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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, 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, Malta, Sweden] EU freezes tobacco law after lobbying scandal

The European Commission has frozen work on its new anti-tobacco law, despite warnings it is falling into a tobacco industry trap. Spokeswoman Pia Ahrenkilde-Hansen said on Wednesday (17 October) that internal talks on the law - "inter-service consultatio
EUobserver.com
added Oct 18, 2012 03:56
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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, Malta, Sweden] Snus: an export ban and EU tobacco rules

The product is banned under the EU's Tobacco Product Regulation Directive that defines tobacco for oral use as "all products for oral use, except those intended to be smoked or chewed".
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 18, 2012 08:29
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[Malta, Sweden] Press statement on behalf of the European Commission

Commissioner John Dalli has today announced his resignation as a member of the Commission, with immediate effect. Mr Dalli informed the President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso of his decision following an investigation by OLAF, the EU's
Europa - European Commission
added Oct 16, 2012 17:08
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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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