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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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[Europe, Sweden, UK] EDITORIAL: Two steps forward, one step back ($$)

Smokers and e-cigarette users can expect to get up to 20mg of nicotine per day and, at that dose, nicotine appears to have minimal effects on physical health for the large majority of people. Millions of people in Sweden use a form of tobacco called snu
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 28, 2013 17:28
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[Europe, Sweden] Swedish Match to challenge EU snus ban in UK court

said the firm filed a claim form in Britain on Friday, calling on the court to ask the European Court of Justice (ECJ) to revisit the legal grounds of the ban. "We are asking the UK court to make a reference to the European Court of Justice on the validi
Reuters
added Jul 1, 2016 20:00
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Sweden gets tough on e-cig sales

A Swedish court has ruled that e-cigs should be treated as a pharmaceutical product subject to approval and thus illegal for sale in grocery and convenience stores. "We will continue our oversight which will result in more sales bans when the ruling beco
The Local Europe (se)
added Jul 22, 2014 15:28
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[Europe, Sweden] When is an exemption not an exemption? When the EU Commission says so

The health and consumer affairs commissioner, Tonio Borg, recently told the European Parliament that the Swedish exemption as set out in its accession treaty related only to the placing on the market of oral tobacco. ‘It did not in any way provide a dero
Tobacco Reporter
added Apr 3, 2013 09:18
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KLANG: My complacent country: why Sweden has long way to go on tobacco reform

The Conversation (au)
added Nov 4, 2012 13:53
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[UK] HAYDON: In Sweden, smokers have another option – Snus

Switching from cigarettes to oral tobacco has helped Sweden achieve the lowest rate of tobacco-related diseases in Europe
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Nov 1, 2012 14:45
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[Europe, Sweden] Swedish Hopes Rise on Snus Ban ($$)

Sweden is stepping up its efforts to lift the European Union's ban on snus tobacco—potentially opening up a $2.3 billion market—after an antifraud report last week prompted the resignation of a key public opponent to legalizing snus sales.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 22, 2012 04:25
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[Europe, Sweden] LETTER: STIMSON/BATES: Safer than cigarettes but still banned

European Parliament is likely to vote to maintain the 1992 ban on selling this product outside Sweden, perpetuating a 20-year unscientific, unethical and lethal error.
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 8, 2013 14:42
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[Europe, Sweden] Smokeless snus

We believe snus should be legal in all countries. In response to public health stakeholders who told us they believe snus, properly regulated, can contribute to reducing the net public health impact of tobacco use, and to consumers who told us in dialogu
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Sep 11, 2013 13:05
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