LCRU News

1st June 2018

Long live the lung: Meet one of SA’s leading lung doctors

Health May 2018 Twelve years ago, Richard van Zyl-Smit was named one of the very first recipients of a Discovery Foundation Academic Fellowship Award. We caught […]
1st June 2018

Smoking and vaping: personal choice or public health hazard?

  Health May 2018 Government recently announced that it would be amending a number of South Africa’s smoking laws. But how far should they, regulatory bodies […]
10th January 2018

Gesondheid

Woensdag 10 Januarie 2018   ‘n Mens sien al hoe meer mense wat e-sigarette rook, of vape. Is e-sigarette veiliger as gewone sigarette? Bevat dit enige […]
31st March 2017

Do cough mixtures really work?

You know you have a cough coming on – your chest starts to feel tight and there’s a constant tickle in your throat. So you head […]
28th March 2017

How should vaping be regulated?

South Africa’s health department has issued statements indicating its intention to adopt a no-compromise position on vaping and related products, expressing it’s intention to regulate vaping […]
29th January 2017

Vaping vs tobacco: a smokin’ hot issue

Johannesburg – The electronic cigarette industry is cranking up its lobbying efforts to pre-empt a range of possible regulations expected this year. The newly established Vapour […]
1st May 2016

More teenagers opt for e-cigarettes, hubbly

UCT’s Professor Richard van Zyl-Smit says more and more teenagers smoke e-cigarettes and hubbly-bubbly, a flavoured tobacco, adding that the volume of smoke one inhales from […]
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