UK Councils Ramp Up Pressure to Ban Disposable Vapes

August 09, 2023 by

UK Councils Ramp Up Pressure to Ban Disposable Vapes

Councils in the United Kingdom have issued a joint call to ban single-use vapes, citing environmental and child safety concerns. It’s the latest big development in a heated national debate, targeting disposables in what’s seen as one of the world’s most vape-friendly countries. The Local Government Association (LGA), which represents councils in England and Wales, wants a ban on the manufacture and sale of disposables by 2024. [...]

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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