Tobacco & related products

Electronic cigarettes simulate the act of tobacco smoking. Electronic cigarettes have not been assessed for safety.

Reduced fire risk cigarettes can still cause significant injury or damage if they come in contact with combustible materials and start a fire. Dispose of your cigarette thoughtfully.

Children can suffer serious burns from disposable lighters that do not meet the mandatory safety standard. Make sure you buy lighters with the necessary child-resistant features.

Smokeless tobacco products can cause cancers, chromosomal damage, infections and death. There is a ban on supplying these products in Australia. However, individuals may import a limited amount for personal use.

All retail tobacco products must carry health warnings. These health warnings are placed on tobacco products to deter smokers from continuing tobacco consumption.

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