The governor of Perth Prison has given his backing to the controversial move to offer vaping kits to inmates.
Tayside Police have asked folk to let them know if they have been offered cheap vaping equipment after a shop break-in.
E-cigarettes are back in the news after MPs on the Science and Technology Committee (STC) said rules around the devices should be relaxed to help accelerate already declining smoking rates.
The perception that e-cigarettes are safe should be treated with caution, scientists have said as new research suggests vapour could harm lung cells.
Pregnant women who resort to e-cigarettes or nicotine patches to avoid smoking may increase the risk of their new borns becoming cot-death victims, it is claimed.
Smoke from e-cigarettes damages DNA and can increase the risk of cancer and heart disease, scientists have warned.
Two men are to stand trial accused of supplying "psychoactive substances" that they "knew would cause danger to health and life" to customers - some as young as 13 - at their vaping shops.
A bus driver who was sacked for driving without his hands on the wheel has lost an unfair dismissal claim.
Vaping can clear up sore throats – even in non-smokers, according to experts.
Smokers considering making the switch from tobacco to e-cigarettes are being asked to participate in a health study being run by the University of Dundee.
As more smokers make the move from tobacco cigarettes to electronic versions, researchers at the University of Dundee are asking them to help with a research project looking into the effects of e-cigarettes and vaping.
An industry retailer says a law change that takes effect on Saturday could be "downright devastating" to vapers.
People who use e-cigarettes have been warned of new vaping laws which come into force on Saturday.
New rules on vaping are coming into force within weeks - and if you're a vaper you will need to be aware of these changes.
A vaping shop is set to feature in a reopened Dundee supermarket that closed suddenly in January.
Vaping has been given an emphatic thumbs-up by health experts after the first long-term study of its effects in ex-smokers.
Vaping from electronic cigarettes could be as bad for the heart as smoking the real thing, scientists have warned.
Smokers in Tayside are being asked to take part in a major study at Ninewells Hospital investigating whether “vaping” is less harmful than traditional cigarettes.