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Diane Caruana

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In-house journalist covering international vaping news.

UK Report: Majority of UK councils still ignoring PHE advice on...

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Last year the PHE pointed out that forcing vapers to use their e-cigarettes in smoking areas, will not only expose them to harmful second...

AHA study: E-cig users more likely to be former smokers

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Presented at the AHA’s Scientific Sessions 2017, a global exchange of the latest advances in cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians, the research indicates...

Philip Morris Korea: data suggests IQOS is 90% safer than regular...

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The tobacco company is planning to release the full study, including all the raw data by next June. In the meantime said Mikael Franzon,...

NZ Respiratory Health Foundation ignores data in favour of e-cigarettes

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“As far as we’re aware, there is no good evidence demonstrating that using e-cigarettes will reduce the incidence of smoking normal tobacco cigarettes,” says...

Public Health experts: US needs an anti-smoking ambassador

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“What the nation needs now is a candid and resolute champion to cross the threshold and deliver a clear message about less harmful tobacco...

Australian experts: The sooner e-cigs are legalized, the more lives saved

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Last Monday, health professionals gathered at the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs Conference in Melbourne. Queen Mary University professor Hayden McRobbie,...

Korea’s major tobacco company launches its own HnB device

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KT&G Corporation is a Korea-based tobacco company which manufactures and sells several cigarette brands including, ESS, PINE, ZEST, CIMA, CARNNIVAL, RAISON, BOHEM, both in...

US researchers concerned about a sharp increase in e-cig online vendors

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The study which was published in the journal Tobacco Control identified 3,096 online e-cigarette vendors in 2014, as opposed to 980 in 2013. The...

Smokers save money by switching to vaping, says online poll

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A vaper will spend an average of $60 monthly on products such as refill cartridges and e-liquids, whilst a heavy smoker could spend up...

S.A.’s anti-tobacco lobbyists want no smoking legislation to cover e-cigs

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“We agree the law (Tobacco Products Control Amendment Act) should be amended, because there is evidence that it harms. It is not covered under...