​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...

The murky world of illicit trade is not terra incognita for the world's biggest tobacco companies. Taking what they say on the issue at face value is a naive strategy.  

Illicit trade in tobacco has been a hot topic in the news of late. The recent SA Revenue Servic...

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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