E cigarettes banned for welfare of youth: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said e cigarettes were banned to prevent the youth from falling into the new way of intoxication.

Anab Mehdi
Published on: 29 Sep 2019 6:54 AM GMT
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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said e cigarettes were banned to prevent the youth from falling into the new way of intoxication.

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He also said there are several misconceptions being spread about use of e cigarettes, including the one which says that it is not harmful for health.

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In the latest edition of his monthly 'Mann ki Baat' radio address Modi said several harmful chemicals are added to e cigarettes which have a bad effect on health.

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Urging people to shun tobacco, the prime minister warned that e cigarettes, which are used as a "fashion statement", are a new way of getting addicted to nicotine.

Anab Mehdi

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