Harm reduction, not regulations will help South African smokers to quit
The new tobacco and vape bill introduces 100% smoke-free indoor areas and stricter e-cigarette regulations
In proposing this tax, the treasury is relying on one-sided research that shows criminal disdain for the health of smokers
Little makes sense these days, but astrology is a welcome reminder that this too shall pass
South Africa’s tobacco industry interference statistics are improving year on year, but more needs to be done
Tobacco companies are fighting to lift the ban on cigarette sales, but research shows people are still smoking — and this is feeding the black market
The tyranny of the markets is evident, with the cigarette company exemplifying this through its bid to weaken the government’s measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus
Smoking out social tobacco users as unique spreaders of the coronavirus sends out the wrong messages
No break for the smokers and drinkers from Prez Pozi and Dr No, but we’re still zolling …
Wood from mango and orange trees is charred for smoking shisha, while the charcoal from casuarina, camphor and olive trees is used for barbecues
a smoke-free future is possible for our country, and the world
The Asian giant has over 300 million tobacco-smokers, but the vaping trend has yet to explode as it has in the United States and elsewhere.
South Africa’s top public health experts sat down to discuss the safety of e-cigarettes. The verdict? Stay away.
Muzzled by stringent laws and diligent implementation in the West, the tobacco industry has turned its sights to sub-Saharan Africa
Claim: 49% of men and 34.1% of women in South Africa smoke tobacco. Is this true? Africa Check investigates.
Puffing away on nicotine is unhealthy and socially no longer acceptable, but people do struggle to give it up
Companies may prompt you to stop smoking, but maybe we can learn from smokers’ micro-breaks
For millennials, it ain’t looking good, but are hard-hitting campaigns just fat-shaming and counterproductive?
‘E-cigarette smokers might have a higher risk than nonsmokers of developing lung and bladder cancers and heart diseases’
The Electronic-cigarette Association of South Africa has labelled the government’s attempts to regulate the devices as a cop-out.
Many smokers find quitting impossible, but vaping can reduce tobacco-related harm.
New research suggests that smokers who lose their jobs spend more time unemployed than nonsmokers, although the reasons are unknown.
Smoking causes cancer, heart disease and diabetes. In Kenya, the ministry of health wants to curb smoking with an anti-tobacco law.
If the health minister has his way, vaping will soon be regulated like regular smoking because, he says, Big Tobacco is complicit in its rise.
Some researchers say e-cigarettes are less toxic than tobacco, but they are certainly addictive.
Half of all SA smokers tried to quit last year –and failed. How can we raise the success rate?
Lower volumes do little to hurt British American Tobacco’s profits and the demand for its shares.
A study shows that 44% of heavy smokers kicked the habit after receiving magnetic stimulation.
Even though traces of cancer-causing chemicals have been found, the real killer – tobacco – is absent.
The government will issue regulations this week to tighten the noose on smokers, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has said.
President Vladimir Putin has signed a law banning smoking in public places in Russia.
A study has shown that a ban on smoking in restaurants does not affect business negatively.