Netherlands To Ban Electronic Cigarettes Sale To People Under 18

Electronic Cigarettes

The Netherlands government has banned the sale electronic cigarettes to young people under 18 years.

On Friday, the Dutch health ministry said in a statement that e-cigarette advertising is no longer allowed.

The ban was approved by the Dutch Cabinet. The proposal was made by Van Rijn, Secretary for Health, Welfare and Sport.

According to the health ministry, latest studies show that e-cigarette are more harmful than previously thought.

Van Rijn said that the ban is aimed at protecting young people from the damages of e-cigarettes.

The ban is expected to become effective in May 2016.