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E-cigarettes pose public health risk

  • Category
    Social Issues
  • Published
    7th Jun, 2019
  • The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has warned of a potential public health disaster if action was not taken to completely prohibit and dissuade the use of Electronic Nicotine. Delivery Systems (ENDS) or e-cigarettes given that the nicotine delivered by these devices adversely affect almost all systems in a human body.
  • Youth are using e-cigarettes (also known as vaping devices) at a rapidly increasing rate.

Context

  • The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has warned of a potential public health disaster if action was not taken to completely prohibit and dissuade the use of Electronic Nicotine. Delivery Systems (ENDS) or e-cigarettes given that the nicotine delivered by these devices adversely affect almost all systems in a human body.
  • Youth are using e-cigarettes (also known as vaping devices) at a rapidly increasing rate.
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