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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 …

The South Australian Government has banned the online advertisement, promotion and sale of e-cigarette products Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade said this is a move towards limiting pathways …

Experts are divided as to the cause of the death and other reported serious lung illnesses linked to vaping A man from Illinois, US who used a vaping device has …

During today’s Health debate, neither the Minister nor Shadow Minister ruled out the possibility of double-sized packs being dispensed for certain chronic conditions… with both saying instead that they would …

Calls to Australian Poisons Information Centres in recent years include cases where children inhaled e-cigarette liquids, ate cartridges or had liquids splashed in their eyes Writing in the MJA this …

The TGA has warned consumers about dangers associated with purchasing electronic cigarette liquid, following a study which found harmful ingredients This week the Medical Journal of Australia published an article …

Relaxing current regulations on e-cigarettes is unlikely to result in further smoking cessation in young adults as most are using them for enjoyment, say Australian researchers Among Australian young adults …

Confusion reigns over advice and information about the sale of e-cigarettes and how to handle customer enquiries Australian pharmacists are unsure with how to proceed in offering information about e-cigarettes …