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Diane Caruana

Diane Caruana
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In-house journalist covering international vaping news.

NNA: “The WHO Report Will Only Perpetuate Smoking” 

Despite the incessant amount of scientific evidence to the contrary, in a report issued last week titled, “Offering help to quit tobacco use,” the...

Farsalinos Replicates Study on Toxicity Classification of E-Cig Flavouring Compounds 

A recent study raised concerns about the possible toxicity of flavouring additives in e-liquids, identifying several chemical compounds which are considered respiratory irritants. The...

Australian Government Releases Info. About E-Cig Scientific Inquiry 

Australia’s liberal party MPs have long been striving to overturn the current vaping ban. Down under the devices are legal, but the use of...

Imperial Brands To Invest £75 Million in Canadian Cannabis Brand

The 75 million British pounds that imperial will invest is convertible into a 19.9 percent stake in Auxly over a three-year term. This will...

Juul Opens Its First first Brick-and-Mortar Shop in Toronto 

Toronto’s first Juul store will open its doors to customers this week, marking the manufacturer’s first brick-and-mortar location in North America. Anyone entering the...

Study: Raising Tobacco Age Lowers Chances of Picking Habit

The study titled, “Tobacco‐21 laws and young adult smoking: quasi‐experimental evidence,” was published in Addiction. The researchers compared the smoking rates of people aged...

Public Health Expert: E-Cig Bans Undermine Anti-Smoking Efforts

E-cig bans and restrictions are spreading like wildfire across the United States. Last month, San Francisco banned the sale of vaping products, and public...

Another Study Finds That Regular Vapers Are More Likely to Quit...

The study titled, “Electronic Cigarette Use and Cigarette Abstinence Over Two Years among U.S. Smokers in the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health Study,”...

PMI Launches its First African store in Johannesburg 

The store is in the city’s entertainment and business hub, Sandton, and will make the device accessible to locals, tourists and businesses alike. “If...

Facebook and Instagram Limiting Content Related to E-Cigarettes

While tobacco and alcohol sales were already prohibited on Facebook Marketplace, as of this week, the new policy will also prohibit all private sales,...
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