The Africa Harm Reduction Alliance says the World Health Organisation and the South African government are reviewing regulations that will create a balanced and safe use of e-cigarettes.
Some of these regulations include restrictions on advertising, a limit on the amount of nicotine and e-liquids as well as making sure the products are child proof.
Speaking to concerns about the dangers of normalising the idea of smoking, Dr Delon Human says while there are concerns, the evidence does not confirm this.
In the UK, the data already suggests that this has shown 10 million smokers moving out of that addiction and so far the evidence has been positive.— Dr Delon Human, co-founder of the Africa Harm Reduction Alliance
About indoor vaping, I think there, the vapers in South Africa have a massive responsibility because one would like to depend on the etiquette by vapers that they do not vape indoors or in public spaces very much like cigarette smoking. And if they do not do that, it is more than likely will be banned as in cigarette smoking indoors....— Dr Delon Human, co-founder of the Africa Harm Reduction Alliance
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