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Could adding nicotine lozenges to varenicline treatment boost smoking cessation rates? A new study has shown promising results Nicotine lozenges may be safely used alongside varenicline to help smokers quit, …

Women need more support to quit smoking during pregnancy but there is a lack of evidence around medicines safety, say researchers A UNSW Sydney-led study of 1.7 million pregnancies in …

The TGA has issued a statement about the changes to vaping which will take effect on from July 2024 “The new legislation introduces a single, consistent framework that applies nationally …

Mark Butler says he was refused pseudoephedrine in a “rather humiliating” experience as he discusses pharmacy-shopping for vapes In a discussion of the amended vaping legislation on Thursday (27 June …

Teal members of Parliament have slammed the amendments to vaping legislation, saying they supported the original bill and highlighting pharmacists’ concerns In the House of Representatives on Thursday (27 June …

A hospital pharmacist with years of experience in the respiratory specialty has seen a “significant” increase in vaping-related illness – and says the new vaping legislation puts members of the …

The PSA says that buying a vape will look very different for people who want them, thanks to the new legislation – and pharmacists must adhere to the relevant guidelines …

While pharmacy stakeholders have publicly opposed the new vaping legislation, other groups have welcomed the move to make vapes S3 The bill also prohibits the domestic manufacture, supply, commercial possession …

Greens health spokesperson criticises Guild over transparency, saying it preferred Schedule 2 or 4 for vapes, during a fiery Senate debate before e-cigarette bill passed But the Pharmacy Guild has …

Banner groups have come out against the amended vaping legislation, with one calling for nicotine vapes to return to S4 Blooms The Chemist Management Services Ltd has strongly advised its …

One group of pharmacists has welcomed the passage of the vaping bill through the Senate, saying it is “our best chance yet” of preventing young people from using the products …

Should pharmacies be the only authorised sellers of vapes – and do you agree with the legislative change that they be OTC? Pharmacies are set to become the only retailers …