What’s in an Age - How Old Do You Have to Be to Vape?
We have seen a lot of new customers in the last couple of months. Lockdown has really encouraged people to start exploring different options, and the electronic cigarette has flourished as a result. However, what we’ve also had are increased instances of people trying to buy products from us when they are not of the legal age to do so.
Understandably, this isn’t great. So, what we thought we would do is talk a little bit about the legal age for smoking an e-cig, just to kind of reiterate exactly how everything works.
Legal Age in the UK
As it stands, we are not especially concerned about the legal age anywhere else but in the UK. Here, in the United Kingdom, the legal age for buying these products is 18. That means at minimum, you have to be 18 to legally purchase any product relating to an electronic cigarette.
That’s why we ask for proof of age when answering the website. We do have methods of being able to check who is telling the truth and who isn’t, so if you do attempt to access the site and you’re not over the age of 18, we can find out.
Your Health and Safety
We really aren’t doing this to be difficult, we’re not doing this to be problematic, we're doing this for your health and safety. We understand exactly how important it can be for people to feel like they have control over their lives. There is nicotine in the products that we sell. It’s an addictive substance. It has been proven that younger mines, especially those of teenagers, are less developed and more likely to suffer from the effects of addiction.
We don’t want to sell products to underage buyers. It’s exactly how the problems start. The spate of deaths in America connected to electronic cigarettes are all down to teenagers getting their hands on products they shouldn’t. That means somewhere there’s been a gap in the chain, a weakness in the way in which people do things. We are trying to avoid that, to stop it from being a problem, so we need people to respect the rules and continue to be sensible with their own lives.
In conclusion, please don’t buy products from us if you’re under the age of 18. Usually, it doesn’t happen, but there has been a massive influx of people who have tried. We don’t want this to be the case. We want you to be sensible with how you do things, and we do offer products for over 18s that will be more than satisfactory. Please also don’t purchase our products and then distribute them to under 18s, you’re helping to cause problems for the community and for the people that you’re giving these items to. We have a selection of options for you to pick from, offering a variety of mods and kits and accessories, but we need you to be sensible in the process.