E-Cig Ban in India – level 2
Last Wednesday, India completely banned e-cigarettes. The government says that it is a great health risk especially among young people and children.
India’s finance minister said that e-cigarettes were promoted as a way to get people to quit smoking, but reports show that people become addicted to them instead. The Indian government says that the use of e-cigarettes is extremely high in some countries – so much so that it is an epidemic.
The ban in India covers everything: the production, import, export, transport, sale and storage. If you break the ban, you can go to prison for up to a year, pay $1,300, or both.
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