Nicotine ‘Illegal’ In Australia From October

Australia’s harsh new nicotine legal guidelines are weeks away and vapers are being urged to get their nicotine prescriptions sorted now earlier than it’s too late.

As of October 1st 2021, nicotine and nicotine primarily based e-liquids might be deemed unlawful until the person has a sound prescription.

Australia's harsh new nicotine laws

Any firm importing nicotine faces fines of as much as $11 million AUS and vapers might be breaking the regulation in the event that they purchase from abroad web sites.

Private customers caught shopping for nicotine and nicotine primarily based e-liquids from abroad face fines of as much as $222 for every offence maxing out at $222,000.


Nevertheless, nicotine primarily based patches, sprays and gums are exempt…effectively the bloody effectively could be wouldn’t they given they’re no the place close to as efficient as vaping!

The writing has been on the wall for a very long time down underneath and the explanation given is as you may guess…to avoid wasting the kids.

FFS…bangs head on desk but once more…

AS for the reasoning behind Australia’s harsh nicotine legal guidelines, the federal government says:

There was a major improve in using nicotine e-cigarettes by younger folks in Australia and in lots of different international locations.

Between 2015 and 2019, e-cigarette use by younger folks elevated by 96 per cent in Australia.

There’s proof that nicotine e-cigarettes act as a ‘gateway’ to smoking in youth and publicity to nicotine in adolescents might have long-term penalties for mind growth.

The modifications strike a steadiness between the necessity to stop younger folks from taking on nicotine e-cigarettes whereas permitting present people who smoke to entry these merchandise for smoking cessation on their physician’s recommendation.

It’s all whole BS and the some…and we’ve put these loopy conclusions to the sword so many instances it’s unfaithful…however nonetheless governments persist in spraying false details at each flip

Unhappy instances certainly and for the file virtually 25,000 people who smoke die from lit tobacco associated ailments every year within the nation…vaping I hazard a guess is an enormous fats zero.

It’s completely felony, and naturally, lit tobacco stays on sale…

For extra info on the brand new laws, checkout the wonderful ATHRA submit on the matter.

For extra background on how the hell Australia’s harsh nicotine legal guidelines got here into pressure, take a look at my articles exhibiting the sluggish creep to the place we’re immediately:

Malaysian Vape Business Should Be Regulated

Because the Malaysian Authorities dithers over what to do about vaping the nation’s vape business is asking for it to be regulated.

Proper now there’s a tax on most issues vape and this, says Rizani Zakaria, the President of the Malaysian Vape Business Affiliation (MVIA), wants to incorporate merchandise containing nicotine.


Again in January this yr the federal government imposed a ten% tax on vape gear together with e-liquids.

Any product that accommodates nicotine ought to solely be bought by licenced pharmacists, nonetheless it seems they’re bought just about in all places.

This has led to calls to herald a vape ban or on the very least powerful new vaping laws.

There’s at present round 1million vapers within the nation with virtually 90% of them ex people who smoke.

Rizani advised TRP new and honest vape laws would defend vapers from ‘unregulated products’ including:

Step one in laws entail differentiating conventional cigarettes and vape merchandise on condition that they don’t seem to be the identical and this degree of understanding amongst policymakers are essential.

These two totally different merchandise, one is much less dangerous and one is understood to be harmful to well being, mustn’t share the identical regulatory remedy.

To insist that, will take away an possibility from thousands and thousands of Malaysian people who smoke who’re searching for harm-reduced options to cigarettes.

From an financial perspective, there may be robust potential for the business to develop quickly as there may be curiosity in our merchandise from a number of international locations together with the UK, the United Arab Emirates and america.

This is not going to solely contribute to the nation’s income but in addition create employment alternatives and develop small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs).

For the file, a staggering 44000 youngsters repeatedly smoke within the nation with a whopping 4528000 adults lighting up leading to 27200 people who smoke dying every year.

Let’s hope the federal government is wise…one can hope…

Poignant Tweet From India’s Vapers

Because of the Indian Authorities just about banning all issues vape, this tweet from the Affiliation of Vapers India says all of it.

Learn extra on India’s vape ban:

…and at last…Present Me Your Waterfall…

Nope that’s not a euphemism…

The World Vape present is searching for one of the best vape tricksters on the planet.

Not the Jellyfish

They need to function one of the best of one of the best on stage in Dubai this September.

So in the event you’re a vape bender [not a euphemism] – lethal with the dragon or superior with the O’s – they need YOU!

Fill out the World Vape Present Trickster type and let’s see what you’ve acquired.

Given I have a tendency to harm my jaw attempting to blow rings I’ll give it a miss…

Plus I look silly in snap again caps 😉


Extra vape information on Wednesday!