Below are our frequently asked questions. If you have any further questions please feel free to email info@nocigs.com.au

NoCigs Scripts FAQ

Nicotine is currently illegal in Australia without a valid prescription.

NoCigs healthcare professionals will undertake a consultation with you and a treatment plan will be made. If you are approved under the TGA and prescribed you will be sent an escript to your phone or email

No. Our AHPRA registered Healthcare professionals are only able to provide consultations and prescriptions to residents of Australia. Medicare is only rebateable to patients with a valid Medicare Card.

You may consult with a Healthcare professional about your desire to quit smoking, however you must be over 18 years old to be eligible for a prescription for Nicotine

Nocigs is only available to patient’s currently residing in Australia.

Health FAQ

Although nicotine is the main addictive chemical in tobacco, it has relatively minor health effects, except in pregnancy and possibly in adolescence. The UK Royal Society for Public Health says it is ‘no more harmful to health than caffeine’. It does not cause cancer or lung disease and plays only a minor role in heart disease.


Legal FAQ

It is legal to vape in Australia to quit smoking if you have a prescription from a registered Australian medical practitioner. Nicotine can be imported from overseas under the TGA Personal Importation Scheme or accessed legally from an accredited online Australian compounding pharmacy.

State laws regulate issues such as sale of nicotine, use in public places, age limits on sale, display and promotion of vaporisers. Regulations are different between jurisdictions and may change from time to time.

Prescribing FAQ

The consultation process:

Our Healthcare professionals both doctors and nurse practitioners, set aside time to understand your desire to quit smoking cigarettes. This plan will include understanding the stage you are currently at, you medical history, previous attempts to quit smoking, help with wanting to stay on track.

Should the Healthcare professionals decide that medication, counseling be part of this treatment plan you will receive all prescriptions through escript (sms to phone or email) including referrals.

We also know that quitting smoking takes time as such we provide Bulk Billed (to eligible Medicare Card holders only) follow up consultations to keep you on track.

Importing nicotine FAQ

With a doctor’s prescription, Australian consumers can legally buy up to 3 months worth of nicotine e-cigarettes or liquid nicotine from international vape stores.

The Personal Scheme is a defined set of rules to regulate the import into Australia of therapeutic goods for personal use. Under the Scheme, individuals can import a 3 month supply of unapproved therapeutic goods without any approval being required that various conditions are met, such as:
1) The nicotine products must be for yourself or a member of your immediate family;
2) You must not supply, sell or give the nicotine products to any other person;
3) Where possible, you must keep the products in their original packaging with labels in tact;
4) The total quantity of the goods imported within a 12 month period must not exceed 15 months supply of the goods; and
5) You must have a valid prescription from an Australian-registered medical practitioner for the nicotine.

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