Home > Lifestyle > Stop smoking Stop smoking 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 3 foods you must eat if you’ve ever smoked New research suggests that some foods may protect your lungs. Stop smoking News Yet another reason why it's hard to stop smoking While we know that smoking is physically addictive, it is important to realise that there are also social factors that can make it difficult to quit. More in Stop smoking News Hubbly hooking lots of young adults on tobacco 7 readers reveal how they quit smoking SEE: Smoking ads – from glamour to gross Anti-smoking laws: Government may deal differently with e-cigarettes Stop smoking advice SEE: Smoking ads – from glamour to gross Smoking adverts used to be all about glamour and luxurious living, now manufacturers are compelled to include graphic pictures of the damage the habit causes, on cigarette packs. See all Stop smoking advice » News SEE: How many people smoke around the world? The statistics might surprise you... See all News » Stop smoking Are you ready to quit smoking? On World No Tobacco Day, we looked at some smoking alternatives if you are looking to quit. See all Stop smoking » News 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. See all News » Take action 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? Effects of smoking 10 smoking myths people still believe Are you justifying your smoking addiction with any of the following claims? We separate fact from fallacy. See all Effects of smoking » Stop smoking More and more people smoking in kids' movies An increase in smoking scenes in kid-friendly movies could encourage young people to light up. See all Stop smoking » Effects of smoking Exploding e-cigarettes sending 'vapers' to burn centres E-cigarette explosions are caused by powerful lithium-ion batteries used in the devices; these rechargeable batteries charge a heating coil that brings liquid nicotine and flavourings to boiling point. See all Effects of smoking » News 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. See all News » advertisement From our sponsors Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract ACC 200 works fast to break down mucus Live healthier Your hearing » Are you going deaf or do you just need to unblock your ears? 4 foods that can improve your hearing Healthy eating may protect your hearing Watching what you eat can improve the quality of your hearing and reduce your risk of hearing loss. Quit smoking » Tougher anti-tobacco laws in the pipeline Bad news, smokers: It's going to be more inconvenient to smoke This is why many SA smokers quit – Health24 survey After running our survey for several weeks, the results are in – and they reveal interesting information about smoking and tobacco use in South Africa.