Barking and Dagenham Council’s Trading Standard’s Service seized more than 500 illicit disposable vapes – confiscated from two local shops. On Wednesday 2 November, officers visited the shops and found them selling vape products that didn’t comply with the requirements of the Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016. Some of the requirements of the regulations -> Continue reading Hundreds of illegal vapes seized by Trading Standards Officers
Hammersmith & Fulham Council is on track to seize a record number of illegal disposable e-cigarettes this year. It’s just part of their efforts to crack down on the selling of illegal vapes and illicit tobacco products – a market that’s emerged and grown nationally over the last year. Since December last year, they’ve seized -> Continue reading Record number of dodgy vapes seized by H&F
Over 1,000,000 vaping devices have been stopped from entering UK markets thanks to the diligent work of London’s Ports and Borders team at Heathrow. This landmark figure was surpassed in just 5 months of operational work, where officers have intercepted goods destined for various retailers and wholesalers around the capital and further afield. The hardwork -> Continue reading One Million Illegal Vapes Seized at London’s Ports and Borders
Around 3,000 illegal vapes have been seized in Kensington and Chelsea, worth approximately £24,000. Retailers are using food brand names such as Fanta or Skittles to encourage young people to buy vapes. The illegal vapes are being sold throughout the borough, but most products have been seized from premises in the Portobello and Earls Court -> Continue reading Illegal vapes seized in Kensington and Chelsea
Vaping devices such as e-cigarettes, shisha pens and e-shisha products are becoming increasingly popular, particularly for smokers wishing to quit traditional tobacco products. The devices vaporise a liquid containing a solvent, chemical flavourings and nicotine. This vapour is then inhaled by the user via a disposable or re-usable ‘pen’ or ‘stick’. The vaporisation is achieved -> Continue reading E-cigarettes, vaping and e-shisha
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