New vaping laws include jail time, heavy fines

By Tess Ikonomou and Kat Wong
Updated March 21 2024 - 10:45am, first published 10:40am
The Australian Border Force and Therapeutic Goods Administration seized more than 360,000 vapes. (Dean Lewins/AAP PHOTOS)
The Australian Border Force and Therapeutic Goods Administration seized more than 360,000 vapes. (Dean Lewins/AAP PHOTOS)

Young Australians are being lured by big tobacco companies to take up vaping, doctors warned, as the federal government introduced new legislation with tough penalties to combat a growing national health crisis.

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