New Delhi, Sept. 10 -- : The Union Cabinet is likely to discuss the matter on the e-cigarettes ban through Prohibition of E-cigarettes Ordinance 2019, sources at the Union Health Ministry said.

One of the main priorities of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government in the first 100 days was to ban e-cigarettes which are said to be the main cause for nicotine addiction among youth.

Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) or e-cigarettes are battery-powered devices used to smoke or 'vape', a flavoured solution containing nicotine, an addictive chemical found in cigarettes which are harmful to health.

Based on the hazardous effects of e-cigarettes on health, the Health ministry has codified a draft with strict rules and laws o...