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Cabinet approves ordinance to ban e-cigarettes

  • The Union cabinet approved an ordinance prohibiting the manufacture and sale of e-cigarettes in India.
  • The decision was taken due to an alarming rise in vaping among young population, said Finance minister.
  • According to a draft ordinance; production, manufactu-ring, import, export, transport, sale, distribution or advertisements of e-cigarettes is a cognizable offence.