El gráfico muestra el estado de las ventas globales de cigarrillos electrónicos.
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India es la nación que ha prohibido más recientemente la venta de cigarrillos electrónicos

September 20, 2019 - India se ha convertido en el país que más recientemente ha prohibido, después de Estados Unidos, la venta de cigarrillos electrónicos en una medida global debida a preocupaciones de salud por el llamado"vaping". La prohibición cubre también la producción, importación y publicidad de cigarrillos electrónicos.

India has 106 million adult smokers, second only to China in the world, making it a lucrative market for companies making vaping products, according to Reuters.

The ban comes at a time when vaping is facing increased scrutiny in other countries.

The United States last week announced plans to remove flavoured e-cigarettes from stores, warning that sweet flavours had drawn millions of children into nicotine addiction.

Two states – New York and Michigan – have bans in place on flavoured e-cigarettes, as federal health officials investigate a handful of deaths and potentially hundreds of lung illnesses tied to vaping.

In China, online marketplaces Alibaba and JD.com have pulled vaping products made by U.S.-based Juul Labs from their offerings, just a week after they debuted.

PUBLISHED: 23/09/2019; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images
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