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Diane Caruana

Diane Caruana
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In-house journalist covering international vaping news.

Percentage of smokers in UK second-lowest in Europe

According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the amount of smokers in 2016 went down to 15.8%, from 17.2% in 2015. From these,...

Gottlieb fails to credit vaping products for reduction in teen smoking

The good news is, that the announcement points out that smoking has been reduced by half since 2011, from 15.8 percent to 8.0 percent,...

PATH study indicates that e-cigs are less addictive than regular cigarettes

Despite the fact that many studies have already found that e-cigarettes are significantly safer than tobacco cigarettes, misinformation and bad publicity about the products...

Letter asking EU Commissioner for more reasonable snus regulations

Clive Bates,  Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos and Professor Riccardo Polosa, were amongst the eighteen public health experts hailing from all corners of the world, that wrote...

A study looking into the effects of vaping in India

The Health Department of the west central state approached its Food and Drug Administration asking for a ban on e-cigarettes, the harm reduction alternatives...

Senators urge Gottlieb to take a stand against the vaping industry

In an article published last week on Forbes, co-authors Sally Patel and Director of Counterfactual Consulting (UK) Clive Bates, pointed out that the Senators...

ASH data considered as indication of TPD’s negative effect

An article published last month by the New Nicotine Alliance (NNA), pointed out that for the first time in history, the number of ex-smokers...

Why California should re-think the e-cigarette flavour ban

In an article published yesterday on The Hill, Harm Reduction Policy Director of nonprofit R Street Institute and former drug-abuse researcher at the University...

CDC makes unsubstantiated claims about secondhand vapor exposure

In the study which was published in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease earlier this week, researchers from the CDC released the results from a...

Efforts to implement vaping bans in NY State escalate

Amongst the health care organizations behind this initiative is the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, and the proposed ban would extend to bars and restaurants,...
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