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Diane Caruana

Diane Caruana
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In-house journalist covering international vaping news.

NZ Vape Groups: Now’s The Perfect Time to Reignite Quit Smoking...

The promising Vape to Quit campaign was announced last year by Associate Health Minister Jenny Salesa and meant to go live on the 13th...

UK Smokers’ Reactions to The Menthol Tobacco Ban 

The measure has gone into effect on the 20th of May, and anyone caught selling the products across the European Union (EU) could be...

Recent Study Examines The Effect of E-Vapour On Rat Male Fetuses

The study titled, “Effect of Electronic cigarette aerosol Exposure During Gestation and Lactation on Learning and Memory of Adult Male Offspring Rats” is to...

WHO Uses World No Tobacco Day to Attack Vaping

In total contrast with other health entities such as Public Health England (PHE), instead of encouraging smokers to switch or quit smoking via safer...

SA’s E-Cig Industry Demands Disassociation From Tobacco Sector 

On the 27th of March, South African authorities banned the sales of cigarettes as part of the current COVID-19 lockdown. Subsequently as restrictions were...

EU Countries Propose Excise Tax For Vaping and Heated Tobacco Products

“The current provisions of Directive 2011/64/EU have become less effective, as they are either no longer sufficient or too narrow to address current and...

The Different Arguments On The Link Between Nicotine and Depression

A number of studies have found positive links between nicotine consumption and brain health. A 2016 paper reported that the compound plays a vital...

Free For All: The Global Forum on Nicotine 2020 Moves Online

With less than two weeks to go, as usual multiple top speakers from the world of nicotine science, policy and tobacco harm reduction will...

Public Health Expert: US EVALI Outbreak “Was A Public Health Fiasco” 

"...we know that because virtually nothing has been done to correct misperceptions that were created and spread across the US and worldwide from July...

UK Survey: Millions Are Smoking More Due to the COVID-19 Crisis

Responses to the Guardian appeal for feedback about smoking behaviour during the current crises cited heightened anxiety and stress as reasons for increased smoking....
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