ENDS Current Affairs, GK & News
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
Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare issued advisory to all states and Union Territories to not allow manufacture, sale and advertisement of e-cigarettes and other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS). It also has issued warning that use e-cigarettes and other ENDS devices pose great health risk to public at large, especially to children and ..