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Read: Share Your Thoughts on Creating a Smokefree Generation and Tackling Youth Vaping

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The Department of Health and Social Care are seeking opinions on proposed actions to protect future generations from the harms of smoking. 

The consultation asks questions in 3 areas for which new legislation would be needed, which are:

  • Creating a smokefree generation: consulting on the smokefree generation policy
  • Tackling youth vaping: consulting on several options to ensure the most apporopriate and impactful steps are taken, building on England’s analysis of the youth vaping call for evidence
  • Enforcement: consulting on the proposal to introduce new powers for local authorities to issue fixed penalty notices to enforce age of sale legislation of tobacco products and vapes

Respond online to the consultation. This consultation closes 6 December. 

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