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Diane Caruana

Diane Caruana
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In-house journalist covering international vaping news.

The Netherlands Withdraws From Major Tobacco Advice Committee

The committee in question forms part of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), giving advice on the drafting of international standards regarding tobacco products,...

FDA Demands Additional Documentation in Order to Understand E-Cigs’ Youth Appeal

Following the numerous alarming media headlines about how teen vaping is apparently out of control, released in the recent weeks, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb...

France: The Recovery of The Vaping Market

An article by my colleague Ghyslain Armand for The Vaping Post in France, indicates that while the French vape market took a hit between...

Canada: Tobacco Harm Reduction Association’s Statement in Favour of Vaping

The THRA opened its statement by explaining the differences between e-cigarettes and HnB devices, adding that despite the fact that vaping products contain no...

Albany County: Tobacco Products Will Be Banned From Pharmacies

Up until now and much to the surprise of many non-Americans like myself, most pharmacies across the US, still sell tobacco products including cigarettes....

NZ: Vaping Products Can be Lawfully Imported, Sold and Distributed

In March 2017, associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner had said that e-cigarettes would be legalized and that New Zealand was adopting a low risk...

The EU Urged to Revise Current E-Cig Regulations

In an article on EU magazine The Parliament, Martusciello pointed out that the European Union needs to actively promote and protect the innovation, research...

South African Authorities Propose New Vaping Regulations

The bill in question proposes five main changes which are aimed at reducing local smoking rates. The first change would ban smoking within ten...

Iceland: Decrease in Smoking Linked to Vaping

According to figures published in the Directorate of Health’s newsletter, in 2017, only 9% of Icelanders reported smoking on a daily basis, a drop...

AVA Cautions FDA & FTC Against War on E-Liquid Flavours

Last week, the AVA, a nonprofit organization that advocates for fair and sensible regulations of e-cigarettes, spoke about the recent actions taken by the...
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