Home > Lifestyle > Stop smoking > News News All sections in Stop Smoking » Effects of smoking » Stop smoking advice » Other forms of tobacco use » Smoking FAQs » Smoking in SA » Stop Smoking News » Smoking alternatives Smokers who are giving up may drink less It's not clear why people who are trying to stop smoking may drink less than other smokers, says a British study. Ask Stop Smoking Advice » Assess Ready to quit smoking? » Assess Are you at risk for cancer? » Assess Are you at risk for COPD? » Quit smoking this year Is this the best anti-smoking ad ever? Gruesome cigarette pack images do encourage quitting Images like smoke emerging from a hole in the neck, smoke-ravaged lungs, badly stained teeth, or a patient near death do change smoking behaviour, according to new research. Why South Africa needs to up the ante against smoking again Countries that have successfully decreased illicit trade have typically used a combination of political will and technology. South Africa should join the pack. New Zealand to remove logos from cigarette packs New Zealand is moving ahead with plans to make tobacco companies remove their logos from cigarette packs and enhance graphic health warnings. SA set to join global plain cigarette packaging trend The South African Government is preparing a Draft Bill to introduce plain packaging of tobacco products. The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) welcomes this stand against tobacco use. Tobacco firms lose UK court bid to stop standard packaging Tobacco companies challenged the legality of standardised green packaging, which bear warnings and graphic images of the dangers of smoking, and lost the case. No more smoking anywhere at DHL Newlands stadium Designated smoking areas at DHL Newlands rugby grounds have been closed, and no smoking, not even e-cigarettes, will from now on be allowed. More and more US adults kicking the smoking habit Last year was the biggest one-year decline in over 20 years in smoking among US adults. How second hand smoke puts even non-smokers at risk of serious lung disease Serious lung diseases like COPD can be caused by exposure to second hand smoke at home and in the workplace. Here’s the facts you should know this World No Tobacco Day. New tobacco laws and crackdown on e-cigarettes in EU The European Union's top court has approved new rules requiring plain cigarette packs, banning menthol cigarettes and regulating the electronic cigarette market. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Salomon introduces Speedcross 4 Painmaster Microcurrent Therapy provides drug-free pain relief Update on Equazen acquisition by Flordis South Africa 2016 When lice just keep coming back! Live healthier Checking for nits? » 8 simple steps for getting rid of lice Get through winter head lice free! This woman gets paid to pick out head lice Lice poop can make your head itch Watch out for the faeces of the lice, which is what can cause itching because of an allergic reaction. The struggle is real! » Is your PMS causing your food cravings? SA women silently suffering from this devastating condition The link between PMS and migraines Why do some women get 'bad' PMS and others don’t? Premenstrual syndrome symptoms affect an average of 75% of women.