UK Shop Owner Found Guilty for Illegal E-cigarette Sales

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UK Shop Owner Found Guilty for Illegal E-cigarette Sales
UK shop owner Leighton John Dodds and his company, Cumbria Vapes, face multiple charges for selling illegal e-cigarettes.

According to Newsandstar on November 9th, a 41-year-old British store owner, Leighton John Dodds, has been found guilty of continuing to sell illegal e-cigarettes after being warned, along with his company Cumbria Vapes Limited. They both face 18 charges.


Mr. Doe's sale of certain e-cigarettes with oversized specifications and excessively high nicotine content has violated the stringent regulations set by the Drug and Health Product Regulatory Authority for e-cigarettes.


British Trading Standards officials have confiscated a total of 106 non-compliant e-cigarettes.


Despite Mr. Daz's claim to be the largest e-cigarette retailer in the county, supplying e-cigarettes to 300 to 400 customers daily, he has been accused of negligence and has been ordered to pay a fine of £3,540. Additionally, he will have to cover court costs of £1,000 and a victim surcharge of £190.


His company, Cumbria Vapes Limited, has been fined £8,000, in addition to £1,000 in court costs and £190 in victim surcharges.


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