Accessing Vaping Prescriptions in Victoria
Prescription Vape offers legal and streamlined access to prescribed vaping. As of 1st October 2021, Australians now require a prescription to legally vape nicotine.
For Victorians wanting to quit smoking with the assistance of vaping or current vapers needing a prescription to meet new regulations, they must get a prescription from a medical service provider such as Prescription Vape or enquire with their GP.
Who can be prescribed vapes in Victoria?
At Prescription Vape it is our mission to reduce the health impacts of smoking on Australians. Anyone seeking to quit smoking and reduce the harms associated with tobacco is eligible for prescription vaping, as long as they have tried other methods of quitting first.
Vaping is classified as a second-line treatment for smoking cessation so if you have tried to quit smoking before, without success, reach out to Prescription Vape or speak with your doctor about accessing prescribed vaping.
Whether it is your 5th or 50th attempt to quit smoking, Prescription Vape offers support, guidance and resources to assist you to quit tobacco.
Are nicotine vapes legal in Victoria?
Nicotine vaping is legal in Victoria and Australia with a prescription from a GP or medical service provider. Ordering nicotine vape liquid from online marketplaces is illegal unless you have a prescription.
When legally prescribed vaping through Prescription Vapes simple online portal, your vape device or pod refills will be delivered express to your door. For those in Melbourne, that can be as fast as next day delivery.
How do I access nicotine vaping in Melbourne?
Whether you are located in Melbourne or regional Victoria you can easily access prescribed vaping through online consultations via Prescription Vape. Free virtual consults are available to assess your eligibility for prescribed nicotine vaping.
You can choose a vape device appropriate for you, and if our medical professional approves your case, your vape and vape pods will be sent out directly.
How much does vaping cost in Victoria?
Vaping offers a considerably cheaper, and potentially safer, alternative to tobacco. A pack a day smoker will spend an average of $12,000 per year on tobacco or cigarettes. Whereas equivalent vaping costs, including device and refills, equate to approximately $1150.
Switching to vaping first requires the purchase of a device, Prescription Vape offers affordable, quality tested devices from $15-$50. Vape pod refills costs depend on how much you vape and can range from $5-9 per day for the average smoker.
When will my prescription vape be delivered in Victoria?
Prescription Vape products, devices and pod refills are shipped out express via Australia Post as soon as your order has been approved by one of our health professionals.
Delivery can be as quick as the following day in major metropolitan areas. However depending on your location and postal service, we would typically allow between 1-4 days.
Why Prescription Vape?
Our team of medical professionals and pharmacists are dedicated to helping Australians quit smoking when other efforts and treatments have been unsuccessful. Our expert team have selected vaping devices and vape pod refills that meet Australian TGO 110 safety standards, but also provide premium performance and ease of use.
If you need a prescription to keep you away from returning to cigarette smoking, or you’d like to learn more about how vaping can assist you in quitting smoking, register on this site now or contact us at [email protected]