Brazilian Police Crack Down on Illegal E-cigarette Sales

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Brazilian Police Crack Down on Illegal E-cigarette Sales
Brazilian Police recently conducted inspections on four stores in the city of Lauro de Freitas, resulting in the seizure of various e-cigarette products valued at 90,000 Brazilian Reais.

Recently, according to Brazilian media outlet Correio24horas, the Brazilian police have conducted inspections on four shops. This operation was carried out by the Anti-Corruption, Organized Crime, and Money Laundering Department (Draco) in conjunction with the Economic Crimes and Anti-Public Administration Crimes Bureau (Dececap) and the Health Surveillance Agency.


In a joint operation conducted in the city and community of Lauro de Freitas, authorities seized 250 e-cigarettes, 221 bottles of e-cigarette liquid, 98 vaporizers, and two e-cigarette chargers. The confiscated items, worth 90,000 Brazilian reais (equivalent to 126,000 yuan), are set to be destroyed.


These shops have been fined for breaching administrative regulations and failing to comply with the decision of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration (ANFDA). A collaborative crackdown targeting the e-cigarette market will be continued by dedicated authorities.


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