First cigarettes, now e-cigarettes will also be banned, the government is worried after hearing this concern about cancer! - Newztezz Online

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First cigarettes, now e-cigarettes will also be banned, the government is worried after hearing this concern about cancer!


Rishi Sunak's government is taking a tough stance on tobacco consumption. Last year, the government had banned the sale of tobacco to children born after 2009 for life. Now Sunak government is going to take a big decision regarding e-cigarettes. Let us know why the British government is so worried about tobacco.

The British government is going to take a big decision today. Rishi Sunak's government will ban disposable vapes i.e. e-cigarettes in Britain today. This is being done due to its rapidly increasing use among youth and young people. According to the new system, different flavors of vape will also be banned. Also, emphasis will be laid on plain packaging so that it appears less attractive to children.

Rishi Sunak has said that this shows our commitment where we want to completely ban cigarettes for people aged 15 and under who buy them legally. The Sunak government believes that by doing this it will leave a strong and good legacy for the new generation of its country.

80 thousand deaths due to smoking every year

If we talk about Britain, a large number of people die here due to smoking. The government says that smoking has emerged as a problem in Britain which can be prevented if efforts are made. Despite this, smoking is the cause of 1 out of every 4 cancer deaths in Britain. In Britain, approximately 80 thousand deaths occur every year due to smoking.

It was just last year, the month of October, when Rishi Sunak's government took an important decision that underage children will not be able to buy tobacco. The government has already made this arrangement in Britain where no person born on or after January 1, 2009 will be able to buy tobacco in his entire life.

Increasing craze among children

This information is also interesting where vapes i.e. e-cigarettes are considered important in quitting smoking. But in many reports, these concerns have also been found that due to e-cigarettes, nicotine addiction may increase among the youth.

According to a report, about 9 percent of children aged 11 to 15 years in Britain are using e-cigarettes. We recall a report by the World Health Organization (WHO) in December last year, in which it expressed concern over the increasing use of e-cigarettes and called for a ban on all vape flavors.

also harmful for the environment

However, another argument of the people and associations working in this industry is that vapes are not only less risky than tobacco but its different flavors also encourage people to quit smoking. However, the understanding of the Rishi Sunak government on this is that even if some good uses of it can be counted today, but since it is harmful in the long term, its use should be banned for children.

The British government also has another argument and that is that the ban on e-cigarettes is not only useful from the health point of view but also from the environmental point of view. There is also a fact that in Britain every week at least 5 million i.e. 50 lakh e-cigarettes are thrown away after use, which is also very worrying from the environmental point of view. Time will tell how effective this decision of the British government will be.

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