E-cigarette ban to stay

The TGA’s decision to keep its current ban on the sale of nicotine containing e-cigarettes has incensed some addiction experts and been applauded by others.

In announcing the move this week, the TGA said any change could re-normalise smoking.

However, tobacco treatment specialist, UNSW Associate Professor Colin Mendelsohn and Dr Alex Wodak, director of the Alcohol and Drug Service at Sydney’s St Vincent’s Hospital, say