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Diane Caruana

Diane Caruana
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In-house journalist covering international vaping news.

Indonesian Medical Expert: Health Warnings For E-Cigs Should be Different 

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“Health warnings on combustible cigarette packs should not be the same as those on the packaging of e-cigarettes and HTPs (heated tobacco products). This...

Mexico Passes Measure to Legalize Marijuana For Recreational Purposes

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Mexico's population of nearly 130 million people, would make this bill the largest country to legalize cannabis at a national level.The Senate is expected...

Vapers’ Alliance: The Importance of Including Vapes in EU Cancer Scheme

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With Cancer being responsible for 20% of all deaths in Europe, earlier this year on February 4th, the European Commission (EC) announced Europe’s Beating...

NC Attorney General Urges FDA to Ban Menthol Cigarettes

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"Menthol cigarettes are designed to be easier to smoke," said Stein. "That means they make it easier to get hooked. What's more, they're marketed...

New Study Ignores Recent Data And Regurgitates Inaccurate “Gateway” Theory

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".. the good news is that the rapid increase in e-cigarette use has not yet resulted in a reversal of the decreasing trends of...

PMI to Launch IQOS VEEV in Several Markets Throughout The Year

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Albeit using a heating technology, IQOS VEEV is different to the regular IQOS in that it does not heat tobacco, but e-liquid. VEEV is...

Will NZ’s New Health Minister Prioritize The Smokefree 2025 Action Plan?

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“Back in 2011 when Smokefree 2025 was launched, it was viewed as doable albeit requiring serious and deliberate government programmes and intervention. However, nine...

Experts’ Critique of The EU Scientific Committee Preliminary Opinion on E-Cigarettes

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“The Opinion omitted reporting on the individual and population health benefits of the substitution of ENDS for cigarette smoking. Alternative hypotheses to the gateway...

Australian Drug Law Reform Expert on Embracing Vapes for Harm Reduction

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Dr. Alexander David Wodak, is the president of the Australian Drug Law Reform Foundation. He is also a physician and former director of the...

Asia-Pacific Groups Create Petition Urging WHO to End Lies About Vaping

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In its pre-conference guidance to member countries, the WHO continues to insist that safer nicotine products, such as vapes or e-cigarettes, are as harmful...