12 states ban e-cigarettes, health ministry urges all to follow2 min read . Updated: 13 Mar 2019, 09:09 AM IST
- Doctors claim e-cigarettes pose significant health risks to users that are frighteningly similar to those of conventional cigarettes
- ENDS emits nicotine, the addictive component of tobacco products
Following an advisory from the ministry of health and family welfare issued last year, at least 12 states in India have banned Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS). States of Punjab, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Jharkhand have taken steps to ban the use of ENDS, officials in the union health ministry have said.
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