Government tells Air India to stop selling electronic cigarettesBMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g1669 (Published 19 February 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g1669
- Cheryl Travasso
The Indian Health Ministry has written to the civil aviation ministry complaining that the national carrier Air India is selling tobacco free electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, on board, through the discount booklet known as Air Bazaar, in contravention of rules banning the advertising of cigarettes and other tobacco products.
The booklet features an image of a model smoking the cigarette as part of the advertisement.
The ministry argues that the action violates section …