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India’s E-Cig Ban: Have Your Say!

The ban will set in place a maximum imprisonment of up to one year alongside a penalty of Rs 1lakh ($1,400) for first-time violators.   A...

Turkey is Preparing to Ban Vaping And The Import of E-Cigarettes

In October 2017, Turkey had announced that it was withdrawing plans to start importing and producing Heat not Burn (HnB) products and electronic cigarettes....

India Announces Complete E-Cigarette Ban 

"Unfortunately, e-cigarettes got promoted initially as a way in which people can get out of the habit of smoking cigarettes. It was to be...

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...
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