Lok Sabha passes Prohibition of E-Cigarettes Bill

NEW DELHI : Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed a Bill that seeks prohibition of e-Cigarettes in India with Union Health Minister, Harsh Vardhan, calling the ban as a “pre-emptive strike” on the “hazardous” addiction.

Harsh Vardhan said that with The Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Transport, Sale, Distribution, Storage and Advertisement) Bill, 2019, the government wants to save the large youth population of the country that would have been targeted by e-cigarette companies. READ MORE

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