29 Mar 2017

E-cigarettes and e-liquid to be legal

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:17 pm on 29 March 2017

The sale of nicotine e-cigarettes and e-liquid, will be legalised, the Government announced this morning. Associate Minister of Health, Nicky Wagner, said in a statement that "Scientific evidence on the safety of e-cigarettes is still developing but there's a general consensus that vaping is much less harmful than smoking". And regulations on vaping will be aligned with those for cigarettes.

Associate Minister of Health, Nicky Wagner explains why the change is being made.

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