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Diane Caruana

In-house journalist covering international vaping news.

Indonesia to Impose 57% Tax on E-Liquids

Tobacco accounts for the bulk of Indonesia’s excise taxes, making these taxes a main source of revenue for the government. Sunaryo, an official with...

Comparing Emissions from HnBs, E-Cigs and Cigarettes

The products used in this study were PMI’s IQOS, both regular and menthol variants, the Nautilus Mini e-cigarette, a tank-type atomizer tested with a...

Thailand Ranked as Worst Country for Vapers

This year’s Global Forum on Nicotine (GFN) has attracted 500 delegates from 60 countries. Members of the International Network of Nicotine Consumer Organizations in...

Pennsylvania’s 40% tobacco tax on e-cigarettes

Last Friday, a Commonwealth Court panel ruled in favour of the current 40% tobacco tax on e-liquids in Pennsylvania. However, in what is a...

Scotland: Government Releases New Tobacco Control Action Plan

Earlier this week the Scottish Government published a new tobacco control action plan which will formally ban smoking around hospital buildings, jails, school grounds...

Philippines Anti-Tobacco Groups Spreads Untrue Facts About E-Cigs

House Resolution No. 1885 was filed by Reps. Anthony Bravo (Coop-Nattco) and Jose Tejada (PDP-Laban, North Cotabato) and urges the Department of Health (DOH)...

Juul Devices Will Not Be Advertised on Social Media Anymore

In these last few months we have witnessed a number of alarming media headlines about how teen vaping is apparently out of control, and...

Tobacco Companies’ Websites to Feature Anti-Smoking Warnings

The United States had been lagging behind other countries where it comes to smoking related warnings. In fact, the US Food and Drug Administration...