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Diane Caruana

Diane Caruana
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In-house journalist covering international vaping news.

US : How will the Trump administration affect the FDA?

Dr. Robert Califf, has been appointed as the FDA’s chief less than a year ago, yet the agency is expected to undergo another make...

Tom Price, the congressman nominated US Health Secretary

Congressman Price, who worked as an orthopedic surgeon for almost 20 years before joining Congress, has represented the northern Atlanta suburbs in the House...

Washington : Does the Public Housing smoking ban apply to vaping?

The idea is for smoking to be banned inside all 940,000 public housing units nationwide by late 2018. The Department of Housing and Urban...

UK : the court of appeal has ruled in favor of...

As from May 2017, all cigarette packs in the UK must be sold in plain packaging, with nothing to distinguish them from one another...

EU consultation on revision of Tobacco Tax

Excise duties for tobacco products are mainly regulated through Directive 2011/64/EU. This Directive denotes the product categories, structure and minimum rates for excise duties...

UK : A third of asthma cases linked to cigarette smoke...

An article by health policy editor Denis Campbell published yesterday on The Guardian, said that these findings have prompted “renewed concern” about parents smoking...

UK : Organisations urged to allow vaping break

It is "important that organisations take time to consider those differences and how they relate to the health of their employees", said insight specialist...

Vaping organization in NZ registered as a charity

Why would a vaping organization be considered as a charity some might ask. In the press release to announce this event, AVCA said “This...

Sen. Johnson asks outgoing administration to stop enforcing rules that are...

The Senator became renowned as an advocate of the vaping industry back in May, as 5 days after the FDA announced the implementation of...

US VP-elect does not believe that smoking kills

According to the American Cancer Society, cigarettes account for 30 percent of all cancer deaths and kill more Americans than alcohol, car accidents, HIV,...
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