TGA seizes 40,000 vapes as part of multi-agency operation in Queensland
- We have executed warrants on storage units in Sydney and seized more than 70,000 vaping products, with an estimated street value of over $2.1 million. They will be tested for dangerous and undeclared chemicals at our labs.
- Queensland individual fined nearly $16,000 after allegedly importing unregistered nicotine vaping productsIt is alleged that the individual attempted to import six different types of nicotine vaping products (prescription medicines). The unapproved nicotine vaping products were intercepted by the Australian Border Force and have been seized and will be destroyed under advice from the TGA.
- On 22 February the TGA, with the assistance of NSW Police, executed 3 search warrants connected to an individual operating in the Newcastle area of New South Wales.