E-cigarettes banned in Kashmir

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, has ordered imposition of complete ban on sale, purchase and use of e-cigarettes in the entire Kashmir division.

The ban has been imposed keeping in view the harmful side-effects of e-cigarettes said to contain nicotine which is addictive and triggers changes in the adolescent brain and expose lungs to dicetyl that can cause a severe and irreversible lung disease.

The communications reads the defaulters will be brought to book under the law.