Single-use vapes could be banned in Scotland by April 2025

February 23, 2024 by

Single-use vapes could be banned in Scotland by April 2025

The sale and supply of single-use vapes in Scotland could be banned by 1 April next year. It follows a UK-wide consultation last year, with the date agreed by the devolved governments and Westminster. The draft legislation - which is open for consultation until 8 March - is being taken forward in Scotland using powers under the Environmental Protection Act 1990. The age limit for buying tobacco would also change under UK government plans.

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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