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Rebuttal of SK Arora’s misleading article on e-cigarettes

This is a point-wise response to tobacco control activist Dr SK Arora’s article in Mail Today. Dr Arora advocates for a complete ban on safer alternatives based on questionable facts which belie his lack of understanding of tobacco harm reduction, the devices, as well as the science.   Why vapes being safer than cigarettes is […]

Consumers’ response to central advisory on banning ENDS

The Union ministry of health and family welfare released an advisory on August 28, 2018, asking all states to prohibit sale of Electronic Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS) or e-cigarettes. The advisory is pursuant to a Delhi high court directive to the Centre on outlining the measures it is taking to regulate ENDS. However, perhaps realising […]

Delhi High Court hearing on 21st August

Delhi High Court hearing on 21st August This is an update on the court hearing that took place in Delhi high court on August 21, 2018. The case has been filed by Seema Sehgal who has petitioned the court to frame rules on e-cigarettes stating they can be harmful and are being sold to minors. […]