Australia: hardline attitudes and red tape make for a difficult road ahead



  • Executive summary
  • Regulatory landscape
  • National regulatory framework
  • Age restrictions
  • Product restrictions
  • Proposal to change nicotine status at federal level
  • Labelling and packaging
  • Retail channels restriction
  • Public usage
  • Advertising and marketing
  • Taxation
  • Enforcement
  • Case law
  • Future developments


In this detailed November 2016 ECigIntelligence report, we see that though states and territories get to make their own rules, vaping products containing nicotine are effectively outlawed across Australia – and life isn’t much easier for sellers and users of non-nictotine e-cigs.

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