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Diane Caruana

In-house journalist covering international vaping news.

FDA allows use of unapproved e-cigs for scientific research

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s announcement included that these unapproved devices can only be used for research as long as they meet compliance...

Study finds that most e-cig users vape in smoke-free zones

Although cigarette smoking in public indoor spaces is prohibited all around the U.S. as it is in all other developed countries, rules about vaping...

FDA’s deadline for receipt of first documentation

Companies who fall under this time bracket are expected to first fill out and send an online Tobacco Health Document  “including all documents developed...

INNCO supports the UKCTAS’s commentary on the WHO e-cig policy report

The report mentioned above will serve as a framework for the discussions that are to take place at the long awaited FCTC happening between...

Prop 56 tax promoters in CA blame e-cigs for tobacco epidemic

The implementation of Proposition 56 would increase the state’s tobacco tax from 87 cents to $2.87. The fact that California is the third largest...

How smoking drains your pockets in more ways than you think

Many smokers in the UK are observing Stoptober, and others have perhaps considered it. Stoptober, is a campaign organized by National Health Service (NHS),...

BAT offers to buy RJ Reynolds’ remaining stake

The merger comprises BAT's offer $20 billion in cash and about $47 billion in shares of the BAT company to Reynolds American for the he acquisition of...

Hong Kong lawmakers urged to not ban e-cigs

Director in regulatory and medical affairs of Nicoventures in the Asia-Pacific region, Dr. Stephen Jenkins, is currently in Hong kong communicating with local politicians,...

Imperial Tobacco Canada aims to start selling vaping products

When questioned about the fact that the company would be selling a product that would compete with their primary source of revenue, Eric Gagnon,...

Another pro-vaping organization, the BEAA joins forces with the VTA

The BEAA, an organization founded in March of 2015, which serves similar purposes as the VTA, but on a smaller scale locally in Alabama,...