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Other forms of tobacco use

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.

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

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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.

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