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[Sweden, USA] A Lesser Warning? Maybe / Maker of Snus, a Smokeless Tobacco, Says It's Less Harmful Than Cigarettes

In asking the United States government to bless its snus as less toxic, the company is raising a broader question: Should warning labels on tobacco products — from chew to e-cigarettes — take into account varying degrees of harm?
New York Times
added Nov 30, 2014 15:30
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[Sweden] Swedish Match’s claim that perceptions of health risks of snus are exaggerated is likely incorrect

FDA should recognize that data from studies, including those cited by Swedish Match, that use a single question to measure comparative harm are likely to underestimate the proportion of people who consider smokeless tobacco to be less harmful than cigaret
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 26, 2014 10:47
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[Sweden, USA] Swedish Match’s Consumer Perception Study Provides No Evidence for the Population-Level Effects of Modified Snus Labels

this study does not evaluate the effects of the proposed label on “subjects’ tobacco use behavior” (p. 689) nor can it evaluate the effects of “removal” of current warnings (p. 689).
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 25, 2014 19:27
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[USA] FDA should deny Swedish Match request to change snus warning label: US is not Sweden

We submitted this public comment to FDA in response to Swedish Match's request to change the warning labels on snus. The tracking number is 1jy-8fp2-j9pp. “Swedish Experience” extolled in this MRTP application is not transferrable to the US because of
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 25, 2014 19:25
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[Sweden, USA] How Snus Works

This article looks at snus, the unofficial nicotine of Sweden, and why both American tobacco manufacturers and public health experts are so enamored of it.
How Stuff Works
added Nov 8, 2014 20:49
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[Sweden, USA] Swedish tobacco specialty snus sets sights on U.S. market

referring to an application with the U.S. Federal Drugs Administration (FDA) to reclassify one of its premium products as a lower health risk for consumers than cigarettes... Swedish Match is pushing for the "modified risk" status created by a 2009 U.S. l
Reuters
added Nov 7, 2014 08:26
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[Europe, Sweden] The campaign against smoking is extended from bars to parks

European governments are extending the ban on smoking to outdoor locations, such as bus stops, playgrounds and public gardens. The campaign began recently in Sweden, where the powerful Agency for Health has advised the government to take steps urgently in
West Journal - Welfare Society Territory (it)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:07
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Outdoor smoking ban plan in Sweden

Smoking should be banned at bus stops, outdoor cafes and playgrounds according to a new report from Sweden's Public Health Agency, which is being considered by the government.
The Local Europe (se)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:06
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[Sweden, Nevada] 2014 NACS Show Tobacco Beat

LAS VEGAS -- Who says it’s all about the e-liquids? A jaunt across the expansive NACS trade-show floor would suggest the real business is going to be in hardware: namely closing the gap between cig-alikes and vaporizers, and/or making the hot-button “ope
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 15, 2014 15:59
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[Finland, Sweden] Importing snus increased by 40 per cent in a year

Finns brought 41 per cent more snus ... 60 per cent of travellers arriving in Finland said they had brought the snus cartons for their own personal use whereas 23 per cent had brought them for the use of someone else and the rest for both. Every third tra
Helsinki Times Oy (fi)
added Oct 4, 2014 20:34
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