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....

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...

For as long as smoking has been known to cause cancer and other diseases, Big Tobacco has worked to avoid the truth  about its deadly and highly addictive products. 

Nicotine is the addictive drug in tobacco. Burning the tobacco generates an aerosol of ultrafi...

Study shows e-cig exposure affects the cardiovascular system

People who use e-cigarettes every day can nearly double their odds of getting a heart attack, according to new research. And those that use both e-cigarettes and conventional cigarettes — the most common...

e-Cigarettes are have become more available in South Africa than they’ve ever been.

And many manufacturers have been marketing them as a mechanism that help smokers to quit cigarettes. But e-cigarettes are more harmful that people realize. 

We’ve gathered some of th...

​Using e-cigarettes is substantially less harmful to individual health than inhaling smoke from combustible tobacco such as cigarettes and cigars. But while e-cigarettes contain far fewer toxins than combustible cigarettes, they are not free of toxins and still deliver...


 

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 African Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says he expects industry opposition to the state's new proposal for tobacco control in this article published in the Business Day. 

39% of e-cigarette users are using them to take illegal drugs according to research by a group of public health experts based at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust in London.They warned that too little is known about the risks of taking drugs in this way and cou...

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