29 Jan 2024

Disposable vapes to be banned and flavours limited to tackle ‘alarming’ rise in children vaping

Communities Editor

Rishi Sunak has set out plans to ban disposable vapes after a steep rise in the number of children taking up vaping.

It’s already illegal to sell vapes to anyone under 18 and the government also wants to limit flavours and end the use of colourful packaging in an effort to stop children getting hooked on the products.

But the vaping industry has claimed it will simply push people back into smoking cigarettes instead