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AUSTRALIA: Access to vaping with nicotine only on prescription

AUSTRALIA: Access to vaping with nicotine only on prescription

In Australia, access to vaping and especially nicotine has been a real headache for years. However, things are moving and from October 1, 2021, the law will allow consumers to import vaping products containing nicotine.


ACCESS TO VAPE BY PRESCRIPTION!


La Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) Australian has just confirmed that access to electronic cigarettes containing nicotine will only be on prescription. As of October 1, 2021, the law allowing consumers to import vape products containing nicotine will align with the law allowing them to purchase these products in the domestic market.

Bridging a gap between Commonwealth and State and Territory law, the ruling announced today by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) clarifies that consumers will need a medical prescription to legally access nicotine vape products. Australia. This is in line with current national restrictions under State and Territory law that prohibit the supply of vaping products containing nicotine in Australia without a valid medical prescription.

The move, announced today by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), aims to prevent teens and young adults from using e-cigarettes while allowing current smokers to access these products to end smoking. on the advice of their doctor.

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