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Diane Caruana

Diane Caruana
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Journalist covering international vaping news. Based in Malta.

Inaccurate facts posted on Military and Defence website

The article which was published on the website in November 2016, was titled, Quit the spit: Smokeless tobacco no better than lit. “ …putting...

Banning vaping in public spaces…on what grounds?

In an article published in Tobacco Control, BMJ Journals, Dr. Simon Chapman and his colleagues spoke in favour of banning the use of e-cigarettes...

A tax on e-liquids for Carson City NV

Last Tuesday the Assembly Taxation Committee considered Assembly Bill 269, a measure which would impose a tax of 5 cents per fluid milliliter of...

New safety testing and certification available for e-cigarettes

UL is a global independent safety science company that partners with businesses, manufacturers, trade associations and international regulatory authorities offering safety solutions. The company...

Israeli’s mixed opinions about Philip Morris’ iQOS

A statement released by Israel’s Health Ministry two weeks ago said that PMI’s iQOS would not be subject to any restrictions until the jury...

US physicians misinformed about the potential of e-cigarettes

A paper published in the current issue of the Annals of the American Thoracic Society called Pulmonologists’ and Primary Care Physicians’ Responses to an...

Health leaders’ plea to US government to urgently tackle smoking epidemic

The report was compiled by a group of prominent health leaders, and calls on the government to take immediate action to reduce the number of smokers...

NY State Senator uses inaccurate facts to promote legislation

Vaping products in NY State have recently been under attack. First came the proposal to ban discount coupons, and last week the letter by...

Is Olympia WA the next city facing an unreasonable vape tax?

Representative Gerry Pollet said that the vaping industry “grew under the radar” and has not been paying its fair share of tax. Pollet thinks...

A report asking the FDA to ban flavoured e-liquids

The report, The Flavour Trap, was released last Wednesday and was compiled jointly the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Cancer Action Network, the American...
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