The e-cigarette industry fears that the EU battery regulation will ruin the good business with disposable products. If the current trilogue – negotiations continue on Friday – should also agree on a take-back obligation for the lithium-ion battery from disposable e-cigarettes, this would mean the economic end. Small-scale retailers would not be able to set up a deposit system for single-use e-cigarettes. Disposable e-cigarettes only entered the market in the EU this year and have captured high market shares in a short time.
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