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Diane Caruana

Diane Caruana
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In-house journalist covering international vaping news.

Smokeless tobacco products to be legalised in New Zealand

Sweden boasts the lowest smoking rates in Europe thanks to incorporating snus in its smoking cessation strategy.On announcing the legalization of e-cigarettes last March,...

Reactions to the FDA’s tobacco plan announcement

On Friday the 28th of July, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), announced a new comprehensive plan for tobacco and nicotine regulation, under...

Petition against flavor ban submitted to authorities in SF

Last month, the San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors decided in favour of a long disputed ban of all flavoured tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes,...

Cancer Research UK in favour of e-cigs for harm reduction

The article titled “Jury is out on e-cigarettes” appeared on The Scotsman last week, and referred to research from the University of Stirling indicating...

California : Cigarette sales drop following new tax implementation

In November 2016, Californians voted in favor of Proposition 56, a levy on tobacco products, which resulted in a tax increase of $2 per...

Tobacco stocks take a dive following FDA press release

Last Friday the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), announced a new comprehensive plan for tobacco and nicotine regulation, under which the much disputed...

A study measuring the nicotine levels emitted by HnB products

The nicotine levels produced by the HnB products were significantly higher than those produced by the first generation cig-a-like e-cigarettes at both puff durations....

FDA press release : PMTA submission deadline moved to 2022

The cut off date for applications of non-combustible products such as ENDS or e-cigarettes is expected to be August 8, 2022.“And we must recognize...

NZ: Whanganui’s smoke-free policy has been extended to vaping

The Whanganui District Council has just implemented this new smoke-free policy, now renamed ‘The Smokefree and Vapefree Outdoor Areas Policy’ in an attempt to...

UK research team receives grant to study vaping trends amongst youths

The study titled 'Adolescent Vaping Careers' will be funded by Cancer Research UK, and aims to take a closer look at vaping trends amongst...
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