Vaping may lead to nicotine addiction, and increase risk of chronic lung disease
COPD was six times more likely in people who used vape and smoke tobacco, regularly.
Prohibit use of e-cigarettes on campus, sensitise students of ill effects: UGC tells varsities
"All universities and higher educational insti...
Employers work overtime to send the message: Smoking kills
A week back, Japanese marketing company Piala announced it would be giving its non...
E-cigarette legislation 'all bark no bite', diluted under industry influence
A recipient of 2013 WHO award for fighting tobacco, he said the bill "partially addresses" the usage of e-cigarettes, which is less than 1 per cent of the real problem of nicotine abuse.
Parliament passes the bill banning e-cigarettes
While most of the members in the House supported the ban on e-cigarettes, some of the MPs wanted to know why conventional cigarettes aren't banned as they are equally or even more harmful. Many opposition members also expressed reservation over bringing the ordinance and introducing the Bill without sending the same to a Parliamentary Standing Committee.
Apple bans all vaping-related apps from Store, cites raising health concerns
Apple has pulled 181 vaping-related apps from the App Store worldwide.
Vaping won't help your heart, can be just as harmful as smoking
E-cigarettes are often used to kick the smoking habit.
UK health policy body says e-cigarettes less harmful: Trade representatives' letter to Harsh Vardhan
The Union Health Ministry has put the draft of a bill, that will replace an ordinance issued in September to ban e-cigarettes, in public domain seeking feedback and comments from public. The ministry intends to introduce the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes Bill, 2019, in the forthcoming session of Parliament.
Govt mulling options to enforce ban on e-cigarettes, nicotine flavoured hookahs
Apex research body - the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has recommended a "complete ban" on ENDS, saying their use can initiate nicotine addiction among non-smokers also.
Asthma giving you a hard time? Avoid flavoured e-cigarettes, they may worsen the symptoms
Even in the absence of nicotine, e-cigarettes can take a toll on asthma patients.
View: Why ban vaping but not the more dangerous bidis?
Vaping has certainly caused some deaths and diseases but these pale into insignificance when compared to more than a million deaths a year in India from tobacco use.
View: Concerns over teen vaping have overshadowed the question of its relative safety
Worries about teen vaping in the US have overshadowed the central question about e-cigarettes — are they safer than smoking?
After e-cigarettes, now ban all tobacco products: Goa NSUI
The Congress student wing in Goa said this step should be extended to all tobacco products.
A school seized 150 e-cigs in a day: Why ban was needed
Vaping started as a ‘harmless fad’ some years ago, but spread so much and so fast that teens were getting sick and addicted
Monitoring platforms to ensure sellers don't offer e-cigarettes: E-commerce firms
Govt has issued an Ordinance to ban e-cigarettes and similar products as they pose health risk to people, especially the youth.
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