Disposable vapes ban ‘will hamper efforts to cut cigarette smoking’

October 02, 2023 by telegraph.co.uk

Disposable vapes ban ‘will hamper efforts to cut cigarette smoking’

Efforts to cut cigarette smoking will be hampered by a ban on disposal vapes that is expected to be announced imminently, the Government has been warned. The vaping industry is braced for an announcement at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester that single-use vapes will be outlawed as part of a drive to stop children from becoming addicted to the devices. In May, Rishi Sunak voiced concerns concerns that products were being marketed at young children using bright colours and novelty flavours.

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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