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Diane Caruana

Diane Caruana
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In-house journalist covering international vaping news.

Illinois Lawmakers Propose 36% Wholesale Tax on Vaping Products

Senate Bill 1124 would amend the Tobacco Product Tax Act of 1995 to include e-cigarettes in the definition of tobacco products. This would apply...

Vaping Regulations: Countries where Vaping is Illegal, Banned or Restricted

A recent article on The Sun aimed to shed some light on the regulatory situation of e-cigarettes around the world, by listing countries where...

Study finds that Asia’s Smoking Rates are Still Rising

The recent study, led by researchers from Vanderbilt University, USA, looked at trends in tobacco use in China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and...

Perceptions of Harm from Vaping vs Smoking Amongst US Adults

As the title suggests, the study titled, “Changing Perceptions of Harm of e-Cigarette vs Cigarette Use Among Adults in 2 US National Surveys From...

Hawaii Kills Proposal to Ban Flavoured Vaping Products

Research has confirmed that restricting e-liquid flavours may discourage smokers from switching to the proven safer alternatives which could save their life. Last month Hawaii...

Canadian Study Looks into Nicotine Consumption During Pregnancy

The study titled, “In utero exposure to nicotine abolishes the postnatal response of the cardiac sodium current to isoproterenol in newborn rabbit atrium,” was...

Cancer Group Demonizes the Products Which Could Help Prevent Cancer

A 2017 study titled, Comparing the cancer potencies of emissions from vapourised nicotine products including e-cigarettes with those of tobacco smoke, carried out by...

The FDA to Investigate whether there is a Link Between Vaping...

Last month, the Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar and departing Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, wrote an op-ed...

WA: Cigarette and Alcohol Consumption Decreases as Vaping Increases

The results of the survey are used to provide insights into healthy and unhealthy trends amongst young people, and this information is normally used...

Tobacco Giant Reynolds Launches Flavoured Nicotine Lozenges

Reynolds is the second-largest cigarette enterprise in the US and is behind brands like Camel, Kent, and Natural American Spirit. Last Wednesday, the company...
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