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Bill to ban E Cigarettes gets nod of Parliament

Bill to ban E Cigarettes gets nod of Parliament

New Delhi, Dec 2 (UNI) A Bill to ban E Cigarettes on Monday received the nod of Parliament with the Rajya Sabha passing it by voice vote.

The Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Transport, Sale, Distribution, Storage and Advertisement) Bill, 2019, moved for consideration by Health Minister Harshvardhan, was passed in the Rajya Sabha by a voice vote.

The Bill's passage in the Rajya Sabha came after the House rejected a Statutory Resolution by K K Ragesh disapproving of the promulgation of the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Transport, Sale, Distribution, Storage and Advertisement) Bill, (No 14 of 2019) promulgated by the President on September 18, 2019.

With the passage by the Rajya Sabha, the Bill, which has already been passed by the Lok Sabha, has now got the nod from Parliament.

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Pak providing patronage to Hafeez Saeed: BJP

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When Shlokas flowed in Lok Sabha

12 Dec 2019 | 8:19 PM

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LS nods Bill that would convert three Sanskrit deemed varsities into central universities

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