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Wicklow Minister Introduces Ban On Sale Of Vapes To Under 18's

A ban on the sale of vapes to under 18s takes effect from the 22nd of December.

Penalties for breaking the new rules could include fines of up to €4,000 or six months in prison.

Other measures are due to follow next year, including action on e-cigarette sales in vending machines, and advertising.

Health Minister Wicklow TD Stephen Donnelly says the legislation is important.

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