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[Norway, Sweden] ARCHIVE: Swedes laugh off Norwegian snus warning

Now a Norwegian university has been brave enough to risk the wrath of its bigger neighbour by publishing a study suggesting snus is more dangerous than previously believed. The new Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) paper highlights t
The Local (no)
added Sep 27, 2017 06:52
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[Norway] Swedish snus company sues Norwegian state over neutral packaging

Swedish Match is taking the Norwegian state to court as it seeks an injunction to delay neutral packaging. A change in Norwegian law requiring all tobacco products to be given neutral packaging is set to be tested in court.
The Local (no)
added Sep 27, 2017 06:50
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[Norway] Towards A Tobacco-Free Generation

We have to prevent that a new generation becomes addicted to tobacco, and plain packaging is an important step towards this, says Minister of Health and Care Services Bent Høie. WHO is calling on its Member States to prepare for plain packaging with the s
Public.
added May 8, 2017 19:11
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Do never smokers make up an increasing share of snus users as cigarette smoking declines? Changes in smoking status among male snus users in Norway 2003–15

During the period 2003–15, the relative share of current snus users who had never smoked, and current snus users who were former smokers, increased. The share of dual users, and smokers who were former snus users, decreased. Among men who reported life‐ti
Addiction
added May 8, 2017 19:09
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UPDATE 2-Norway's wealth fund says ethics profile has cost $1.4 billion in a decade

The biggest loss of 1.16 percentage points was caused by not being invested in tobacco producers, followed by manufacturers of specific weapons, such as nuclear weapons, cluster munitions and anti-personnel landmines.
Reuters
added Mar 22, 2017 02:14
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[Norway] Smoking fathers increase asthma-risk in future offspring

A Norwegian study shows that asthma is three times more common in those who had a father who smoked in adolescence than offspring who didn’t. It is well known that a mother’s environment plays a key role in child health. However, recent research, includi
Science Magazine
added Sep 29, 2016 12:51
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[Asia, India] Illicit trade in tobacco increases by 28% in Norway

and cost the treasury some €10 million in loss of revenue. This was the main finding of an EU-wide report that will be discussed at the seventh session of the Conference of the Parties (COP7) which will be held in India in November.
Customs Today (pk)
added Sep 21, 2016 03:17
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Changes in Smoking Rates Among Pregnant Women and the General Female Population in Australia, Finland, Norway, and Sweden [FREE FULL TEXT]

: Although smoking has declined substantially in recent decades, there are groups lagging behind this general trend. Young pregnant women are of particular concern in this respect. The possibility that these findings reflect the changing characteristics o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 25, 2016 14:16
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Accumulation of material and lifestyle problems among daily smokers in Norway 1999 to 2013 - a cross-sectional analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Daily smokers are generally worse off than occasional smokers and non-smokers combined. However, the accumulation of material problems and health-risk behaviours by daily smokers and occasional smokers/non-smokers did not change significantly and all gro
BioMed Central (uk)
added Aug 16, 2016 13:27
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[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
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