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In Australia, if you are vaping a liquid that contains nicotine, you need a prescription from a doctor. There are severe penalties for importing or possessing nicotine liquid without a prescription, including fines of over $10,000 in some states, or even prison time.

There are severe penalties for importing or possessing nicotine liquid without a prescription, including fines of over $10,000 in some states, or even prison time.

The only way to get a prescription for vaped nicotine in Australia is from a doctor. If you want to fill your prescription at a local or online provider of vape nicotine (such as prescriptionvape.com.au), then the doctor must apply to the TGA to become an authorized prescriber of nicotine. At prescriptionvape.com.au all our doctors are authorized and will assess your eligibility in a no-cost virtual consultation. If you are eligible, they will give you a prescription, and you can purchase vaped nicotine here in Australia. 

The Personal Importation Scheme allows you to purchase vaped nicotine from overseas, however you still need a prescription, and you are only permitted to import 3 months supply. If you decide to purchase from a retailer based overseas, arrange for a copy of your prescription to be enclosed with the package the product is sent in. Australian Border Force (ABF) officials can stop your import at the Australian border if there is no prescription with the package. 

Studies have shown that vaping is less harmful than smoking tobacco, however there are still side effects. The most common unwanted side effects from vaping include dry mouth, throat irritation, headache, cough and nausea. These side effects will usually revolve on their own in time. If symptoms persist, it’s important that you seek advice from a healthcare professional.

No. Prescription Vape doctors will not approve a prescription for patients who are under 18 years of age, are pregnant or never smoked or vaped nicotine before. Prescriptionvape.com.au doctors are available to assist existing smokers or vapers who are seeking legal options to quit smoking or reduce their nicotine intake.

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