Is the UK government getting it wrong with a possible ban on disposable vapes?

While the British government may hope that a ban on disposable e-cigarettes would cut down both waste and youth vaping, others have warned that it could have negative consequences too.

A spokesperson from the Independent British Vape Trade Association (IBVTA) told ECigIntelligence that a disposables ban would be a “blunt instrument”, and that the UK government should be focused on limiting illicit trade and enforcing existing regulations around sales to under-18s.

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Antonia Di Lorenzo

Assistant news editor/senior reporter
Antonia is a member of the editorial team and holds a masters degree in Law from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy. She moved in 2013 to London, where she completed a postgraduate course at the London School of Journalism. In the UK, she worked as a news reporter for a financial newswire and a magazine before moving to Barcelona in 2019.

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