New US research has found that individuals who use e-cigarettes could be at risk of developing oral diseases in the future, which could range from gum disease to cancer.

Carried out by researchers at The Ohio State University, the new study looked at a group of 123 peop...

There has been much debate about government's continued ban on the sale of vaping and tobacco products. Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosana Dlamini Zuma, a qualified medical practitioner, has been vilified for her insistence that the decisio...

Tobacco companies have introduced new products (e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn tobacco), in a bid to transform tobacco and ‘unsmoke’ the world. While the unsubstantiated ‘95% safer’ claim for e-cigarettes has been invalidated by many scientists, the same claim cannot b...

South Africans will soon pay more for “novel” tobacco and nicotine products. This follows last month’s budget speech in which the finance minister announced that: “In line with department of health policy, we will start taxing heated tobacco products (HTPs), for exampl...

The National Council of Smoking (NCAS) welcomes the decision to tax e-cigarettes from 2021. 

The bold move announcing taxation will reduce youth use of e-cigarettes and prevent them from becoming addicted to nicotine and later switching to cigarettes. This will red...

During his SONA speech the president painted a bleak picture of an economy in distress. Public finances are under severe pressure, youth unemployment is unacceptably high and continues to rise - and SOEs like SAA and Eskom continue to be a drain on the public purse....

The perception that e-cigarettes, known as vapes or twisp, are safer than traditional cigarettes is false.

This is according to Dr Catherine Egbe, a specialist scientist at the Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit of the Medical Research Council of South Africa...

A 92% tax on e-cigarettes went into effect in Vermont Monday as part of an effort to curb youth vaping in the Green Mountain State. State Rep. George Till, who sponsored the tax increase bill, said the measure will help keep tobacco products out of the hands of kids, w...

An Upper Peninsula nonprofit organization is supporting a program that educates young people in the Hannahville Indian Community about the dangers of e-cigarettes.

The Marquette-based Superior Health Foundation awarded an $11,518 grant to the Inter-Tribal Council of Mic...

The rampant use of e-cigarettes in the US is raising concerns about nicotine poisoning and mental health issues among young vapers

Sharon Levy, director of the adolescent substance use and addiction programme at the children’s hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, is quick...

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