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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] EU Details Official's Role in Tobacco Lobbying ($$)

European officials have given new details of an alleged cash-for-influence scandal that has forced the resignation of European Union Health Commissioner John Dalli, while Mr. Dalli has defended himself, saying he was told to quit and claiming that a tobac
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 19, 2012 03:33
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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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[Europe, Malta, Sweden] Health NGOs decry 'big tobacco' attempt at derailing Dalli anti-smoking campaign

The European Public Health Alliance claimed Dalli's resignation showed "how powerful the tobacco industry can be in influencing and undermining decision makers that are trying to support public health measures. . . . The cancer charity Smoke Free Partne
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 18, 2012 03:21
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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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[New Zealand] 'Total smoking ban in Sweden by 2025'

Sweden should follow New Zealand's example and phase out smoking completely by 2025, representatives from several lung cancer groups in Sweden have argued.
The Local Europe (se)
added Mar 17, 2013 14:42
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[Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden] Local Nordic tobacco interests collaborated with multinational companies to maintain a united front and undermine tobacco control policies -- Hiilamo and Glantz 22 (2): 154

Local tobacco companies worked with multinational companies to undermine tobacco control in distant and small Nordic markets because of concern that pioneering policies initiated in Nordic countries would spread to bigger market areas. Claims by the local
Tobacco Control
added Feb 16, 2013 13:07
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