e-cigarettes Current Affairs, GK & News
Mexico has recently imposed one of the world’s strictest anti-tobacco laws, setting in force a total ban on smoking in public places, including hotels, beaches, and parks. The new law, which is part of the country’s General Law for Tobacco Control reform, came into force on Sunday and will also see the total ban on ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
Topics: Anti-Smoking Laws • Corruption • e-cigarettes • Enforcements • Latin America • Mexico • Public health • Second-hand smoke • Smoking Ban • Tobacco control • Tourism • Vaping • World Health Organization (WHO)
The regulator of Aviation security in India, the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) recently notified that it has banned e-cigarettes and similar products in all airports and aircrafts in India. It has also prohibited distribution, sale, storage of such products in any airport premises or any aircraft that departs or arrives in India. Last year, ..
The Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Transport, Sale, Distribution, Storage, and Advertisement) Bill, 2019 was passed by Parliament on 3 December 2019. It was introduced in Lok Sabha by Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan. The Bill which seeks to prohibits the production, storage, trade, and advertisement of ..
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Promulgation of Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (production, manufacture, import, export, transport, sale, distribution, storage and advertisement) Ordinance, 2019. The decision is being seen as a major health and wellness initiative for the country. Key Highlights Upon promulgation of Ordinance- Any manufacturing, production, import, export, ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) recommended ‘complete’ ban on Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), including e-cigarettes. The recommendation is based on currently available scientific evidence. On occasion of World Tobacco Day which was observed on 31 May, ICMR released a white paper (an authoritative report or guide that informs readers about an issue) ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
Topics: e-cigarettes • electronic nicotine delivery systems • ENDS • Food Safety and Standards Authority of India • FSSAI • ICMR • ICMR’s White Paper • Indian Council of Medical Research • K Srinath Reddy • PHAI • Public Health Foundation of India • World Tobacco Day
The Rajasthan government recently announced its decision to ban production, distribution, advertisement and sale of e-cigarette in the state. Key Highlights Background: The congress government in state had promised in its election manifesto during assembly elections 2019 that it will take steps to curb use of tobacco among youths. About: The government has banned both ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: States Current Affairs