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FDA delays decision to ban Juul while rejecting the sale of 950,000 e-cigarettes brands, products
science

FDA delays decision to ban Juul while rejecting the sale of 950,000 e-cigarettes brands, products

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.

E-cigarettes can help people quit smoking but misconceptions about device abound
World

E-cigarettes can help people quit smoking but misconceptions about device abound

While e-cigarettes are relatively new, uncertainty about their longer-term effects do persist. But studies show that smoking disproportionately harms people

Harmful e-cigarettes must be better regulated to protect young people: WHO
science

Harmful e-cigarettes must be better regulated to protect young people: WHO

Doctor Vinayak Prasad said targeting children "with toxic and poisonous products is a criminal act. And it's a human rights violation."

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Here's how bidi, gutka and other forms of tobacco harm your body
Health

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Here's how bidi, gutka and other forms of tobacco harm your body

Tobacco products kill about eight million people every year, taking a life every 4 seconds.

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Smoking e-cigarettes may increase risk of heart attacks, suggest studies
India

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Smoking e-cigarettes may increase risk of heart attacks, suggest studies

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

World No Tobacco Day 2020: E-cigarettes are not as safe or harmless as you may think
Health

World No Tobacco Day 2020: E-cigarettes are not as safe or harmless as you may think

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
Politics

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
India

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.

What is popcorn lung disease, and what does it have to do with e-cigarettes?
Health

What is popcorn lung disease, and what does it have to do with e-cigarettes?

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
Politics

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.

New York City is the latest US city to ban flavoured e-cigarettes and e-liquid vaping products
News & Analysis

New York City is the latest US city to ban flavoured e-cigarettes and e-liquid vaping products

The ban would cover all flavoured e-cigarettes and e-liquid vaping products, including ones that are menthol flavoured.

Juul to stop selling all its fruity-flavoured vape pods until approved by the US FDA
News & Analysis

Juul to stop selling all its fruity-flavoured vape pods until approved by the US FDA

Juul's mango, creme, fruit, and cucumber-flavoured vape pods will no longer be available for sale.

Americans say vaping as harmful as smoking cigarettes according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll
science

Americans say vaping as harmful as smoking cigarettes according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll

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
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

Love, care have nothing to do with govt's e-cigarette ban; absurd to think people will stop vaping once stocks dry up
India

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
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

How Fed rate cut will affect India, divestment policy should look beyond revenue collection; all this and more on Moneycontrol Pro
Business

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
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.

Banning e-cigarettes in India: Govt ignores science, law by opting for complete prohibition instead of regulation
Tech

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
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.