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...

THURSDAY, Nov. 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Canadian researchers report a new twist on the spate of deaths and lung damage from vaping in the United States.

A 17-year-old boy may well be the first case of a novel type of lung injury from vaping. The condi...

  • Recent research shows that e-cigarettes can affect not just the lungs, but also the heart, brain, and blood vessels.

  • A new study found a single vaping episode caused a number of changes in the cardiovascular health of 20 healthy cigarette smokers.

  • Additio...

The Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Transport, Sale, Distribution, Storage and Advertisement) Bill, 2019, seeks to replace an ordinance issued on September 18.

Cutting across party lines, members of the Lok Sabha on Tuesday...

According to the New England Journal of Medicine, “the risk of cancer from formaldehyde inhaled when vaping is at least 5 times as high as that when smoking cigarettes."

INTERNATIONAL - Sales of flavoured e-cigarettes and their liquid-filled cartridges will be banned in New York City starting in July, in a move lawmakers said was necessary to stem an epidemic of nicotine addiction among children.

Council members approved the measure 42-...

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