According to the official news of the general office of the General Administration of customs, recently, Nansha customs, affiliated to Guangzhou Customs, found that when checking a batch of cross-border e-commerce goods in stock, the declared goods named Japanese gippro vaporizer, Japanese gippro vape pen and other goods were clearly marked with the words “e-cigarettes” on the enterprise sales website.
The general office of the General Administration of Customs said that according to the notice on further protecting minors from electronic cigarettes (No. 1, 2019) jointly issued by the state tobacco monopoly administration and the State Administration of market supervision and administration on October 30, Nansha customs immediately informed the relevant enterprises to stop selling the electronic cigarettes on the shelves and ordered the enterprises to return the batch of electronic cigarettes to Japan, involving a value of 909000 yuan.
Previously, the State Tobacco Monopoly Bureau issued the notice on further protecting minors from electronic cigarettes, urging e-commerce platforms to close e-cigarette stores in a timely manner and remove e-cigarette products from the shelves in a timely manner. In addition, the State Tobacco Monopoly Bureau also said it would continue to investigate and punish the illegal production and sale of electronic cigarettes.
At that time, the State Tobacco Monopoly Bureau also said that, in order to further strengthen the protection of physical and mental health of minors and prevent minors from purchasing and smoking electronic cigarettes through the Internet, it urged enterprises or individuals engaged in the production and sale of electronic cigarettes to close the Internet sales website or client in a timely manner since the issuance of the notice; urged e-commerce platforms to close the electronic cigarette shops in a timely manner, and E-cigarette products shall be removed from the shelves in a timely manner; enterprises or individuals engaged in the production and sale of e-cigarettes shall be urged to withdraw the e-cigarette advertisements published through the Internet.