BLUFNew regulations require that vapes be only sold in pharmacies, with certain flavours, colours, and other ingredients banned. Furthermore, the concentration and volume of nicotine will be decreased.
This article by Jake Evans and Tom Lowrey, writing for ABC-Australia, makes the following points:
- Vapes have created a new generation of nicotine addicts.
- Once touted as therapeutic products, vapes have become a legal loophole.
- The tax on tobacco will also increase by five per cent each year for the next three years to curb cigarette smoking.
Recent Runway Posts related to this topic:
- New Australian vaping research finds 'suite of chemicals' in liquids used in vapes, some at 'dangerously high' levels | The Runway (airforce.gov.au)
References from the Web:
- MAY 2023 Australia to ban recreational vaping in e-cigarette crackdown—Reuters
- MAY 2023 Australia to ban recreational vaping in crackdown on e-cigarettes—Sky News
- Article Source: ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
- Media Check: ABC News - Media Bias Fact Check (mediabiasfactcheck.com) MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
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