The NNA AU is committed to improving public health, through a greater understanding of risk-reduced nicotine products and their uses
Charter - Principals
The New Nicotine Alliance Australia is a not-for-profit organisation, funded by donations from private individuals and organisations. We receive no funding from tobacco, e-cigarette or pharmaceutical companies or their affiliates.
Our board and associate members advocate for responsible, pragmatic regulatory change, that would contribute greatly to public health Australia. We wish to see a mature public and organisational understanding as to the potential of less harmful nicotine products, including their safety and efficacy, and hence contribute to the reduction in cigarette smoking
Approximately 3 million Australians still smoke. Although we have witnessed a steady decline in recent decades, smoking rates virtually stalled during 2013 to 2016.
Tobacco Harm Reduction
A term used to to describe ways of reducing harm from cigarette smoking without necessarily giving up the use of nicotine – This includes Vaping, Snus and Heat not burn.
Support For Smokers
We plan on providing a database of vapers who offer transitional support to current smokers. Meanwhile, please visit The Vapers Table for assistance with transitioning from smoking.
Current Government policy is detrimental to Public health –
Vapers deserve access to nicotine too
Vaping at a glance
Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos, from the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center of Greece, has found that nicotine has little effect on cardiovascular disease.
While nicotine with may be addictive, at least a dependency, non-combustible products that use nicotine are preferable to cigarettes as a way of delivering nicotine
Experts take a look at the evidence on some of the issues that surround the use of e-cigarettes – it turns out there is not as much debate as we thought.
This is a shortened version of the second of five NCSCT films for the public, part-funded by Public Health England and produced in association with the New Nicotine Alliance.
Latest Content - Articles, Blogs & Videos
The Economic Policy Scrutiny Committee of the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory has before it the Tobacco Control Legislation Amendment Bill 2018. If approved as-is, this bill would see vapour included under smoke-free laws.
Are pharmaceutical lobbyists influencing the government’s hardline approach to vaping? Coupled with the billions they collect from tobacco tax, one may wonder.
House of Commons Science and Technology Committee Statement on E-cigarettes 06/09/18
The RCGP official position statement on e-cigarettes. Their views regarding cessation, health and second-hand aerosol, or vapour.