Ban on importing e-cigarettes a ‘death sentence’ for vapers
There is outrage over the government’s decision to ban the importation of e-cigarettes.
From July 1, the importation of e-cigarettes and nicotine-containing refills will be illegal.
Currently, the sale of e-cigarettes is banned in all states and territories, forcing many to result to importing them.
Individuals will need a doctor’s prescription to purchase e-cigarettes or refills.
University of NSW Associate Professor Dr Colin Mendelsohn told Ben Fordham many people will go back to cigarettes.
“It’s a death sentence for hundreds and thousands of vapers and smokers.”
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