Friday, Dec 03, 2021


Worried About Re-Election, Trump Reportedly Shelves Vaping Ban

Nov 19, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Trump reportedly shied away from the bold measure during a flight to a rally in Kentucky on November 4. He justified the move by saying a ban could force vaping shops to close and cost jobs, the newspapers quoted sources close to the president as saying.

Behind The Smokescreen: Comprehensive Policy Needed On Tobacco

Oct 05, 2019 Dinesh C Sharma

While e-cigarettes have been nipped in the bud, the challenge remains with core tobacco use in India.

Done To Prevent Youth From Falling Into New Way Of Intoxication: PM Modi On E-Cigarettes Ban

In the latest edition of his monthly 'Mann ki Baat' radio address, Modi said several harmful chemicals are added to e-cigarettes which have a bad effect on health.

Futile Ban: E-Cigarettes Do Not Pose Major Health Risk To Users, Cigarettes Do

Sep 27, 2019 Praveen Rikhy

Reputed global research institutions have held that e-cigarettes are at least 95% less harmful than traditional cigarettes, and some have even recommended encouraging smokers to switch to this less harmful alternative.

In Twitter Spat, Nirmala Sitharaman Tells Kiran Mazumdar Why She Announced Vaping Ban

Biocon chief Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw wondered why the decision on e-cigarette ban came from Finance Minister and not Health Minister Harsh Vardhan.

18 September, 2019

'Which Ban Has Worked In India?': Vaping Association Says Ban On E-Cigarettes Will Affect Health Of Vapers

Outlook Web Bureau

Vaping is deemed to be “less harmful” than cigarettes as it does not burn tobacco but heats the liquid chemicals into a vapour or steam that a person inhales.

18 September, 2019

Vaping Ban Boosts Cigarette Stocks As Overall Markets Gains Are Muted

Outlook Web Bureau

Nifty ended the day with a gain or 23.05 points of 0.21 per cent at 10,840 while the Bombay Stock Exchange’s Sensex 30 index closed at 36,563.88, an increase of 82.79 points or 0.23 per cent.

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A tractor at work at the construction site of the Central Vista project, in New Delhi.

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Congress General Secretary and AICC in-charge of Uttar Pradesh (UP) Priyanka Gandhi speaks during 'Pratigya rally', ahead of UP Assembly elections 2022, in Moradabad.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. K. Stalin visits the flood affected areas, in Thoothukudi.

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Doctors release a health advisory during an awareness campaign against air pollution to mark National Pollution Control Day, in Kolkata.

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Rashtriya Janata Dal MLA Bhai Virendra and BJP MLA Sanjay Saravgi go for compromise in the presence of Speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav and Deputy CM Tarkishor Prasad following a verbal spat between...

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