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Regulate vaping and e-cigarettes fairly

If South Africa is prepared to draw on international harm reduction best practice, it could generate good legislation to regulate vaping and e-cigarettes cleverly

Tito’s pot-luck budget speech

We are in deep shit, but there’s some good news – and, of course, another missed opportunity to do the right thing

The tobacco industry says vaping is 95% safer than smoking. Should you believe it?

Find out what you need to know with this latest article in our series separating tobacco fact from fiction.

Thank you for vaping

'Over the course of the past five years, I’ve seen people of a variety of ages and vocations suck on their cylinders as if preparing to go underwater'

Vaping could pose a cancer risk, study finds

'E-cigarette smokers might have a higher risk than nonsmokers of developing lung and bladder cancers and heart diseases'

The antismoking lobby says e-cigarettes should fall under the same act as ‘normal’ cigarettes

The Electronic-cigarette Association of South Africa has labelled the government's attempts to regulate the devices as a cop-out.

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