RACGP backs vaping as second-line smoking cessation therapy

It also wants greater flexibility in prescribing options

This story has been updated. The Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association quoted in the article has previously received 'seed' funding from e-cigarette companies Nicopharm and Nicovape.


In a statement sent to Australian Doctor on Wednesday it said its current policy is not to accept donations from "tobacco companies or their subsidiaries or from the vape industry".

The RACGP has backed vaping as a "reasonable" second-line treatment for patients who want to quit smoking but have not