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Katter’s Australian Party calls for vaping to be legalised in Australia

WITH QUEENSLAND smoking rates being much higher than the national average and about 600,000 Queenslanders smoking daily, a different approach needs to be taken to improve people’s health and alleviate pressure on future health budgets.

WA People support legalising vaping

In this modern age, petitions which legally require people to sign a piece of paper seem archaic. They are also difficult to organise. Yet today I was proud to hand over to Aaron Stonehouse MLC a  petition to the West Australian  parliament calling for the legalisation of vaping. Some 7176 signatures were obtained making it… Continue reading WA People support legalising vaping

GPs reminded of vaping changes

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Under the changes, people will no longer be able to buy nicotine vaping products (NVPs) or import them from overseas websites without a valid prescription. GPs can prescribe nicotine vaping products by becoming an Authorised Prescriber – which only takes a few minutes and is free – through the Special Access Scheme or by providing a prescription for three months’ supply… Continue reading GPs reminded of vaping changes

Quit Smoking

Nicotine vaping therapy will not be offered to those who do not smoke Nicotine vaping therapy will only be offered to those patients who have tried conventional smoking cessation therapies and have not yet quit smoking

Nicotine Vaping product

Nicotine vaping prescriptions can only be provided if the patient fulfils the following RACGP smoking cessation criteria: • People who have tried to achieve smoking cessation with approved pharmacotherapies but failed, and who are still motivated to quit smoking and have brought up e-cigarette usage with their healthcare practitioner;• Patients should also be offered brief… Continue reading Nicotine Vaping product

Chronic Doctors

Nicotine Vaping Chronic Doctors provides ongoing consultations for smoking cessation after conventional smoking cessation techniques have failed. Nicotine vaping prescriptions can only be provided if the patient fulfils the following RACGP smoking cessation criteria: