Dr Sarah Mitchell, Martin Clift and Professor Shareen Doak from Swansea University look at the evidence around e-cigarettes.

The number of adults currently using e-cigarettes in the UK is close to 2.9m, many of whom will have turned to the devices to quit smoking....

COMMENTS for the draft Tobacco Control Bill have closed after three months and the Department of Health is moving into the next phase of deliberating on the submissions it received.

This is a lengthy process that could take several months and might include portfolio com...

There are substantial research gaps in proving the effectiveness of e-cigarettes as quit smoking aids.

The 2018 National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report found limited evidence on the effectiveness of e-cigarettes to promote quitting. Additionall...

They've become a familiar sight in public places: a cloud of smoke billowing into the air as a shopper, student or pedestrian uses an e-cigarette and releases “smoke” into the air.

There are two reasons why those who use e-cigarettes are currently able to do so in publi...

Bill targets an industry tapping new forms of addiction, writes Patricia Lambert

The new Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill is all about regulating a voracious industry to protect young people, workers and nonsmokers from the deadly harm of...


 

Electronic nicotine delivery systems go by many names. The most common name is “e-cigarettes,” but others such as e-cigs, vapes, vape pens, mods and tanks are also common terms. 

What is an e-cigarette?

E-cigarettes are devices that operate by heating a liquid solution...

South Africa’s Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has published a new tobacco control bill which, if passed into law, will tighten the grip on how cigarettes and other tobacco products are sold, marketed and regulated in the country. In this Q&A Catherine Egbe explains w...

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