Matthew Myers, president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, said his group will go back to court if the FDA doesn’t clarify its timeline for the remaining decisions.
While e-cigarettes are relatively new, uncertainty about their longer-term effects do persist. But studies show that smoking disproportionately harms people
Doctor Vinayak Prasad said targeting children "with toxic and poisonous products is a criminal act. And it's a human rights violation."
Tobacco products kill about eight million people every year, taking a life every 4 seconds.
Even though e-cigarettes contain lower levels of carcinogens than conventional tobacco products, each vaping device releases ultrafine particles along with toxins that can actually damage blood vessels and encourage blood clotting, which may lead to heart attacks
The "e-juice" that fills the cartridges usually contain nicotine (which is extracted from tobacco), propylene glycol, flavourings and other chemicals.
Winter Session of Parliament: MPs seek death penalty, lynching for rapists; Rajya Sabha passes Bill banning e-cigarettes
Parliament proceedings on Monday were marked by irate legislators calling for stringent punishment for those convicted for rape.
Parliament Updates: Rajya Sabha passes Bill prohibiting e-cigarettes; don't doubt Centre's intention, says Harsh Vardhan
Parliament Updates: Rajya Sabha passed The Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Transport, Sale, Distribution, Storage and Advertisement) Bill, 2019. Meanwhile, both the Houses saw discussion on the Hyderabad rape and murder case, with the Opposition and Treasury benches uniting voices against the spate of crimes across the country.
The latest health risk to be associated with vaping: popcorn lung disease. This condition can cause irreparable damage to the airways.
Parliament Winter Session Day 8: Godse was a patriot, says Pragya Thakur in Lok Sabha; Sitharaman defends Centre on economic slowdown in Rajya Sabha
On the eighth day of Winter Session, Parliament took up some key bills, including the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Transport, Sale, Distribution, Storage and Advertisement) Bill, 2019, the Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill, 2019 and the Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (Merger of Union Territories) Bill, 2019. Rajya Sabha took up a short duration discussion on the economic situation and the Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill, 2019.
The ban would cover all flavoured e-cigarettes and e-liquid vaping products, including ones that are menthol flavoured.
Juul's mango, creme, fruit, and cucumber-flavoured vape pods will no longer be available for sale.
63 percent of Americans disagreed that “vaping is healthier than traditional cigarettes.”
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
Love, care have nothing to do with govt's e-cigarette ban; absurd to think people will stop vaping once stocks dry up
The ban on e-cigarettes and vaping devices is a win-win situation for the govt as on the one hand, it styles itself as a benefactor of public health, on the other hand, it puts a friendly arm around the tobacco industry and ensures that the jobs of those employed by it remain intact
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
How Fed rate cut will affect India, divestment policy should look beyond revenue collection; all this and more on Moneycontrol Pro
The Fed indicated that the US economy is largely stable. Thus, a global growth slowdown & trade uncertainty largely explain the cut.
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.
Banning e-cigarettes in India: Govt ignores science, law by opting for complete prohibition instead of regulation
The ENDS manufacturers, importers and sellers argue that it provides the adult smokers with an option to shift to cleaner nicotine consumption, thereby substantially reducing the health risks associated with combustible smoking.
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.