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Diane Caruana

Diane Caruana
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In-house journalist covering international vaping news.

Why We Should Drop The Term “E-Cigarettes”

An article on New Nicotine Alliance Australia (NNA AU), said that during a meeting with a number of well respected Tobacco Harm Reduction advocates,...

FDA Warns E-Cig Manufacturer for Selling “Kid-Friendly” E-Liquids

Electric Lotus, a manufacturer, distributor and retailer, based in Redlands, California received a warning letter for selling nicotine-containing e-liquids with labeling that resembles kid-friendly...

Smokers Who Switch to Vaping Less Likely to Relapse

The study titled “Vaping as an alternative to smoking relapse following brief lapse,” was published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Review, and indicated...

Altria Said to Be Seeking Minority Stake in Juul Labs

Earlier this week, an article on The New York Times reported that Juul Labs and Altria are in talks, and that if a deal...

South Korea Legalizes Medical Marijuana

Earlier this month, on the 23rd of November, South Korea revised its national drug policy, which now allows the import and distribution of a...

Juul to Sell Reduced Nicotine Pods Outside the US

In this last year, the Juul brand has become synonymous with teen vaping, as we have been incessantly bombarded with alarming media headlines about...

Italy Celebrates Huge Reductions in Excise Tax on E-Liquids

With these votes, the amendment to the tax decree that reformulates the consumption tax on refill liquids for e-cigarettes, has passed into the Senate...

The SFATA “Save The Vape” Conference & Member Meeting

In recent months, the FDA has launched several efforts in an attempt to fight teen vaping. Last September, the agency released a campaign which...

Sperm Count is 50% Lower in Males With Smoking Fathers

The study titled “Association between paternal smoking at the time of pregnancy and the semen quality in sons,” was published in the journal PLOS...

Research Looking into Toxicity via Nicotine E-Liquid Exposure

In the US many remain concerned about children’s exposures to the nicotine-containing liquids in e-cigarettes. In 2014 the number of exposures in the US...
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