Home > Lifestyle > Stop smoking > Smoking alternatives Smoking alternatives 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 The fight for the right to smoke e-cigarettes While the World Health Organization says legislation is needed until we fully understand the potential harm of e-cigarettes, researchers are saying we already know they are safer and legislation could do more harm than good. Less smoking but more vaping among US teens10 celebs who vape WHO: Ban indoor use of e-cigarettes Flavourings boost toxicity of e-cigarettes Research has shown that the toxins contained in e-cigarette vapour irritate and inflame cells lining the airways, and could cause or exacerbate breathing problems in some people. Less smoking but more vaping among US teensWhat's up with World Vaping Day?WHO: Ban indoor use of e-cigarettes Studies claim e-cigarettes help smokers quit A team of scientists from University College London say new evidence that 'vaping' can help smokers stop is compelling. E-cigarette poisoning skyrocketing among kidsTo vape or not to vape - a look at trends, analysis and debateWhen it comes to e-cigs, Big Tobacco is concerned for your health E-cigarettes not an acceptable alternative to most smokers Research suggests that e-cigarettes aren't satisfying to most smokers because of the ability of the devices to deliver nicotine. No clear winner among stop-smoking aids Whether you use the nicotine patch, lozenges or Chantix, a strong desire to quit is the most important factor, according to experts. Better adjusted teen smokers prefer e-cigarettes A new study found that teens with fewer mental health problems will opt for e-cigarettes instead of cancer-causing regular cigarettes. Anti-smoking drug initially more effective in women According to a study, an effective anti-smoking drug helped women more than men for the first year of treatment. After a year, however, the medication worked equally well for both men and women. Why some get hooked on nicotine more quickly than others A new study suggests that there are some people who are nicotine 'avoiders' and others who are nicotine 'choosers'. The 5 most common smoking alternatives Trying to find an alternative method to quit smoking? Here are the five most common. What makes you gain weight after quitting smoking? A study has found that heavy smokers and those who are obese are most likely to pile on the kilos after ditching the habit. 10 celebs who vape We caught some of the world's most known Hollywood stars puffing on electronic cigarettes. Among them are Katy Perry and Katherine Heigl. Find out which celebs are vaping. To vape or not to vape - a look at trends, analysis and debate We explore the current sentiments surrounding the hot debate of vaping and e-cigarette use across global social media. Stop smoking: Making tobacco a thing of the past. WHO taking action! The World Health Organisation is taking action to get people to quite smoking with a roadmap to enforce a series of anti-tobacco measures. How South Africans quit smoking We asked ex-smokers to share their secrets to successfully quitting smoking. Find out how they managed to kick the habit. UK health officials endorse e-cigarettes Health officials in Britain have for the first time endorsed e-cigarettes, saying they are 95 percent safer than tobacco equivalents and even suggesting doctors should be able to prescribe the "game-changing" devices to smokers trying to quit. Do smokers make bad employees? Tobacco legislation has cleared the air in our workplaces, but many employees still struggle with a smoking habit that hurts their productivity. Are you one? advertisement From our sponsors Sun protection for all children Understanding your sunscreen The science behind cosmeceuticals Do you know these 5 facts about skincare? Live healthier How loud is too loud? » Heal your hearing Pain relievers linked to hearing loss in women FDA approves balloon device to clear Eustachian tube SEE: Interesting facts about hearing loss Our ears perform quite a complex job – not only are they responsible for helping us hear, they also assist with balance. Get back into your healthy habits » 7 beach sports to keep you active 7 reasons to start running Here's how to get yourself back into exercise after a break 5 ways to kickstart your fitness routine in 2017 With the festive season at an end, getting back into your fitness routine should be a breeze with these five steps.