New vape regulations coming into effect see divided opinions

Nikita McGuire
By Nikita McGuire
October 1 2021 - 9:30am
Australian Medical Association Tasmania spokeswoman Dr Annette Barratt.

As of October 1 it is illegal to buy nicotine vaping products in Australia without a prescription from a GP. With the new regulations being implemented on Friday the Australian Association of Convenience Stores has said the changes will leave regional retailers in the dark.


Nikita McGuire

Nikita McGuire


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