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Tobacco Control Team
3EN, St Andrews House
Regent Road

Tel: 0131 244 2169
Email: tobaccocontrolteam@gov.scot

Consultation on Electronic Cigarettes

The Electronic Cigarettes and Strengthening Tobacco Control consultation took place between October 2014 and January 2015. 

It invited views on a range of potential measures for the sale and use of electronic cigarettes and strengthening tobacco control in Scotland.

In turn, this informed The Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc. and Care) (Scotland) Act 2016 and the introduction of new laws which:

  • banned the sale of NVPs to under 18s
  • made it illegal to buy NVPs for under 18s
  • requires shops to have an age verification policy forthe sale of tobacco products and NVPs
  • banned unauthorised sales of tobacco and NVPs by under 18s
  • inroduced mandatory registration for shops
Consultation meetings

Minutes of consultation meetings: