Ban on sale of e-cigarettes implies prohibition on usage also, says govt

The government has told a court that its federal ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes implies that their use is also prohibited, legal documents seen by Reuters showed, in a further clampdown on the devices. Citing health risks, India in September banned the import, manufacture, sale, advertisement, storage and distribution of e-cigarettes, dashing future plans of companies such as U.

S.-based Juul Labs and Philip Morris International. Government's decision, however, did not ban the use of such devices outright, and a senior.....

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