Home > Lifestyle > Stop smoking > Other forms of tobacco use Other forms of tobacco use All sections in Stop Smoking » Effects of smoking » Stop smoking advice » Other forms of tobacco use » Smoking FAQs » Smoking in SA » Stop Smoking News UN report on e-cigarettes an overreaction? A UN report on e-cigarettes may have exaggerated their health risk and underplayed their role as a safe alternative to tobacco. Ask Stop Smoking Advice » Assess Ready to quit smoking? » Assess Are you at risk for cancer? » Assess Are you at risk for COPD? » Is this the best anti-smoking ad ever? The toxic truth behind smoking in cars with children Hubbly bubblies make you sick “Smoking a hubb” (hubbly bubbly / hookah) has become hugely fashionable among young people, and is thought of as a convivial, harmless activity. Time to burst that bubble. Are cigars safer than cigarettes? Love puffing on a cigar? Be warned: this form of tobacco is no safer than cigarettes. Cigars and pipe tobacco Some cigarette smokers switch to pipes or cigars in the belief that this is a less dangerous form of smoking. But pipe and cigar smokers are also at increased risk. Smokeless tobacco Most of us think of cigarettes and smoking when we think of tobacco, and certainly this is by far the most common form in which it is used. But it’s available “ Latest comment on Health24 Ryan MacDougall says... where is my comment about this story being sensationalist Namibian farmer dies of Congo haemorrhagic fever in Bloemfontein ” Say so long to spit tobacco Smokers have no doubt been barraged with warnings about the dangers of their bad habit, but those who use smokeless tobacco might also want to heed the health cautions. Tobacco giant pushes snus Pronounced 'snoose', it sounds like what you do when you have flu, but in fact it's yet another tobacco product British American Tobacco South Africa wants us to try. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Cardiovascular risk factors Take care of your teeth. Anytime. Anywhere. Like us on facebook! Live healthier Knee pain relief » Knee injuries Test your knee pain knowledge Symptoms of knee pain Do you suffer from knee pain? Do you suffer from recurrent knee pain? It could be osteoarthritis... Vitamin wise » Vitamins for HIV What to eat for vitamin B? Cut down on vitamins Get your vitamins right Find out which vitamin to use for which condition. Ask our Vitamin expert.