Authorities stub out e CANBERRANS keen to try smokeless ''e cigarettes'' are running a legal tightrope, with the product banned across Australia despite its increasing availability oakley bottlecap sunglasses online.
Nicotine is banned because oakley protective eyewear it is a scheduled poison and nicotine replacement products must be approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration to be exempt. The Federal Government banned e cigarettes, often marketed as a healthier alternative to smoking, earlier this year at the same time a 25per cent tax hike on tobacco products took effect. Australia's largest supplier of e cigarettes, New Zealand business Elusion, reported that sales increased 200per cent when the price hike took effect but the federal ban appeared to have no impact on sales to its 10,000 Australian customers. The Australian Medical Association said there was no evidence ''e cigarettes'' helped people quit, and Victorian AMA president Harry Hemley warned the products posed a serious health risk. ''Nicotine is a schedule seven poison because it is harmful to human health,'' she said. ''It is very important that consumers understand that when buying unregistered products over the internet that they have no guarantee about the quality or the actual ingredients of the product they are going to inhale or ingest, and oakley antix that there is no guarantee that these products are safe or effective.
'' ACT Health said e cigarettes also encouraged people to continue smoking behaviour. ''Because e cigarettes mimics smoking in both design and use, the ACT Health Directorate does not support [their use],'' a spokeswoman said. ''Essentially, the idea behind e cigarettes is that by using them, it will mimic and therefore entirely replace the need for men's sunglasses oakley real cigarettes,'' he said.
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