Police working with Trading Standards seize illegal e-cigs from Burnley shops

Police are cracking down on the sale of illegal e-cigs in Burnley.

The Burnley Neighbourhood Policing Team working with Trading Standards seized a number of products that were not up to UK standards from shops in the town last night.Legislation states that these types of products require a UK distribution address. Packaging must specify 800 puffs or less per item and display a raised triangle to indicate to the blind that it is a chemical.Trading standards will continue to inspect shops in the area to make sure they are meeting the above guidelines.

Police seized a number of illegal e-cigs from Burnley shops last night.