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As vaping gains popularity in SA, doctors warn of its dangers

21 December 2019, 2:26 PM

Vaping, which refers to the use of e-cigarettes, is slowly becoming popular in South Africa.

A man shown vaping

US vaping-related deaths rise to 48, cases of illness to 2 291

5 December 2019, 9:12 PM

US health officials on Thursday reported one new case and one more death from a respiratory illness tied to vaping over a two-week period, taking the total death toll to 48.

Influential US doctors group calls for ban on vaping products

20 November 2019, 1:30 PM

The American Medical Association(AMA) on Tuesday called for a total ban on all e-cigarette and vaping products that are not approved by the US Food and Drug Administration as smoking cessation tools.

Michigan boy, 17, gets double lung transplant after damage from vaping

13 November 2019, 12:53 PM

A 17-year-old Michigan boy facing”imminent death” from vaping injuries has undergone a double lung transplant, the first in a patient suffering from the effects of e-cigarettes, a Detroit hospital said on Tuesday.

A man shown vaping

South Korea warns of “grave threat” from liquid e-cigarettes

24 October 2019, 7:00 AM

South Korea’s health minister on Wednesday  “strongly advised” the public to stop using liquid e-cigarettes as growing health concerns fuelled a global backlash against vaping.

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