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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 (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 24, 2014 11:39
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[Norway] Doctor stands up for smoker rights

The outspoken Dr Per Fugelli thinks restrictions on smoking have gone too far, and warns against portraying smokers as an “underclass”. ...commenting on fresh proposals to extend smoking bans in restaurants and railway stations to city streets and public
Views and News from Norway (no)
added Nov 1, 2014 22:55
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Norway Introduces New Bans on Smoking

The ban will also apply to electronic cigarettes. Rail Administration warns that they will apply the ban on also all drives and remove ashtrays from trains and stations. On 1st of July, smoking ban had been first introduced at school- and kindergar
The Nordic Page (no)
added Sep 3, 2014 16:38
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[Norway] Tobacco use among Norwegian adolescents: from cigarettes to snus

Adolescent smoking prevalence has fallen dramatically in Norway, accompanied by a smaller increase in snus use. Young snus users in Norway have many of the same risk factors as smokers, but to a lesser degree.
Addiction
added Aug 22, 2014 10:27
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Norway bans smoking at all train stations and platforms

As of September 1 no smoking will be allowed at train stations and platforms across the country. "The law on tobacco was changed on July 1, and now states that areas and public transit systems where the public has access must be smoke free. We will adju
Norway Post (no)
added Aug 5, 2014 07:24
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[Norway] Could Smoking and Drinking Coffee Help Protect Against Liver Disease?

a new study by researchers at Oslo University Hospital found that a combination of the two could help fight against liver disease, in some cases... Findings showed that levels of daily coffee consumption were lower in patients with primary sclerosing cho
ScienceWorldReport
added Jul 10, 2014 02:21
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[Norway] Maternal Smoking and DNA Methylation in Newborns: In Utero Effect or Epigenetic Inheritance?

Differential methylation at these CpGs in newborns seems to reflect sustained in utero exposure rather than epigenetic inheritance. Impact: Smoking cessation in early pregnancy may negate effects on methylation. Analyses of maternal smoking during pregna
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added May 16, 2014 10:34
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[Norway] Kids who use snus before age 16 more likely to become smokers

Norwegians who started using snus before age 16 were more likely to become cigarette smokers than those who started using snus later in life, according to a new study. Snus is moist smokeless tobacco developed in Sweden. It's contained in a small pouch,
Reuters
added Feb 18, 2014 13:27
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[Norway] Coffee and Cigarettes May Protect Against Liver Disease

Coffee and cigarette smoking may protect against the rare liver disease Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC), study shows. In a new study from Norway published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, both coffee consumption and cigarette smoking are
ScienceDaily
added Dec 14, 2013 17:46
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[Norway] Coal seen as the new tobacco, sparking investor backlash

The movement is an offshoot of a campaign by more than 70 investors to pressure all fossil-fuel industries on climate change. It's similar to the 1990s-era anti-tobacco push and is gaining help from unlikely partners. The International Energy Agency, a 2
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Nov 20, 2013 16:46
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