UK Plans to Implement World’s Strictest Smoking Ban, Offers Free E-cigarettes to One Million Smokers

UK Considers One of the World’s Strictest Smoking Bans, Potentially Impacting the Vape Industry

On September 22nd, The Guardian reported that UK Prime Minister Sajid Javid is considering implementing one of the world’s strictest smoking bans, which could include raising the legal age for smoking.

According to government sources, Javid is studying a smoking ban similar to the one announced by New Zealand last year, which would include a ban on selling cigarettes to anyone born after January 1, 2009.

A UK government spokesperson told Reuters, “We want to encourage more people to quit