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Diane Caruana

Diane Caruana
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In-house journalist covering international vaping news.

Does Vaping Increase the Risk of Stroke and Heart Attacks? A...

A recently published study and conference abstract released earlier this month concluded that “Daily e-cigarette use, adjusted for smoking conventional cigarettes as well as...

Australia: Northern Territory to Debate New Vape Laws

For the first time ever, when the Territory Parliament regroups this week it is expected to discuss how it will regulate the sale and...

FDA Accuses Juul & Altria of Reneging on Promise to Fight...

In September 2018, the FDA had issued more than 1,000 warning letters to U.S. retailers and manufacturers of e-cigarettes, amongst which Juul and Altria,...

Hong Kong Strives to Choke E-Cig Supply By Imposing Harsh Penalties

Last October, a Hong Kong Official had announced a complete ban on e-cigarettes and other innovative tobacco products, in an unexpected U-turn by the...

Virginia May Raise Minimum Tobacco Age to 21

The proposed bill which passed the House of Delegates on a 67-31-1 vote, has drawn mixed reactions from young adults, as it raises the...

Big Tobacco Not Paying Its Fair share of UK Corporation Tax

The report which was released this month on the the journal of Public Health, suggests that these cigarette companies pay hundreds of millions of...

EU Health Commissioner Says Vaporizers Are Poison

Head of the cabinet of EU Health Commissioner Arūnas Vinčiūnas, was speaking at an event last month, in which participants called for a broader dialogue...

Vermont’s Harsh Tax Could Kill Local Harm Reduction Efforts

Vermont Lawmakers are hoping that this harsh tax which would apply to all electronic cigarette products, including devices and e-liquids that do not contain...

India May Reconsider Plans to Restrict Online Promotion of Vaping Products

Last December, the country’s ministry of electronics and IT (MeitY) proposed changes to India’s Information Technology Act, which would require web platforms like Facebook,...

Health Canada Proposes Restrictions On Vape Ads For Youth

Last January, Health Canada launched the first part of a multi-phase campaign targeting youth vaping, urging parents to start discussing vaping health risks with...
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