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Diane Caruana

Diane Caruana
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In-house journalist covering international vaping news.

Another Study Suggests That E-Cig Taxes Just Encourage Regular Smoking

Every 10% increase in e-cigarette prices, dropped e-cig sales by 26%, and increased traditional cigarette sales by 10%.Titled, “The Effects of E-Cigarette Taxes on...

NZ’s Rushed E-Cig Bill Could Decimate the COVID-19-Weakened Industry

Whilst a bill normally takes six months to progress through Parliament, Associate Health Minister Jenny Salesa is pushing for this bill to be fast-tracked...

Majority of American Adults Still Blame Vaping for EVALI Deaths

A poll found that 66% of adults remain misinformed in the belief that regular e-cigarettes such as Juul, are to blame for EVALI.Data released...

Health Canada Investigates an Imperial Tobacco E-Cig Ad Campaign 

The bold campaign was launched by Imperial Tobacco, which sells Vype vaping products through its parent company, British American Tobacco (BAT), and Health Canada...

COVID-19 Lockdown: UK Government Urged to Keep Vape Shops Open

In an open letter to Nadhim Zahawi, parliamentary under-secretary of state at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, small business minister Paul...

Scottish Study: E-Cigs May Be Helping Disadvantaged Smokers Quit

Led by the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit at the University of Glasgow, this study highlighted once again that e-cigarettes are effective...

Brazil Sues Big Tobacco Over Compensation for Tobacco-Related Diseases

The tobacco companies refused to receive the subpoenas on grounds that are only subsidiaries, and therefore these should be sent directly to their parent...

How the CDC has Shifted From Dealing With the “Vaping Epidemic”...

An article on Reason has rightly pointed out that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is “currently focusing on the core...

Instagram: Pro-Vaping Hashtags Still Outnumbering FDA Anti-Vaping Ones

The study titled, “#Vape: Measuring E-Cigarette Influence on Instagram With Deep Learning and Text Analysis,” has shown that the FDA’s “The Real Cost” awareness...

Another Study Finds Cigarette Butts Leak Off Toxins Into the Environment

Data indicate that over five trillion butts are generated by smokers each year worldwide. Sadly, many of these tend to pile up in parks,...
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