Unlawful Sale of E-Cigarettes in Ha Long City, Vietnam

Regulations by 2FIRSTS.ai
Sep.20.2023
Unlawful Sale of E-Cigarettes in Ha Long City, Vietnam
Vietnamese authorities have confiscated over 1,250 types of e-cigarette products following a raid on an illegal operation.

According to reports from Vietnamese media, the Vietnam Drug Crime Investigation Team, along with the Economic Police Department, Halong City Police Bureau, and the High Soaring District Police, conducted an inspection at Huyen Mi Nail business point in 2B area of Halong City's High Soaring District. During the inspection, they discovered the sale of e-cigarette products with unknown origins at the location.

 

According to reports, on the evening of September 14th, the law enforcement authorities have discovered that the owner of the business establishment is Mạc Thu Huyền. She was seen selling a box of Usalt Peach Ice brand e-cigarette liquid to customers, which comes in orange and white packaging.

 

During the inspection, Huyền was unable to provide invoices or legal documents regarding the aforementioned e-cigarette liquid.

 

During the course of work, Mạc Thu Huyền voluntarily surrendered other e-cigarette products, e-liquids used for e-cigarettes, and e-cigarette devices. All of these products were without proper invoices and supporting documents, and were hidden by Huyền in the attic of the business premises.

 

The proprietors of the establishment admit that these e-cigarette products were procured through the social media platform Facebook, without any record of their origin or purchase invoices, and were subsequently sold on a Facebook page named "Pod Hạ Long.

 

When customers inquire about making a purchase, Huyền agrees to meet them at a location near her residence or a place familiar to the customer.

 

Law enforcement authorities have confiscated and detained a total of 1,250 different types of e-cigarettes and e-liquids.

 

Currently, the public security bureau is further verifying and organizing the documents in order to deal with this case in accordance with the law.

 

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