2 Indian companies are challenging India's E-cigarette ban in Kolkata HC. Currently, production, manufacture, import, export, transport, sale, distribution, storage & ads of E-cigarettes can lead to imprisonment up to 1 year or fine up to ₹1,00,000 or both- for the first offence.

1 in every 10 adult Indians, smokes. And here's why some say E-cigarettes are more harmful: a cartridge of e-cigarette holds about as much nicotine as a pack of 20 regular cigarettes & can act as a source for nicotine addiction, says an ICMR white paper.