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Diane Caruana

In-house journalist covering international vaping news.

Juul Faces Challenges in the EU Due to Nicotine Restrictions

The roll-out across EU countries of Juul, has been hampered by limits of 20 milligrams of nicotine per millimetre of liquid, compared to 59...

Reynolds Says That Juul is to Blame for Teen Vaping

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

US FDA Approves Heat-Not-Burn Devices

“Following a rigorous science-based review through the pre-market tobacco product application (PMTA) pathway, the agency determined that authorizing these products for the US market...

California Senator Introduces Bill Aimed at Combating Tobacco and Electronic Waste

Last month, we published an article which brought attention to the issue of tobacco and e-waste. A recent recording on DW has pointed out...

Canada’s Plain-Packaging Regulations to be the Toughest in the World

As of next February, tobacco products in Canada must be sold in packages that are brown, devoid of all colours and logos, and feature...

Hawaii Concerned About Teen Vaping

"We've got a very large problem here in Hawaii," said Dr. Bonnie Halpern-Felsher, Founder and Creator of the Stanford Tobacco Prevention Toolkit. "In the...

Two US Drugstore Chains Implement Tobacco-21 Age Sales Restrictions

On announcing the age limit, the drugstore chains said that the effort is aimed at curbing underage tobacco use. “We’ve seen positive results from...

Dubai Issues Fines for Violators of Local Vaping Regulations

Last February, the UAE’s Government consumer watchdog, the Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (ESMA) confirmed that new regulations known as UAE.S 5030 will...