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 When it comes to e-cigs, Big Tobacco is concerned for your health Altria, maker of Marlboro cigarettes and MarkTen's E-cigarettes, have put a 116-word warning on the electronic cigarette packaging to help neutralise the threat that e-cigarettes pose to their businesses. and squeeze out smaller competitors. 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? New generation e-cigarettes contain more cancer-causing formaldehyde than regular cigarettes E-cigarette vapour can contain cancer-causing formaldehyde at levels up to 15 times higher than regular cigarettes and when users turn up the heat, formaldehyde levels may increase as well. Link between e-cigarettes and respiratory infections The vapour from e-cigarettes has been found to trigger a strong immune response in epithelial cells in human lungs. 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. Are cigars safer than cigarettes? Love puffing on a cigar? Be warned: this form of tobacco is no safer than cigarettes. 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. “ Latest comment on Health24 Mason Jaime says... Think better for four to ten hours after.... That chief from Ulundi would rightly call this "balderdash". Why morning exercise is best ” 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 dangerous too Don't be fooled: smokeless tobacco also contains harmful chemicals. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier What's your IQ? » Can you solve this grade 8 maths problem? The almost impossible grade 8 maths question answer Breastfeeding leads to higher IQ How intelligent are you? Take the the following test to find out how intelligent you are. Love your eyes » Measles can cause blindness Symptoms of an eye injury Goodbye to reading glasses? Would you bleach your blood-shot eyes? Some people are resorting to eye bleaching to remedy their red eyes.