EU environmental rules for batteries could spell the end of disposable e-cigs

Vaping hardware could be in for a big shake-up in the EU over the next few years, with the environmental impact of batteries squarely in the firing line.

A report due by 2027 would assess whether or not disposable e-cigarettes should be banned entirely under an initiative to phase out the use of non-rechargeable batteries where alternatives exist.

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