electronic nicotine delivery systems Current Affairs, GK & News
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, ..
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, ..
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 Ministry of Commerce and Industries has urged the Health Ministry to frame law banning manufacture and sale of e-cigarettes in the country as in the absence of the domestic legislation, it would not be possible to put a blanket ban on its imports. The Ministry of Commerce and Industries has stated that without banning ..
Topics: Australia • Bahrain • Brazil • e-cigarettes • electronic nicotine delivery systems • ENDS • Global Tobacco Epidemic 2017 • Health Ministry • Iran • Mauritius • Mexico • Ministry of Commerce and Industries • Saudi Arabia • Singapore • South Korea • Sri lanka • Thailand • United Arab Emirates • Uruguay • World Health Organization