Australia Passes World-First Vaping Law

The government has secured a deal with the greens in the senate in order to pass world first legislation against vaping. The bill will see Australians only able to access vapes through pharmacies and anyone under the age of 18 requiring a GP certificate in order to purchase them. Vapes themselves will be subject to plain-packaging laws similar to that of existing tobacco products.

Demos Hammond has the story.

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Produced By: Demos Hammond

Featured In Story: Hon Senator Ann Ruston , Adam Bandt, MP, and Nicole Rahman, PhD Nursing

First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 26 June 2024