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Diane Caruana

Diane Caruana
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In-house journalist covering international vaping news.

Canada Public Health Expert: E-Cig Ban Would Create a Black Market 

As the number of vape-related lung disease cases in the US has reached 805, some health entities, including the Canadian Pediatric Society, are urging...

US Authorities Crack Down on Illicit THC Cartridges

Tipped by a confidential informant, last week Minnesota police officers raided a suspect’s condominium finding close to 29,000 cartridges in his car, and 30,000...

Washington to Become the Fourth U.S. State to Ban Flavored E-Cigs

To date 805 cases of vaping-related illness have been reported across the US, with 15 deaths in 12 states. To date 805 cases of vaping-related...

Piloting Recycling Programs to Target E-Cigarette Waste

“E-waste is a huge problem globally. Anytime we make something that is disposable, we’re essentially stealing from the future,” said Yogi Hale Hendlin from...

Teen Sues Juul Despite Suffering Lung Damage Due to THC

Adam Hergenreder, an 18-year-old from Illinois, has accused Juul of marketing e-cigarettes to young people, and said that vaping has caused him irreparable damage....

Discussing E-Cigarettes at The Asia Harm Reduction Forum

The 3rd Asia Harm Reduction Forum (AHRF) was held in Seoul, and several public health and anti-smoking experts amongst whom renowned cardiologist and researcher...

FDA Chief: We “Should Have Acted Sooner” to Avoid Vaping Crises

In response to questioning which took place during a House subcommittee hearing last week, Sharpless said that he believes that the agency will catch...

VTANZ: A Vaping Trade Association Launched in NZ

“All of us Kiwis involved in the industry are enormously proud of the work we have done to help tens of thousands of other...

Israel Bans Flavoured Vaping Products and Considers Total E-Cig Ban

Last week, the Health Ministry announced that in response to the events taking place in the US, it will be imposing an immediate ban...

US Study: Vaping Bans Are Detrimental to Public Health

The study titled, “Inclusion of electronic nicotine delivery systems in indoor smoke-free air policies and associated vaping behavior,” was carried out by researchers at...
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