Research

Government should rely on Science and Empirical Data to Regulate Vaping

In one of his weekly newsletters to the South African public, President Cyril Ramaphosa stated that the government is relying on scientific, economic and empirical data to make decisions and to formulate regulations around its coronavirus response. Unfortunately, the vaping industry has not been so lucky. The industry has borne the brunt of government lockdown …

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New research says greater use of e-cigarettes has the potential to help people give up smoking

New research funded by Cancer Research UK and conducted by the University of Exeter and University of Melbourne, says greater use of e-cigarettes has the potential to make a considerable impact in helping people give up smoking. It also suggests stop smoking services which are e-cigarette friendly should advertise this more openly. Although there has …

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Vaping community declares its position on proposed smoking Bill

The Vaping Products Association hosted a ground-breaking conference on the proposed smoking Bill (Tobacco Control and Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems Bill), which was released about three months ago by the Department of Health as part of its strategy to regulate smoking in South Africa. This ground-breaking conference was attended by a number of experts including …

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