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E-cigarette consumers and importers pitch in to oppose vaping ban

Apex vaping body consider taking matter to court, steps up campaigns to promote vaping as a means to quit cigarettes, claims it is less harmful than cigarettes

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Avishek Rakshit Kolkata
Association of Vapers India (AVI), a pan-India advocacy group of vaping consumers, may challenge the Centre’s decision to ban e-cigarettes in court.

Although a final decision has not been taken on this, AVI members have proposed a legal battle, which they feel will bring out several facts about e-cigarettes and how the decision to ban vaping in the country was taken.

“We have lawyers who are our members and we will discuss the legal parameters with them before taking a final call. Opting for a legal solution has been discussed internally, but no decision has been taken,” Samrat Chowdhery, president

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First Published: Sep 27 2019 | 6:38 PM IST

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