India has become the latest country to join the bandwagon of nations around the world that have banned the use and sale of e-cigarettes. In total 21 countries have already banned them.
Beverly Hills has passed what experts say is the most restrictive tobacco ban in the nation, barring the sale of virtually all nicotine products and setting the stage for similar laws in other cities.
Between 2011 and 2018, average monthly cigarette consumption fell by nearly a quarter, equating to around 118 million fewer cigarettes being smoked every month.
More than 600 cities, counties and tribes from 28 states have filed a federal lawsuit against eight members of the owners of the pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma LP accusing them of creating the opioid addiction crisis.