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Diane Caruana

Diane Caruana
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In-house journalist covering international vaping news.

Juul CEO Exits as Merger Talks Between PMI and Altria Collapse

Juul Labs, of which Altria Group Inc owns a 35% stake, has been the recipient of incessant criticism and accusations of being a major...

NZ Study: Cigarette Butts Constitute About 80% of All Litter

Carried out over five months by non-profit organization Keep New Zealand Beautiful, with the help of the Department of Conservation, Statistics NZ and the...

UK Vaping Firm to Launch In-Store Stop-Smoking Services Following Government Cuts

VPZ, which has 135 stores across the UK, has criticised cuts in public health spending towards support services for smokers. The retailer is pointing...

California Launches $20m Vaping Awareness Campaign

California’s Democratic governor, Gavin Newsom, announced the campaign last week. The move comes following the cases of vape-related lung disease which latest reports have...

Public Health England Reassures Vapers Following US Health Scares

“Our advice on e-cigarettes remains unchanged - vaping isn’t completely risk free but is far less harmful than smoking tobacco. There is no situation...

Massachusetts May Temporarily Ban E-Cigarette Sales

"I'm officially declaring a public health emergency in the Commonwealth due to severe lung disease associated with the use of e-cigarettes and marijuana-infused vaping...

US Survey: Increase in Exposure to Second-Hand E-Cigs Among Minors

The study titled, “Exposure to second-hand e-cigarettes increasing among young people,'' was carried out by researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and published in the...

India Announces Complete E-Cigarette Ban 

"Unfortunately, e-cigarettes got promoted initially as a way in which people can get out of the habit of smoking cigarettes. It was to be...

UK Study: Smoking Decreased by 15% in 7 Years

The study titled, “Comparison of Trends in Self-reported Cigarette Consumption and Sales in England, 2011 to 2018,” was published in the journal Jama Network...

Walmart to Stop Selling E-cigarettes in the US

The decision was taken due to "uncertainty" with regards to e-cig regulations across the US, said the retailer. "Given the growing federal, state and...
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