Auckland — New Zealand’s government aims to introduce laws banning all advertisements of e-cigarettes and the sale of such products to people under 18 in a move to regulate a market that has been under pressure globally.

A string of vaping-related deaths and illnesses tied to e-cigarettes, which allow users to inhale nicotine vapour, often flavoured, without smoking, have been reported in the US, leading to lawsuits and restrictions...

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