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e-cigarette legislation to be monitored

The Isle of Man will be keeping a close eye on how Britain handles legislation to restrict e-cigarette sales, according to the Office of Fair Trading's Chief Inspector of Trading Standards.

Under-18s in England are to be banned from buying them, with the new law coming into force in the autumn.

Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are also looking into the possibility of bringing in age restrictions.

Chief Inspector of Trading Standards John Peete says it doesn't seem to be a huge problem here, but feels a ban for under-18s would probably be a good idea:

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