India state of Rajasthan votes to ban vapor products

India state of Rajasthan votes to ban vapor products

June 3, 2019

The Rajasthan government in Northern India has banned the production, distribution, advertisement and sale of e-cigarette in the state.

According to the health department officials, both online or offline sale, storage, production, distribution and advertisement of e-cigarettes in the state has been banned. Earlier Health Minister Raghu Sharma had set up a committee of experts to look into the adverse impacts of e-cigarettes and it found that there were indeed many, according to a story in the Deccan Herald.

He told the media that the government had opposed the promotion of e-cigarettes as an alternative to tobacco cigarettes. “The committee found that e-cigarettes have ill-effect on mental health. So we decided to ban it,” said Sharma, the story states.

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