ACCC takes e-cig retailers to court

Australia's consumer watchdog has lodged legal action in the Federal Court against two e-cigarette online retailers for allegedly falsely claiming their products don't contain potentially cancer-causing chemicals.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission alleges the two companies, Social-Lites and Elusion New Zealand Limited, breached the Australian Consumer Law by making claims on their websites that their products being did not contain carcinogens or toxic chemicals, and did not contain any of the chemicals found in conventional