Ban on single-use vapes in UK may ‘flood market with illegal products’

September 14, 2023 by

Ban on single-use vapes in UK may ‘flood market with illegal products’

Leading doctors and councils have welcomed reports that ministers are preparing to ban single-use vapes in the UK, but others have expressed fears a ban could lead to a “flood” of illegal products on the market. The reports of plans to stop the sale of disposable e-cigarettes come as fears grow about their environment impact and the health risks they pose to the large number of teenagers taking up vaping. An announcement from the government is expected soon after it concluded that single-use vapes are aimed at children.

12.90% of the adult population are current smokers. There are approximately 7.2 million current smokers in United Kingdom 14.60% of men are current smokers but only 11.20% of women.



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