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2022 Has Been Challenging for the Vaping Industry

Without struggle, there is no progress. As the year 2022 reaches its end, the vaping…
Is nicotine just an unassuming bypasser with a villain complex?

Is nicotine just an unassuming bypasser with a villain complex?

‘Highly addictive substance…’ ‘A naturally occurring toxic chemical…’ ‘A stimulant drug…’ This and much more…

Return to Science – Vaping Misinformation Hinders Tobacco Control Efforts

Despite the widespread availability of evidence proving the efficacy of electronic vapour products (EVPs) as…

Protecting Young People is a Collective Responsibility

Youth month, commemorated during June in South Africa, not only provides the country an opportunity…

South Africa’s Vaping Regulations Should Appreciate Emerging Data

Discussions around the appropriate regulation of electronic vaping products (EVPs) have constantly seen regulators claim…

Vaping Tax: National Treasury Should Maintain Its Fiscal Integrity

On 15 December 2021, National Treasury published its discussion paper titled “Taxation of Electronic Nicotine…

South Africa Should Develop a Separate Vaping Bill for the Sake of Smokers

In a bid to reduce smoking rates in South Africa, the Department of Health(DoH) published…

South Africa’s Posture Towards Vaping Will Only Harm Smokers

The posture adopted by South Africa towards Electronic Vapour Products (EVPs) is quite alarming, as…

WHO COP9: South Africa’s Stance on ENDS is Misguided and Not Scientific

The 13th of November marked the conclusion of the Ninth Session of the Conference of…

Vaping Can Play an Important Role in Reducing Global Smoking

As vaping incidence continues to grow globally, governments across the world have been mulling appropriate…

Sanity Should Prevail Over the Regulation of Electronic Vapour Products at COP-9

In early November 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) will host its 9th iteration of…