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A Consultation on Electronic Cigarettes and Strengthening Tobacco Control in Scotland

DescriptionThe primary aim of this consultation is to invite views on a range of potential measures for the sale and use of electronic cigarettes and strengthening tobacco control in Scotland.
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateOctober 10, 2014


ISBN 978 1 78412 834 0 (web only publication)
DPPAS 36765

This document is also available in pdf format (1.7MB)
The respondent information form and consultation questionnaire are available in Word format (KB)


Covering note



Electronic Cigarettes

  • Age Restriction
  • Proxy Purchase
  • Domestic Advertising and Promotion
  • Registration
  • Use in Enclosed Public Spaces

Tobacco Control

  • Smoking in Cars
  • Smoke-free National Health Service (NHS) Grounds
  • Children and Families Smoke-free Outdoor Areas

Tobacco Control and Electronic Cigarettes

  • Age Verification Policy ('Challenge 25')
  • Sales by young people aged under 18

Equality Considerations

Business and Regulatory Impact considerations

Partial Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment

Scottish Government Consultation process