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Diane Caruana

Diane Caruana
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In-house journalist covering international vaping news.

Expert on Why New FDA Ads Will Likely be Ineffective

As part of its “The Real Cost” campaign which was launched last September, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has just released a...

Recent Study Indicates the Environmental Impact of Cigarette Butts 

“Many smokers think cigarette butts quickly biodegrade and therefore don’t really consider them as a litter. In reality, the filter is made out of...

The WHO Erroneously Claims That ‘Smoke-Free’ Products Are Not Safer

Despite an incessant amount of scientific evidence to the contrary, last week the WHO, urged smokers and governments to not trust claims about the...

China Plans to Set in Place E-Cigarette Regulations

In China, there are currently no regulations pertaining to the use and production management of e-cigarettes. In 2018, Chinese tobacco regulators urged the government...

Minnesota Bans Vaping in Most Public Spaces

Bill author Rep. Laurie Halverson, DFL-Eagan, said that the aim of this legislation would be to ensure that all Minnesotans can breathe clean air...

NZ’s Vaping Industry Fears The Gov. May Restrict Nicotine Levels

New Zealand’s Ministry of Health and the Health Promotion Agency, have just launched a website that promotes vaping as a safer smoking alternative. Additionally...

Juul Blamed by Lawmakers for Causing Alleged Teen Vaping “Epidemic”

During a two-part hearing which took place on Wednesday and Thursday, a subcommittee of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform’s Economic and Consumer...

Juul Hires Tobacco Researcher as its Medical Director 

Dr. Mark Rubinstein, a pediatrician and formerly a leading researcher with UC San Francisco’s Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, has been hired...

Another Californian City Bans E-Cigarette Sales

Last month, San Francisco’s supervisors approved a total e-cig ban in a unanimous preliminary vote. “We spent the 90s battling big tobacco, and now...

The Claim that Vaping Causes Heart Attacks: Debunked

The study titled, “Electronic Cigarette Use and Myocardial Infarction Among Adults in the US Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health,” was published last month...
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