E-cigarettes discussion paper launched

Public Health Services is calling for public submissions on its discussion paper on the use of electronic cigarette devices in Tasmania.

At the moment no restrictions apply to the availability and use of nicotine-free electronic cigarettes in Tasmania.

Public Health Services wants to hear views from individuals, businesses and organisations on whether this should remain the case.

The discussion paper, Options for a public health – response to electronic cigarettes, and response template are available at www.dhhs.tas.gov/publichealth/tobacco_control/electronic-cigarettes 

Submissions will be published online unless clearly marked as confidential and anonymous submissions will not be accepted.

For enquiries and copies of the discussion paper contact Public Health Services on 1800 671 738 or email public.health@dhhs.tas.gov.au

The closing date for written submissions is 5pm Friday 24 July 2015.

12 June 2015