In the absence of a credible opposition party to challenge the ANC, perhaps the IMF is best placed to help the party, writes Ayabulela Dlakavu.
The Competition Tribunal has conditionally approved the acquisition of South African e-cigarette seller, Twisp, by international cigarette giant, British American Tobacco.
In a study, nicotine was not all that was found in the vapour of many electronic cigarettes... they also contained bacterial toxins and fungal elements.
According to a study, e-cigarettes can alter your response to viral infections and may make you more susceptible to influenza.
British American Tobacco's share price took a knock on the JSE.
A new study found that e-cigarettes could be more effective than other smoking cessation methods, but must be paired with therapy to be useful long term.
According to new findings, low-risk teens are nearly nine times more likely to try smoking after they've vaped.
A new study was designed to see if e-cigarettes, like traditional cigarettes, decrease the production of nitric oxide in the human body.
After increasing pressure from the US Food and Drug Administration and other critics, Juul Labs, which commands 70%t of the US e-cigarette market, has announced that it would cease selling most flavored versions of its popular vaping pods in retail stores.
Researchers have found that smoking electronic cigarettes could slow the healing of skin wounds as much as regular cigarettes, according to a new study on rats - but admit that further studies are warranted.
A large study suggests smoking is much more dangerous than vaping – but vaping also holds serious health risks.
The US Preventive Services Task Force says that more research is needed on ways to help young people quit using tobacco.
An e-cigarette exploded in a US teen's, breaking his lower jaw and leaving him needing multiple operations to repair the damage, according to a case report
A new study found that the belief that e-cigarettes are safer is becoming less prevalent every day.
According to researchers e-cigarettes interfere with the right of infants and children to breathe clean air.
On January 29, a man was reported dead after his e-cigarette exploded and parts of it pierced his carotid artery. He isn't the first to die from such an incident.
The use of pretty packaging and appealing flavours has a significant impact on young people, say experts, causing them to perceive tobacco products as less harmful.
The US Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to limit or ban access to flavoured e-cigarettes, menthol cigarettes and flavoured cigars.
In addition to inhaling burned tobacco and tar, smokers breathe in toxic metals as well as metallic elements.
Several manufacturers have been cited for illegally selling e-cigarette liquid products to minors.
Young South Africans continue to light up, but proposed legislation aims to increase the number of people who turn their backs on tobacco products.
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