State by State Laws on Nicotine, Ecigs & Eliquid
STATE BY STATE LAWS
QUEENSLAND is the only state where it is illegal to use E CIGS that contain nicotine. Fines apply if you are caught using an E CIG WITH NICOTINE.
NSW The use of E CIGS with E LIQUID containing nicotine is legal importing nicotine from overseas is legal with a prescription from your medical practitioner. The sale of E CIGS with nicotine is illegal. Vaping in indoor and outdoor smoke free zones is legal but from JULY 1 2018 on wards it will become illegal and there will be a fine of up to $550 dollars. The sale of E CIGS to children under 16 is illegal, also PROMOTIONAL ADVERTISING of E CIGS in retail stores is illegal but some stores are exempt from this law.
VICTORIA The sale of E CIGS is legal the use of e cigs with e liquid containing nicotine is illegal Importing nicotine the same as NSW is legal but must have a medical prescription from a medical practitioner. The sale of E CIGS with nicotine is illegal. Vaping indoor or outdoor smoke free zones is illegal , the sale of E CIGS TO PERSONS UNDER 18 IS ILLEGAL and the use of an E CIG in a car carrying children under 16 is illegal. Promotional Advertising in retail store or stores is illegal.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA The sale and supply of E CIGS is legal the use of E CIGS E LIQUID containing nicotine is legal,Importing nicotine for your personnel use is legal but must have a prescription from a medical practitioner. The sale of E CIGS OR E LIQUID containing nicotine is ILLEGAL,Vaping indoor and outdoor smoke free zones is legal.Promotional Advertising in retail stores is legal.
NORTHERN TERRITORY You can not buy E CIGS OR E LIQUIDS in AUSTRALIA that contain nicotine you can vape anywhere you like in the N/T unless there are signs telling you otherwise also you can display Vape products in stores without restrictions.
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY You can not sell E CIGS to MINORS you can not advertise E CIGS in stores and you must keep them hidden out of view,also you can,t vape in smoke free zones you can still import nicotine from overseas the sale and the supply of E CIGS is legal and using vaporizers that contain nicotine is legal.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA Is one of the stricktest states on vaping under the act you are not allowed to sell any product that is not a tobacco product but designed to resemble a tabacco product or package,and it is unfortunate due to the act E CIGS with or without nicotine can not be sold in WA. But you can buy E CIGS AND E LIQUID from people in other states and have it shipped to WA. The use of vapes and eliquids is legal to use with or without nicotine in WA also there are no controls around vaping in no smoking zones so you are legally free to vape wherever you like unless the owner of a premises prohibits vaping.
Laws are continually changing, keep up to date with your state laws on vaping by visiting you state govt page