When e-cigarettes were first introduced, they were mooted as a tool that could help people stop smoking. 

The industry pushed them as a product that could replace cigarettes and other  tobacco products because they were supposed to be less harmful. 

But as more rese...

South Africa’s top public health experts sat down to discuss the safety of e-cigarettes. The verdict? Stay away. 

The woman picks up her black leather briefcase, and with her head high, marches out of the conference room of the postgraduate club house at the University...

South Africa’s public health community has been gathering evidence that shows e-cigarettes are more dangerous than first thought and that their use may have widespread effects.

E-cigarettes – or electronic cigarettes -- are battery-operated devices that emit doses of va...

Only two out of eight popular South African political parties responded to a survey to test their stance on the draft tobacco control bill.

According to executive director for the National Council Against Smoking, Savera Kalideen, eight political parties including the A...

THE manifesto period has already begun. The ANC kicked it off on Jan- uary 8 with their manifesto launch.

They spoke about all the improve- ments they’ve brought since the advent of democracy 25 years ago, and provided an extensive list of “if-we- win” promises.

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