Do you need a license to sell vapes in Australia?
E-cigarette products are un-classified which means that they do not come under the same regulations as cigarettes. This means you can sell and advertise e-cigarettes and e-liquids in stores and can also vape in smoke-free zones, however, you still can’t buy e-liquids with nicotine in SA.
Is vaping legal in Australia 2021?
From 1 October 2021, Australians will need a prescription to legally access nicotine containing e‑cigarette products for any purpose. This includes importing these products from overseas. Find out more about these changes.
Is it illegal to import vapes into Australia?
It is not an offence to import nicotine e-liquid into Australia under the Customs (Prohibited Imports) Regulations 1956 and an import permit is not required.
Is e-cigarette legal in Australia?
The supply of nico-tine-containing e-cigarettes in Australia is illegal. Possession or use of nicotine in e-cigarettes without approval is also illegal and the sale of non-nicotine e-cigarettes is illegal in some states.
Do I need a license to sell e-cigarettes?
While you do not need a licence to set up a vape shop, retailers do have to be on top of regulations governing vape sales.
Can you still buy vapes in Australia?
Across Australia, it’s illegal for people of any age to buy or sell disposable vapes or e-liquids containing nicotine. Carrying or using these products without a prescription is illegal in all states and territories except South Australia.
Can I ship nicotine vape to Australia?
Importing vapes containing nicotine into Australia While it is legal to import nicotine e-liquid into Australia, you still require a prescription to purchase via the Personal Import Scheme, and you are only permitted to import 3 months supply.
Is Juul legal in Australia?
Unfortunately in Australia no nicotine products other than Tobacco and Nicorette products can’t be sold to the public. That means under current federal laws it is illegal to sell JUUL devices in Australia.
Is vape banned in Australia?
Australia has tightened its vaping laws in a bid to crack down on the illegal use and sale of nicotine vaping products. From today, it’s illegal to buy items such as nicotine e-cigarettes, nicotine pods and liquid nicotine from overseas and locally without a prescription.
Can you buy vapes online still?
The simplest answer is YES, you can still buy vapes online and have them shipped by mail.
What is the punishment for shipping vapes?
In short, the amended PACT Act prohibits you from using USPS to deliver “ENDS” directly to consumers. Shipping vapes between businesses are allowed, in certain cases, which we’ll discuss below. Violations of the new PACT Act carry civil and criminal penalties, including up to three years in prison.
Can I buy e-cigarettes in Australia?
This means e-cigarettes containing nicotine cannot be sold in Australia unless the user has a prescription from a medical doctor. If you think someone is selling e-cigarettes that contain nicotine, please report it to NSW Health or call the Tobacco Information Line on 1800 357 412.
Is it an offence to use e-cigarettes in NSW?
In June 2015, the NSW Parliament passed the Public Health (Tobacco) Amendment (E-cigarettes) Act 2015. This served to distinguish e-cigarette accessories from tobacco products and the types of offences that can be committed in NSW. For example, it is an offence:
What is the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration’s view on e-cigarettes?
The Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has not assessed any e-cigarettes for quality, safety or performance as a smoking cessation aid. The TGA has a range of resources on nicotine vaping products to assist, consumers, prescribers, pharmacies, and wholesalers.
Is it illegal to sell e-cigarettes online?
It is illegal for retailers (other than pharmacies) to sell e-cigarettes or e-liquids that contain nicotine, including online sales E-cigarettes are not harm-free and may expose users and bystanders to chemicals that are harmful to health.