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India: Karnataka State Has Just Classified Nicotine as a Class A...

The tragic part of this action is that it was enacted to target solely the proven safer alternatives, making it counterproductive to public health....

Dr. Farsalinos About the Current E-Cig Scene in India

According to a June report by the Press Trust of India, a proposal by the Drugs Technical Advisory Board of India, suggests prohibiting the...

Indian Government Re-Initiates Amendment of Tobacco Products Act

The amended COPTA will include new provisions, such as a ban on the sale of loose cigarettes and heavy fines for violation of rules....

India: Vaping Products Could Soon Be Classified as Drugs

According to a report by the Press Trust of India, this proposal plans to prohibit the sale, manufacture, import and distribution of all ENDS,...

India: Cigarette Packs Still Being Sold Without Government Warning

A regulation demanding that all cigarette packs carry a health warning highlighting the dangers of smoking, is meant to have gone into effect on...

India: The Government of Tamil Nadu bans e-cigarettes

Earlier this month, India’s federal health ministry issued an advisory addressed to Indian state Governments, calling for a ban on the sales and imports...

If Concerned With Nicotine Addiction, Why Doesn’t India Ban Cigarettes

In 2017, the Union Health Ministry of India formed a working group to assess the effect of e-cigarettes on local vapers, in an attempt...

Indian Medical Professionals Spread Misinformation About E-cigarettes

In 2017, the Union Health Ministry of India formed a working group to assess the effect of e-cigarettes on local vapers, in an attempt...

India’s Health Ministry Calls for Sales Ban on E-Cigarettes

India has a very serious tobacco problem and unfortunately the second largest cigarette smoking population in the world. Yet, all the scientific research in...

Philip Morris to Launch iQOS in India

Sadly India, is home to the world's second-biggest smoking population, and the fact that local authorities keep tightening regulations related to safer alternatives, is...
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