Call for Nationwide Ban on Sale of E-cigarettes to Minors in Pakistan

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Call for Nationwide Ban on Sale of E-cigarettes to Minors in Pakistan
Pakistan provinces impose strict control on the sale of e-cigarettes to minors, prompting calls for a nationwide ban.

According to a recent report by the Pakistani newspaper Nation, strict controls on the sale of e-cigarettes to minors in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province have yielded significant results. As a result, other regions in Pakistan are also urging for a nationwide ban on the sale of e-cigarettes to underage individuals.


Advocates argue that implementing a comprehensive and uniform ban is crucial, as it holds significant importance in safeguarding the health of the nation's youth.


The widespread popularity of e-cigarettes, often marketed through attractive flavors and trendy designs, has raised serious concerns among health professionals and policy-makers. The adverse effects of e-cigarettes on respiratory health, as well as the potential for it to become an alternative pathway for traditional tobacco consumption, have prompted the decisive action of the government of Wokkan-Kyasat Province.


Zeeshan Danish, the project coordinator for the Tobacco Control Alliance Pakistan (CTC-Pak), has stated that the decision by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan to ban the sale of e-cigarettes to minors is a crucial step towards fulfilling their commitment to public health.


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