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Geek Bar has asked local authorities to encourage retailers to come forward if they are approached by illicit vape distributors.

Last month, the disposable vaping company sent letters to trading standards in major UK cities outlining the issue, following a number of raids.

Disposable vapes must have no more than 20mg of nicotine to be legally sold in the UK.

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Geek Bar chief executive Allen Young said: “It’s easy to blame the manufacturer, but these products are finding their way into the UK through customs and being sold in retail outlets across the country.

“There needs to be more collaboration and enforcement involving all parties, including trading standards, the vaping industry, retailer trade associations and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency.”

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