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‘Unapproved drugs’? The curious case of the proposed ban on e-cigarettes by the health ministry

Updated : July 04, 2019 02:07 PM IST

Backed by scientific research, ENDS products have emerged as a possible alternative to smokers who are not able to quit smoking.
Whereas the health ministry allows traditional cigarettes, with proven track record of health hazards, to be readily available in the market, it has decided to stub out e-cigarettes.
It seems that in the case of e-cigarretes, the ministry is just trying to justify its prejudice, without resorting to prudence.
‘Unapproved drugs’? The curious case of the proposed ban on e-cigarettes by the health ministry
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