Regulation under the Australian Consumer Law would improve product safety and quality, restrict sales to minors and ensure child-resistant containers and appropriate advertising. It would also eliminate the black market and the risks associated with it.
An ideal regulatory approach should strike a balance between making high quality vaping products readily available to addicted adult smokers as a safer alternative while reducing access to young people.
The future of this draconian plan is unknown.
Organisations such as ATHRA support vaping as a harm reduction method and oppose the current changes to vaping laws in Australia. You can stay updated by following their blog.
If you believe the proposed changes will impact you, we encourage you to support ATHRA vocally and/or financially to advocate on behalf of all Australian Vapers.
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This article is an attempt to assess the safety profile of vaping in a fair and balanced way.Vaping is not safe in absolute terms, but the general scientific consensus seems to be thatif you’re going to use nicotine either way, it is far better to vape than to continue smoking cigarettes.In this article, we’ll point out some of the latest research findings on vapingand address afew potential safety concerns that exist outside the act of vaping itself.