One of the most challenging aspects of vaping in Australia isthe fact that Australian law classifies liquid nicotine as a dangerous poison. It is therefore illegaltobuy or sell liquid nicotine in Australia unless you have a doctor’s prescription and are buying it from a compounding pharmacy.
Don’t lose hope!It’s still possible for you to buy e-liquid with nicotine, but you’ll need to import it by buying from a company that ships e-liquid to Australia from New Zealand, Europe, the United States or elsewhere.
How Do I Buy Liquid Nicotine in Australia?
The Therapeutic Goods Administration Personal Importation Scheme makes it legal for you to importliquid nicotine for personal use. You can simply import plain, unflavoured liquid nicotine and add it tothe bottles of nicotine-free e-liquid that you buy from Ivanna Vape. Not sure how much nicotine to add to an e-liquid? Thise-liquid calculator can help, oryou can contact us for advice.
How to Comply With the TGA Personal Importation Scheme
To comply with the TGA Personal Importation Scheme, you’ll need to do the following:
Learn More About Australian Vaping Laws and Find a Doctor
Learn more about Australia’s vaping laws at theAustralian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association website.ATHRA is actively seeking doctorswho are willing to learn about vaping and write prescriptions for therapeutic nicotine. If you have trouble finding a doctorto write your prescription, ATHRA may be able to help.
Which Type of Nicotine Should I Choose?
Nicotine for e-liquid comes in two forms:freebase nicotine andnicotine salt.You can add whatever form of nicotine you like to your e-liquids. Generally, though, people use nicotine salt with pod systems and freebase nicotine with mods.