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Diane Caruana

Diane Caruana
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In-house journalist covering international vaping news.

Juul Labs Considers Opening its Books to Foreign Investors

Capital Reinsurance has recently bought Juul shares on the secondary market for more than $300 a share, nearing a $50 billion valuation Following its $1.2...

Former FDA Chief About E-Cig Rules “We struck the wrong balance”

Last March the FDA issued its much-anticipated guidelines with regards to new restrictions on vaping products. The draft had been released just weeks before...

Maryland to Raise Tobacco Legal Age to 21

The legislation signed Monday by Gov. Larry Hogan will add vaping products to the list of tobacco products. “There is no more important job...

Massachusetts May Ban Flavored Tobacco and Vaping Products

If Bill S. 1279 passes, stores would only be able to sell tobacco flavored tobacco vaping products. Many convenience stores across the state have...

New Mexico to Impose New Vaping Restrictions

As of the 14th of June, the state of New Mexico will add vaping to the existing indoor smoking ban, meaning that the use...

Food Banks at a UK County Will be Giving Out E-Cigs...

While vaping bans are spreading like wildfire across the US, the UK keeps encouraging smokers to switch to the safer alternatives. Jim McManus, the...

Vermont Lawmakers Pass Bill Banning Online Sales of Vaping Products

Last March, a number of Representatives for the state of Vermont, had proposed HB 26, a bill which bans direct-to-consumer online sales of vapor...

Altria CEO Grilled by Investors over the 12.8 Billion Deal With...

Analysts and investors are worried that Altria paid too much for its 35% stake in Juul, especially given all the scrutiny and lawsuits that...

UK Study: The Tobacco Display Ban Has Reduced Teen Use

Tobacco products have been hidden from point-of-sale displays across the UK for more than four years. Displays of tobacco products at shop counters were...

Arizona: Vaping 21 Bill Vote Postponed In State House

SB 1147 which is backed by the parent company of Philip Morris USA, would raise the legal age for purchasing tobacco and vaping products...
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