July 5, 2023 4.00 pm

Illegal vape sales to minors outpace alcohol and cigarettes in Lincolnshire

Illegal vape seizures in Lincolnshire reach over 9,000

A quarter of Lincolnshire shops tested have sold vapes to underage children, data has revealed – significantly higher than the rate for alcohol or cigarettes.

A councillor believes that many shops are unclear on the laws surrounding them. According to Lincolnshire Trading Standards, 27% of underage test purchases resulted in a minor being sold a vape, compared to less than 10% for alcohol or cigarettes.

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