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Don’t give in to pressure to water down proposed regulations around prescription-only vaping, e-cigarettes, Senator tells government A motion has been moved in the Senate calling for the government to …

This week saw pharmacists around the world celebrate World Pharmacists Day and be praised for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic Friday, 25 September was World Pharmacists Day, and members …

The TGA has made an interim decision to allow nicotine-containing solutions for vaping to be sold only through pharmacies This week the TGA announced an interim decision that, if made final, would …

The National Retail Association claims that the Federal Government’s proposal to limit smoke-free nicotine to pharmacies is the “worst of both worlds” NRA CEO Dominique Lamb says that the proposal …

Experts have welcomed the move to prohibit imports of e-cigarette products containing nicotine without a script, but others have concerns The Therapeutic Goods Administration advised last week that the Federal …

E-cigarettes containing nicotine are set to be banned from importation, in a move welcomed by doctor groups The Therapeutic Goods Administration has advised that the Australian Government plans to ask …

Australian researchers have reviewed the evidence behind nicotine vaping products as a harm reduction tool and provide advice for pharmacy staff Pharmacists play a critical role in delivering harm reduction …

Stakeholders have backed a whole-of-government statement highlighting concerns about “the direct harms e‐cigarettes pose to human health” The latest communique released by the intergovernmental Ministerial Drug and Alcohol Forum notes …

The Victorian Government is the latest stakeholder to express concern about vaping, saying e-liquids are becoming increasingly more dangerous The Andrews Labor Government has launched a new campaign to raise …

5 things you need to know about EVALI Coral Gartner Associate Professor, School of Public Health, The University of Queensland Wayne Hall Professor and Director, Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research, …

A BMJ review of e-cigarettes’ effects shows concerning results including higher rates of acute respiratory illness, acute injury to the small airways and immunosuppression Studies show e-cigarettes have measurable adverse …

It’s been a busy week in the world of pharmacy… The TGA announced that several ranitidine-containing products including Zantac have been removed from the Australian market due to contamination with …