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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, Malta, Sweden] Exclusive: John Dalli interview on OLAF, resignation, tobacco directive [VIDEO]

John Dalli came to New Europe's Brussels HQ on the morning of October 17, and was interviewed by Alexandros Koronakis and Cillian Donnelly on the OLAF investigation, his resignation, and the tobacco directive.
New Europe
added Oct 18, 2012 03:05
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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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[Europe, Sweden] Swedish govt gives up on ending EU ban on wet snuff -report

Sweden sees no hope of overturning a European-wide sales ban on tobacco-based wet snuff and will concentrate on protecting its right to sell the product at home, a minister was quoted on Wednesday as saying. The European Union banned the sale of wet snuf
Reuters
added Jun 14, 2013 09:49
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Sweden eyes smoking ban in parks and cars

Sweden's current ban on smoking in public places could be extended to parks, beaches, as well as people's own cars, according to a proposal under consideration by the Swedish National Institute for Public Health
The Local Europe (se)
added Mar 30, 2013 15:41
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta, Sweden] Anti-smoking campaigners accuse tobacco lobby after office break-in

Brussels police have swept the offices of two major public health organisations for bugs following a break-in at a building in the rue de Tréves in which laptops and documents relating to their battles against the tobacco industry were stolen.
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 18, 2012 22:40
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[Asia, Sweden] British American Tobacco vows to investigate child workers in Bangladeshi farms

vowed on Thursday to investigate some of its supply farms in Bangladesh after a Swedish campaign group uncovered the use of child workers to grow and process tobacco. Swedwatch, which surveyed three tobacco farming districts in Bangladesh, said it found
Reuters
added Jun 30, 2016 16:19
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