettes, but don’t burn tobacco.

E-cigarettes, vapes to be banned nationwide as Cabinet brands them a harmful 'style statement' for India's youth
India

E-cigarettes, vapes to be banned nationwide as Cabinet brands them a harmful 'style statement' for India's youth

The ban is yet to be implemented, and may lapse if it doesn't seek the approval of lawmakers and the President, which will likely be sought in November this year.

India bans production and import of e-cigarettes in 'public health move' pending final session in November
India

India bans production and import of e-cigarettes in 'public health move' pending final session in November

India has 106 million adult smokers, making it a lucrative market for firms such as Juul and Philip Morris.

Using e-cigarettes to quit smoking shows 95 percent more success: Study of 19,000 smokers
science

Using e-cigarettes to quit smoking shows 95 percent more success: Study of 19,000 smokers

The study involved almost 19,000 people in England who had tried to quit smoking in the preceding 12 months