When nicotine starts to leave the body after smoking tobacco, people experience physical and psychological withdrawal effects.

Nicotine is the addictive substance found in tobacco products, such as cigarettes and cigars. It is a drug that can affect a person's brain fun...

What’s the Bottom Line on the Risks of E-cigarettes for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults?

  • The use of e-cigarettes is unsafe for kids, teens, and young adults.

  • Most e-cigarettes contain nicotine. Nicotine is highly addictive and can harm adolescent brain developmen...

The Department of Environmental Affairs has published a new paper aimed at addressing high levels of air pollution. Air pollution monitoring data has shown that there are some geographic areas within the country where ambient air quality standards are being exceeded, a...

Watch ex-smoker Becky talks about the effects smoking caused, and how she has to live on oxygen.

  • The risks of lighter cigarettes are just as high as normal ones, researchers said 

  • They are concerned people think there is a 'safer' option when there is not

  • Unfiltered cigarettes are the worst - doubling the chance of lung cancer death

Smokers of '...

Ever heard of second-hand smoke? And what about third hand smoke?? Third hand smoke is known as cotinine, an anagram of nicotine. It can be found on carpets, walls and curtains and other places in smoker’s homes.

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