E-cigarette devices on display at a vaping shop in New Delhi. Photo: AFP

India bans sale of e-cigarettes, as vaping comes under increased global scrutiny

  • The ban cuts off a huge future market from e-cigarette makers at a time when the number of people smoking worldwide is declining
  • It will be imposed through an executive order and will include jail terms of up to three years for offenders
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E-cigarette devices on display at a vaping shop in New Delhi. Photo: AFP
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A man smokes an electronic cigarette in Chicago. Photo: AP Photo

New York declares ‘emergency’ ban on flavoured e-cigarettes after vaping linked to several deaths

  • Governor Andrew Cuomo says ‘vaping is very dangerous’ and ‘addicting millions of young people’ at a news conference to announce radical move
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A man smokes an electronic cigarette in Chicago. Photo: AP Photo
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