• E-cigarettes popular on Instagram despite anti-vaping content

    E-cigarettes popular on Instagram despite anti-vaping content

    Lifestyle | January 23, 2020 14:56 IST

    Many teenagers continue to view e-cigarettes as healthier than conventional cigarettes, but vaping is associated with inflammation, reduced immune responses and breathing troubles, the study said.  

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    E-cigarette popular on Instagram despite anti-vaping content

    Health | January 23, 2020 12:12 IST

    According to the researchers, participants in the focus groups suggested that the anti-vaping campaign promoted scare tactics rather than offering guidance on how to quit vaping.

  • Prohibit use of e-cigarettes on campus, sensitise students of ill effects: UGC tells varsities

    Prohibit use of e-cigarettes on campus, sensitise students of ill effects: UGC tells varsities

    India | January 15, 2020 14:16 IST

    The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all universities and higher educational institutions to prohibit use of electronic cigarettes in their campuses and make students aware of its bad effects.

  • Vaping leaves e-cigarette user with rare lung scarring: Study

    Vaping leaves e-cigarette user with rare lung scarring: Study

    World | December 05, 2019 15:40 IST

    Doctors diagnosed the patient with hard-metal pneumoconiosis, a rare form of lung disease that causes irreparable damage, persistent coughing and breathing issues.

  • Rajya Sabha takes up bill to ban e-cigarettes

    Rajya Sabha takes up bill to ban e-cigarettes

    Politics | November 28, 2019 22:42 IST

    he Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Transport, Sale, Distribution, Storage and Advertisement) Bill, 2019, seeks to replace the ordinance issued on September 18.  

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    Bill to replace ordinance banning production, sale of e-cigarettes introduced in LS

    India | November 23, 2019 7:47 IST

    A bill to ban the production, import and sale of electronic cigarettes and similar products were introduced in the Lok Sabha on Friday. The Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Transport, Sale, Distribution, Storage and Advertisement) Bill, 2019, seeks to replace an ordinance issued on September 18.

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    Smoking e-cigarettes can cause chronic 'popcorn lung' condition

    Health | November 21, 2019 16:23 IST

    In yet another serious health alert on e-cigarette use, researchers have documented first-ever case of a new form of damage from vaping products in a youth which is similar to "popcorn lung," a condition seen in workers exposed to food flavouring fumes in microwave popcorn factories.

  • Home Ministry asks states to enforce ban on e-cigarette

    Home Ministry asks states to enforce ban on e-cigarette

    India | November 20, 2019 14:51 IST

    The Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes Ordinance, 2019 was promulgated on September 18 for banning the production, sale and purchase of electronic cigarettes in the interest of public health. Sections 4 and 5 of the ordinance provide for the prohibition of e-cigarettes while sections 7 and 8 prescribe the punishment for contravention of the provisions.

  • California sues largest manufacturer of e-cigarettes

    California sues largest manufacturer of e-cigarettes

    World | November 19, 2019 10:41 IST

    E-cigarettes are facing increasing restrictions in the US, with prohibitions on the local and state level and the threat by President Donald Trump to prohibit marketing the products on the national level.

  • Parliament session: Tax, e-cigarette ordinances to be

    Parliament session: Tax, e-cigarette ordinances to be replaced

    Business | November 17, 2019 11:10 IST

    The government will also present a half-yearly review of the trends in receipts and expenditure in relation to the budget at the end of the first half of the Financial year 2018-2019 under sub-section (1) of Section 7 of the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003, the list stated.

  • Haryana Police launches month-long drive against e-cigarettes

    Haryana Police launches month-long drive against e-cigarettes

    India | November 10, 2019 16:21 IST

    The Haryana Police on Sunday launched a month-long special drive to keep a check on the availability and usage of e-cigarettes and all other forms of electronic nicotine delivery systems across the state, DGP Manoj Yadava said.  

  • E-cigarette promoters' body counters health ministry's arguments

    E-cigarette promoters' body counters health ministry's arguments

    India | October 10, 2019 18:05 IST

    Ahead of the first meeting of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare on Friday, an umbrella body of traders promoting electronic cigarettes and similar devices, shared with it a counter to the health ministry's key arguments to ban alternative smoking devices.

  • E-cigarettes contain heavy metals, can cause cancer,

    E-cigarettes can cause cancer, serious lung diseases: Study

    Health | September 30, 2019 14:34 IST

    In the latest study published in journal Scientific Studies, researchers from the College of California, Riverside, have discovered the presence of eleven heavy metals including aluminum, calcium, chromium, copper, iron, lead, magnesium, nickel, silicon, tin, and zinc in e-cigarettes.

  • Vapers hold nationwide protest against ban on e-cigarettes

    Vapers hold nationwide protest against ban on e-cigarettes

    India | September 28, 2019 20:24 IST

    The Association of Vapers India (AVI), an organisation that represents e-cigarette users, held protests in New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Chennai.

  • Ban on e-cigarette to quell new forms of nicotine addiction

    Ban on e-cigarette to quell new forms of nicotine addiction

    India | September 27, 2019 18:40 IST

    India moved to ban e-cigarettes as these new products were undermining tobacco control efforts, and the new forms of nicotine addiction would have only raised the economic burden on the country.

  • E-Cigarettes Ban: Monitoring platforms to ensure sellers

    Monitoring platforms to ensure sellers don't offer e-cigarettes

    India | September 19, 2019 19:49 IST

    The government has issued an Ordinance to ban e-cigarettes, making the production, import, export, transport, sale or advertisements of such "alternative" smoking devices a cognisable offence attracting jail term and fine.  

  • Government issues ordinance to ban e-cigarettes

    Government issues ordinance to ban e-cigarettes

    India | September 19, 2019 10:30 IST

    The Government has issued an ordinance to ban e-cigarettes on Thursday. This will make the production, import, export, transport, sale or advertisement of such smoking devices an offence attracting jail term and fine. 

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    Banning e-cigarettes "historic" move: US-based advocacy group

    India | September 19, 2019 7:51 IST

    The government on Wednesday banned production, import and sale of e-cigarettes and similar products, citing health risk to people, especially youth.

  • Doctors hail e-cigarettes ban, traders in shock

    Doctors hail e-cigarettes ban, traders in shock

    India | September 18, 2019 18:49 IST

    "Although, e-cigarettes are little less lethal then the conventional cigarettes, we cannot shun away the fact that it contains harmful ingredients. These chemicals can potentially affect the lungs and overall health of the individual in the long run," Rajesh Chawla, Senior Pulmonologist at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital in New Delhi.

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    Explained: E-Cigarettes banned in India. What it means

    India | September 18, 2019 16:41 IST

    E-Cigarettes have been banned in India on health grounds. The key decision was taken at a Union Cabinet meeting on Wednesday.

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