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[Norway] Norwegian Government to consult on proposal for standardised packaging of tobacco products

The Government proposal means that all tobacco products sold in Norway will have standardised packaging. The goal is to prevent tobacco use among children and young people.
Norway Government Administration Services (no)
added Feb 9, 2015 13:43

[UK] Smokers pay more for cigarettes in Britain than anywhere else in Europe except Norway

Prices are sky-high in the UK due to taxes making up around £6.90 per pack Packs in Slovakia cost £2.61, Croatia £2.65, Romania £2.75 and Poland £2.86, research by the Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association found. And in Ukraine 20 cigarettes cost just 63p
The Sun (uk)
added Aug 9, 2016 16:41

Norway bans e-cigarette advertising

Norway has notified vendors of electronic cigarettes that all pictures and positive reviews of the products must be removed from websites, media reported. "E-cigarette is a tobacco surrogate and is therefore covered by the ban on advertising," Xinhua quo
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 26, 2015 06:02

UPDATE 2-Norway rules in favour of tobacco display ban

A Norwegian court has upheld a ban on displaying tobacco products in stores, in a closely-watched ruling as governments across the world look to crack down on smoking to improve public health and cut medical costs.
added Sep 14, 2012 20:00

Snus use in Norway has tripled in five years

"The sharp increase in snus use among adolescents and young adults could almost be described as an epidemic. There is nothing to suggest that the increase will stop," says Professor Jan Alexander, Deputy Director-General at the institute.
Medical Xpress (
added Nov 24, 2014 11:39

[UK] Tobacco harm reduction in the real world: has the availability of snus in Norway increased smoking cessation?

Practical implications – The replacement of cigarettes by snus has been the most typical pattern of use in Norway, and the availability of snus may have been beneficial to public health.
Emerald (uk)
added Sep 22, 2013 15:16

[Norway] Duty-free tobacco comes under fire

Duty free sales of tobacco products at Norwegian airports will go up in smoke, if the country’s cancer association (Kreftforeningen) and medical association (Den norske legeforeningen) get their way. They’re calling for a halt to sales of relatively cheap
Views and News from Norway (no)
added May 23, 2012 11:54

LHL Wants Sales and Importation Ban on Tobacco in Norway

The Norwegian Heart and Lung Patient Organization submits a plan to the parliament to get the country smoke free. ... we must adopt stronger measures against the harmful effects of smoking. Prohibition is the only logical answer to the knowledge we have.
The Nordic Page (no)
added Jun 18, 2013 12:44

Out of sight, out of mind? Removal of point-of-sale tobacco displays in Norway [FREE FULL TEXT]

Retailer's compliance with the POS display ban in Norway was high, and the ban was well supported in the population. Consumers believed that the ban could contribute to preventing smoking initiation among young people and to some extent also support cessa
Tobacco Control
added Jun 8, 2012 06:37

[Norway] Patterns of snus and cigarette use: a study of Norwegian men followed from age 16 to 19

Online First Tob Control doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2011-050158 / Conclusions Young men who only used snus at baseline had an increased risk of being dual users at follow-up. Snus use may therefore facilitate smoking.
Tobacco Control
added May 27, 2012 14:09
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