No more ‘nicoteens’!
We discuss the health impacts of e-cigarettes and new e-cigarette research in South Africa that creates cause for concern. Will the new Tobacco Control Bill be in time to stem the damage? Young voices share their perspectives on the e-cigarette lures and pressures they experience.
Dr Catherine Egbe, Specialist Scientist: Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit
South African Medical Research Council
Prof Richard van-Zyl Smit, Principal Investigator, University of Cape Town Lung Institute
Consultant Pulmonologist, Division of Pulmonology and Department of Medicine
University of Cape Town & Groote Schuur Hospital
Prof Lekan Ayo-Yusuf, Deputy Vice-Chancellor – Research, Graduate Studies and Innovation
Director, Africa Centre For Tobacco Industry Monitoring And Policy Research (ATIM)
Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University
Dr Sharon Nyatsanza, Project and Communications Manager
National Council Against Smoking (NCAS)