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[Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden] Nordic Countries Aim to Ban Smoking

The Welfare Committee of the Nordic Council, chaired by Icelandic MP Siv Friðleifsdóttir, announced in Helsinki yesterday that they want the Nordic countries to be smoke free by 2040. The committee will also work towards a 10 percent reduction in alcohol
Iceland Review (is)
added Nov 2, 2012 13:46
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[Europe, Sweden] ROSS: The EU's New Tobacco Directive: Protecting Cigarette Markets, Killing Smokers

the net effect will be, paradoxically but inevitably, damaging to Europeans’ health. The Directive proposes to continue (indeed strengthen) the prior ban on Swedish smokeless tobacco, known as snus. Worse, restrictions and regulations dealing with the rel
Forbes
added Jan 10, 2013 10:22
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[Sweden] Buyout Firms Said Vie for World’s Biggest Cigar Company

The owners of Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S, a Danish manufacturer of cigars, are in talks with private-equity firms about a possible sale of the company, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Bloomberg News
added Jan 2, 2015 21:58
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[Europe, Sweden, UK] Row smouldering in Brussels over e-cigarettes

In spite of such health concerns the evidence seems to be that e-cigarettes and snus are much less dangerous than smoking tobacco. But if Britain adopts the EU approach of banning both alternatives, it seems as if it will, ironically, be contributing to
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Mar 4, 2014 11:14
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[Sweden] Kids May Be More Likely to Get Asthma if Grandma Smoked While Pregnant: Study

Children whose grandmothers smoked during pregnancy are at increased risk for asthma, even if their own mothers did not smoke...included more than 66,000 grandchildren and nearly 45,000 grandmothers in Sweden...may help explain why there has been a sharp
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 29, 2015 13:01
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[Europe, Sweden] World’s third-largest tobacco producer quits cigarettes

As cigarettes face increasing regulation and a diminished customer base, under Lars Dahlgren’s leadership Swedish Match is looking ahead to a smoke-free tobacco industry
European CEO (uk)
added Jul 16, 2016 00:53
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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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[Europe, Sweden] EU Commission sues Denmark for not outlawing snus sales

despite a European Union sales ban on the moist oral snuff. Sweden, a snus producer, is currently the only country in the 28-member bloc permitted to sell the powder tobacco, a privilege granted when it joined the club in the 1990s. The Commission, the
Reuters
added Jul 10, 2014 15:07
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[Belgium, Finland, France, Sweden, UK] Healthy Lifestyle May Offset Job Stress, Study Finds

Job stress increases the risk of heart disease, but living a healthy lifestyle can significantly reduce that risk, a new study says. Researchers examined data from more than 102,000 men and women, aged 17 to 70, in the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Sw
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2013 13:08
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[Europe, Sweden, UK] Tobacco Companies Target Youth, Mislead Public About Smokeless Products In Order To Maintain Profits

Although tobacco companies may promote smokeless tobacco as a healthier alternative, internal documents show that their only real concern is maintaining profits. British American Tobacco (BAT), the maker of Lucky Strike, Dunhill, and Pall Mall cigarett
Medical Daily
added Sep 11, 2013 12:55
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