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Diane Caruana

Diane Caruana
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In-house journalist covering international vaping news.

NZ: Discussions about educating the public in relation to vaping

The meeting which included Chief Executive of the ARFNZ Letitia O’Dwyer, members of the scientific advisory board of the ARFNZ and representatives from the...

US Senate Democrats urge FDA to reject iQOS MRTP application

In December 2016, Philip Morris International (PMI) had announced that it submitted a Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) application with the FDA’s Center for...

American Cancer Society changes its position on e-cigarettes

In a position statement released on it’s website, the ACS rightly pointed out that while smoking is responsible for the deaths of millions, current...

Canadian Health Minister open to further restrictions on e-cig ads

Last week, two Canadian anti-tobacco groups said they will not support the Liberal government’s Bill S-5, unless it is amended to put the same...

Minnesota laments about e-cigs’ rise in popularity, despite leading to all...

 Last Thursday, the Minnesota Health Department stated that for first time since 2000, tobacco use is on the rise. Wrong: The only rise recorded...

Idaho rejects bill that would raise tobacco age limit to 21

Public health experts have long been pointing out that regulating e-cigarettes in the same way as regular cigarettes, could prove detrimental to public health.The...

Canada: Anti-tobacco groups pressure MPs to restrict e-cig advertising

Last Monday, at a press conference, ahead of the first House of Commons committee hearings on Bill S-5, representatives from the Quebec Coalition for...

US: Smokers’ misconceptions about e-cigarettes have gotten worse

The numbers are alarming, and indicate how many lives are being lost to smokers who would never consider switching to the safer alternatives that could...

Australian Senator protesting against local vaping ban

The Senator is rightly pointing out that the government's stance contrasts with the evidence in favour of the products for harm reduction. “The Government’s...

A number of vapers have mistaken food flavouring for e-liquid on...

Twitter user Rob Whisman spotted a number of poor reviews for generic food flavouring on Amazon, and on taking a closer look figured out...
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