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Diane Caruana

Diane Caruana
In-house journalist covering international vaping news.

Latest research suggests that tobacco laws may also discourage vaping

Researchers from New York University found that states with higher cigarette taxes and anti-tobacco regulations, had fewer vapers. Therefore, claim the researchers, along with...

Health Experts Urge UK Parliament to Get Rid of TPD2

  Health experts in the UK are concerned, as the rapid growth in the numbers of people switching from smoking to vaping has dropped significantly....

The Risk Perception of Smoking in the US Has Been Declining

To the shock of many, a study by Duke University School of Medicine, published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence, indicated that between 2006 and...

Does Vaping Lead to Heart Attacks?

The cross-sectional study looked at data from the National Health Interview Surveys of 2014 and 2016 involving 69,725 participants, and controlled for conventional cigarette...

Farsalinos about the presence of metals in e-liquids

The study titled Metal Concentrations in e-Cigarette Liquid and Aerosol Samples: The Contribution of Metallic Coils, was published in Environmental Health Perspectives. The study...

Are Chicago’s fears about rise in teen vaping justified?

This weekend a number of alarmist articles were released, pointing out a dramatic increase in teen vaping observed on school campuses across Chicago. The...

The IBVTA sets the record straight about vaping whilst driving

Vaping whilst driving could land you a £2,500 fine and a driving ban, said a number of articles. Many vapers assumed that a new...

Australian Health Minister blasted about vaping laws, on live radio show

In Australia e-cigarette devices are legal, but the use of nicotine-containing refills is not. In August 2016, several public health activists, amongst which the...

Discussions about launching iQOS in Hong Kong

The iQOS device, is a Heat not Burn (HnB) smokeless alternative to combustible cigarettes and works by heating tobacco leaves known as Heets or...

NZ study: E-cigs especially helpful for specific patient groups

The study was carried out by Dr. Penelope Truman from Massey University's School of Health Sciences, community specialist detox nurse Moira Gilmour and physician...