Australia

Policy Summary: 

A law classifies nicotine as a restricted poison if it is not used for therapeutic purposes. Non-nicotine e-cigarettes are classified as legal consumer products. The sale and marketing of ENDS is prohibited; though according to a statement, import for personal reasons may be permitted under certain instances. Advertising, promotion and sponsorship, as well as recreational use of ENDS, are inherently prohibited since the marketing of these products is banned.*

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Regulatory Mechanisms: 

Law
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Statement
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*Personal communication with in-country experts and/or Ministry of Health representatives

Statement (http://www.webcitation.org/query?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.tga.gov.au%2Fbehi...)
*Personal communication with in-country experts and/or Ministry of Health representatives