India Bans E-Cigarettes: Mothers Against Vaping Applauds, Urges Global Action

February 29, 2024 by bnnbreaking.com

India Bans E-Cigarettes: Mothers Against Vaping Applauds, Urges Global Action

India's PECA 2019 legislation bans e-cigarettes comprehensively, addressing addiction and health risks, setting a standard for global action. 'Mothers Against Vaping' supports the ban, emphasizing public health and demand reduction. The law aims to eliminate e-cigarettes from the supply chain to protect citizens. While some advocate for vaping in smoking cessation, the group highlights risks to youth and calls for a balanced approach. India's ban exemplifies prioritizing public health over immediate gains, offering a model for other nations.


8.10% of the adult population are current smokers. There are approximately 80.5 million current smokers in India 14.40% of men are current smokers but only 1.40% of women.
SOURCE: GSTHR

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