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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 …

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 …

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 …

A “tragic accident” which killed a toddler has led a coroner to propose an awareness campaign about e-cigarette liquids The child, identified only as “Baby J” in court documents, died …

Alcohol and nicotine remain the most-consumed licit drugs in Australia, while methylamphetamine is still the most-used illicit drug, new data show The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission has released the sixth …

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 …

More Australians are using oxycodone and fentanyl than heroin, new data from wastewater analysis suggests But there has been a gradual reduction in pharmaceutical opioid use in some sites, Australia’s …

With ambiguous messages surrounding nicotine replacement therapy in pregnancy, Aussie experts have tried to pin down the best advice Smoking cessation experts and public health physicians from the University of …

The AMA has called for e-cigarettes to remain subject to “strong regulation” in Australia Commenting on its submission to an inquiry into the devices, the AMA says it believes that …

In the wake of the TGA’s decision to maintain a ban on nicotine for e-cigarettes, research shows such restrictive environments inhibit smokers’ attempts to quit A study published this week …