Italian vapers association smells a rat in tobacconists’ plan for e-cig disposal

The Italian Tobacconists Federation (FIT) wants to address growing concern over disposable e-cigarettes by having tobacconists act as collection points for used devices a suggestion some have dismissed as a bid to take business from specialist vape retailers.

FIT president Mario Antonelli told the federation’s national conference in Rome earlier this year of a proposed collaboration with the Ministry of the Environment to devise a plan for the proper disposal of single-use e-cigs.

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