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E-cigarette ban for under-18s

Under-18s in England are to be banned from buying electronic cigarettes, the government has announced.

Experts say it is not yet known what harm the tobacco-free devices could inflict and that their contents could be damaging young people's health.

Ministers also plan to make it illegal for adults to buy traditional cigarettes for anyone under 18.

Daniel Boettcher reports.

  • 26 Jan 2014
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