The Congress party on Wednesday welcomed the Centre’s decision to ban e-cigarettes but claimed the decision was taken to appease the United States.
Briefing reporters after a meeting of union cabinet, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the decision has been taken to protect the health of citizens.
Vaping has been in the market for about 10 years now and the number of people who are into this practice has only gone up ever since. As reports of death are growing, the deaths are not directly related to vaping at all.
The Union Cabinet is likely to discuss the matter on the e-cigarettes ban through Prohibition of E-cigarettes Ordinance 2019, sources at the Union
San Francisco recently became the first US city to ban sales of e-cigarettes, citing the fact that the long-term
Often used as an alternative to traditional smoking, e-cigarettes (EC) come with their own health risks.