National Tobacco Monopoly Bureau: urging the closure of e-cigarette network sales channels

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 National Tobacco Monopoly Bureau: urging the closure of e-cigarette network sales channels


Beijing News (reporter Jiang Huizi) on November 1, the State Tobacco Monopoly Bureau and other two departments issued a circular urging e-cigarette production and sales enterprises or individuals to close the e-cigarette Internet sales website or client in a timely manner; e-commerce platform to close the e-cigarette shop in a timely manner and take the e-cigarette products off the shelves.

The State Tobacco Monopoly Bureau and the State Administration of market supervision and Administration jointly issued today the circular on further protecting minors from electronic cigarettes, which made it clear that electronic cigarettes, as a supplement to traditional tobacco products such as cigarettes, have greater safety and health risks, and are more arbitrary in the selection of raw materials, use of additives, process design, quality control, etc There are quality and safety hazards such as smoke and oil leakage, poor battery quality and unsafe ingredient addition in the sub products.

In order to further strengthen the protection of physical and mental health of minors and prevent minors from purchasing and smoking electronic cigarettes through the Internet, from the date of issuance of the circular, enterprises or individuals engaged in the production and sale of electronic cigarettes shall be urged to close the Internet sales website or client of electronic cigarettes in a timely manner; e-commerce platforms shall be urged to close electronic cigarette stores in a timely manner and remove electronic cigarette products from the shelves in a timely manner; and The enterprises or individuals that produce and sell e-cigarettes withdraw the e-cigarette advertisements published through the Internet.

According to the circular, the tobacco monopoly administrative departments at all levels should strengthen the market supervision of electronic cigarette products, strengthen the monitoring, dissuasion and suppression of the promotion and sale of electronic cigarette through the Internet, and investigate and punish or notify the relevant departments of all kinds of illegal acts found according to law. It is understood that on August 28, 2018, the above two departments issued the circular on banning the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors, requiring all market entities not to sell electronic cigarettes to minors. Any organization or individual shall dissuade and stop the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors. However, there are still minors who know, buy and smoke electronic cigarettes through the Internet. Even some e-cigarette enterprises, in order to blindly pursue economic interests, publicize, promote and sell e-cigarettes through the Internet, which poses a huge threat to the physical and mental health of minors. Beijing News reporter Jiang Huizi, Editor Liu Mengjie, proofread by Chen Diyan, source: Beijing News, editor in charge: Yao Liwei, Gu nt6056

According to the circular, the tobacco monopoly administrative departments at all levels should strengthen the market supervision of electronic cigarette products, strengthen the monitoring, dissuasion and suppression of the promotion and sale of electronic cigarette through the Internet, and investigate and punish or notify the relevant departments of all kinds of illegal acts found according to law.

It is understood that on August 28, 2018, the above two departments issued the circular on banning the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors, requiring all market entities not to sell electronic cigarettes to minors. Any organization or individual shall dissuade and stop the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors. However, there are still minors who know, buy and smoke electronic cigarettes through the Internet. Even some e-cigarette enterprises, in order to blindly pursue economic interests, publicize, promote and sell e-cigarettes through the Internet, which poses a huge threat to the physical and mental health of minors.

Jiang Huizi, reporter of Beijing News

Edited by Liu Mengjie checked by Chen Diyan