Changes to vaping rules in Australia

February 07, 2024 by

Changes to vaping rules in Australia

From January 1, 2024, the Australian Government banned the importation of disposable vapes into Australia. This includes vapes with and without nicotine. Disposable vapes are e-cigarette devices that can’t be recharged, or reused. And from March 1, 2024, other requirements will be introduced including:

  • a ban on the importation of all vapes (including rechargeable) without an import licence and permit
  • specific product requirements for imported vapes, with flavours limited to mint, menthol or tobacco.

13.00% of the adult population are current smokers. There are approximately 2.6 million current smokers in Australia 15.20% of men are current smokers but only 10.90% of women.



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