Do e-cigarettes damage blood vessels?

2017-09-21 12:00

A new small study has found a link between 'vaping' and significant artery damage that could lead to heart attacks and strokes.

Vaping vs tobacco: a smokin’ hot issue

2017-01-29 06:01

In anticipation of new e-cigarette laws, proponents are upping the ante.

E-cigarette explodes in man's pants at NYC's Grand Central

2016-11-24 05:54

Officials say a man shopping in New York's Grand Central Terminal suffered leg and hand burns after his e-cigarette exploded in his pants pocket

Flavoured e-cigarettes may encourage teens to smoke

2016-11-08 13:50

According to a new study, flavoured e-cigarettes might serve as a gateway to the youth for future smoking and was associated with decreased odds of quitting.

Flavourings boost toxicity of e-cigarettes

2016-09-23 09:30

Research has shown that the toxins contained in e-cigarette vapour irritate and inflame cells lining the airways, and could cause or exacerbate breathing problems in some people.

E-cigarettes not an acceptable alternative to most smokers

2016-06-02 09:28

Research suggests that e-cigarettes aren't satisfying to most smokers because of the ability of the devices to deliver nicotine.

UK health officials endorse e-cigarettes

2015-08-28 10:16

Health officials in Britain have for the first time endorsed e-cigarettes, saying they are 95 percent safer than tobacco equivalents and even suggesting doctors should be able to prescribe the "game-changing" devices to smokers trying to quit.

E-cigarette usage surges in past year

2015-06-10 13:15

Significantly more Americans are using electronic-cigarettes and other vaporising devices than a year ago, but most of those consumers are also smoking cigarettes.

Increase in youth using e-cigarettes for fun

2015-05-04 05:00

New research provided to Reuters has found that performing tricks is one of the top two reasons young users say they consider e-cigarettes cool.

Washington state mulls steep tax on e-cigarettes

2015-03-19 17:56

Washington state lawmakers are considering imposing a steep tax and other restrictions on the sale of e-cigarettes, according to the bill's sponsor.


Making tobacco respectable?

2017-08-13 06:01

iQOS, a device that heats custom-made cigarettes, might be legal to ‘smoke’ indoors, thanks to a regulatory loophole in SA’s laws.

Smoking industry heats up

2017-01-22 08:40

Concepts from the 1980s that failed terribly are finding their way back to the market.

E-cigarettes just as bad for gums as regular smokes

2016-11-21 09:30

A study has shown that when the vapours from an e-cigarette are burned, it causes cells to release inflammatory proteins, aggravating stress within cells.

Exploding e-cigarettes sending 'vapers' to burn centres

2016-10-06 14:32

E-cigarette explosions are caused by powerful lithium-ion batteries used in the devices; these rechargeable batteries charge a heating coil that brings liquid nicotine and flavourings to boiling point.

Studies claim e-cigarettes help smokers quit

2016-09-14 11:16

A team of scientists from University College London say new evidence that 'vaping' can help smokers stop is compelling.

Chemicals in e-cigarettes may cause lung disease

2015-12-09 15:41

Many electronic cigarettes contain flavoring chemicals that may cause lung disease, researchers say.

E-cigs safer to smoke?

2015-06-13 08:49

SOUTH Africans attempting to give up smoking cigarettes are turning to the electronic version.

Anti-tobacco advocate says electronic cigarettes are potential life-savers

2015-06-08 12:08

The SA Government must stop over-regulating e-cigarettes and doctors should recommend them to patients who smoke, says anti-tobacco expert Dr Derek Yach.

When it comes to e-cigs, Big Tobacco is concerned for your health

2015-03-23 11:52

Cigarette makers and MarkTen's E-cigarettes have put a warning on the e-cigarette packaging to help neutralise the threat that e-cigarettes pose to their businesses.

E-cigarettes, Spotify enter UK inflation basket

2015-03-17 14:45

The price of electronic cigarettes, craft beer and subscriptions to Spotify will go into calculations of British inflation for the first time.

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