Rajya Sabha passes Bill seeking blanket ban on e-cigarettes
- According to the Bill, any person who contravenes provisions will be punishable with imprisonment of up to one-year or a fine of up to ₹1 lakh, or both
- Rajya sabha members demand that the ban should be applicable to raw tobacco and conventional cigarettes
NEW DELHI : India is all set to impose a blanket ban on e-cigarettes as Rajya Sabha on Monday passed The Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Transport, Sale, Distribution, Storage and Advertisement) Bill, 2019.
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