Mumbai: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday announced Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, approved the ban on e-cigarettes. The ban means production, manufacturing, import, export, transportation, sales, distribution, storage and advertising related to e-cigarettes are now banned following this order. The ban on e-cigarettes is expected to have a budgetary impact of Rs 2,028 crore.
Sitharaman announced the decision to ban the government, stating, “E-cigarettes were promoted as a way to get people out of their smoking habits, but reports have shown that many people call it not used as a mechanism but accustomed to it.”
The minister added, “Reports state that there are some who are probably in the habit of e-cigarettes as it seems cool. It is believed that there are over 400 brands, none of which are manufactured in India.” And they come. More than 150 flavours.”