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Diane Caruana

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In-house journalist covering international vaping news.

Parents Urged to Watch Out For Fake TikTok Vape Accounts

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A recent review of 29 peer reviewed studies, non surprisingly found that exposure to tobacco and vaping products on social media leads to increased...

The Importance of Considering E-Cigarettes as Harm Reduction Tools

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Data from thousands of studies has indicated that smokers who turned to nicotine e-cigarettes were more likely to remain abstinent from smoking than those...

Brazil’s Justice Ministry Suspends Vape Sales

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The Ministry of Justice gave a narrow 48 hour time window for local businesses to suspend vape sales.Last year it was reported that Brazil’s...

Study Questions The Effectiveness of Vapes For Smoking Cessation

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The objective of the study was assessing the effectiveness of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation in the USA from 2017 to 2019. Whilst taking in...

Hawaii to Receive $6.8Million as Part of Settlement From Juul Lawsuit

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The multi state lawsuit and investigation has accused Juul of having in place a non-effective age verification system for its products, due to which...

New WHO Campaign to Raise Awareness About Microplastics in Cigarettes

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Microplastics enter the food chain and are associated with serious human health impacts, leading to changes to genetics, brain development, respiration rates and more.The...

UK Program Will Offer Pregnant Smokers up to £400 to Quit...

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The recommendation to offer financial incentives was first put forward by the Royal College of Physicians.Research conducted last year had suggested that financial incentives...

Study: Impact of Gender and Tobacco Control Policies on Older Adult...

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The study titled, "Gender, Tobacco control policies, and persistent smoking among older adults: A longitudinal analysis of 11 European countries," pooled participants aged 50...

R.J. Reynolds Must Pay Altria Over $95 Million Over Infringed Patents

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Virginia-based Altria accused competitor RJR of violating patents related to its electronic products with pods for storing and heating liquid nicotine. To this effect...

Study Finds Smoking Costs The City of London £3bn a Year

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Of the £3bn, £308m was spent on healthcare, £150m on social care, and £41m on fires caused by smokers.Of the £3bn, £308m was spent...