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A multi-agency raid across Sydney has seen the TGA and Australian Border Force seize more than 14,000 unlawful therapeutic goods, including Covid RATs An operation aimed at disrupting the “end-to-end …

A new special access scheme pathway to prescribe e-cigarettes – which will see nurse practitioners as well as doctors able to prescribe them – will start on 1 January Stakeholders …

What is the evidence for nicotine vaping products in smoking cessation and their impact on health more generally? By Sandra Rackemann BPharm (Hons), AACPA, Professional Development Pharmacist, Australasian College of …

Two pharmacist groups speak out on the 8CPA negotiations, while FIP has a busy week and there’s a lot of concern about “unleashing” pharmacists Issues around the 8CPA came to …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Risk of Fracture and Osteoporosis in Patients with COPD and Inhaled Corticosteroids Treatment This meta-analysis of 26 RCTs (n=61,380) concluded that …

The TGA has executed multiple warrants on storage units and residences in Brisbane and seized over 40,000 vaping products The products have an estimated street value of over $1.2 million, …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Use of Vaping as a Smoking Cessation Aid A review of clinical trials has concluded that vaping appears to …

TikTok and other social media are featuring growing rates of e-cigarette promotion, prompting one health stakeholder to say that imminent restrictions don’t go far enough In its submission to the …

WA’s chief pharmacist says illegal vapes are “popping up everywhere,” as the state makes its biggest seizure to date Many people do not understand that all vapes sold outside the …

Pharmacist Angelo Pricolo spoke with “harm minimisation royalty” about the “last-ditch” quit-smoking approach of vaping – and why it’s better for kids to vape than smoke At the Australian Pharmacy …

The TGA has highlighted the upcoming e-cigarette crackdown, in announcing nearly $16,000 in infringement notices The Therapeutic Goods Administration says that it has handed a Queensland tobacco store owner six …

One leading pharmacist has welcomed new restrictions on e-cigarettes which will see disposables banned, retail availability shut down, and a streamlined process for getting a script Health Minister Mark Butler …