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Sweden: Tobacco Scheme Robs State of Millions

Organized crime in Sweden has found a new way to work around regulations, and is raking in millions through tobacco tax fraud.
The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP)
added Jun 25, 2012 13:30
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[Sweden] Swedish Match loses Norway court case on snus packaging

a Norwegian court said on Monday. The company had asked for a temporary injunction against regulations that the government imposed to standardise product packaging. The government argued the new rules were designed for public health puposes. (Reporting
Reuters
added Nov 7, 2017 05:42
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[Europe, Sweden] Swedish government’s stance may facilitate the snus ban repeal

“The Swedish government has resisted special interest groups’ negative influence on harm reduction in a bold and positive move in the global effort to eliminate tobacco related disease. The government has chosen to not provide written observations to the
Vaping Post (ch)
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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[Italy, Sweden, USA] RODU: Confirmed: Snus Use Protective for Parkinson’s Disease

Investigators in Sweden, Italy and the United States report that “non-smoking men who used snus had a substantially reduced risk of Parkinson’s disease…” The research, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology (abstract here), combined dat
Tobacco Truth (Brad Rodu blog)
added Jan 7, 2017 03:12
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[Sweden] Moist smokeless tobacco (Snus) use and risk of Parkinson's disease.

Non-smoking men who used snus had a substantially lower risk of Parkinson's disease. Results also indicated an inverse dose-response relationship between snus use and Parkinson's disease risk. Our findings suggest that nicotine or other components of toba
International Journal of Epidemiology
added Jan 7, 2017 03:10
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[Europe, Sweden, USA] Global $17.45 Billion Smokeless Tobacco Market Analysis & Forecast, 2016-2022: Big Tobacco have Acquired Smokeless Tobacco Brands in both United States and Scandinavia - Research and Markets

PR Newswire
added Oct 19, 2016 21:06
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[Europe, Sweden] ARCHIVE: Use of snus and lung cancer mortality: Unwarranted claim of causal association

In their paper ‘‘Lung cancer mortality: ComparingSweden with other countries’’, Rodu and Cole present descriptive analyses...We do not demonise the use of snus, but we doadvocate good science, which is always jeopardisedin a paper sponsored by the tobacco
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health
added May 2, 2016 14:52
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[Sweden, USA] UPDATE 1-Swedish Match remains hopeful on U.S. wet snuff status

Swedish Match expects U.S. regulators to decide in the coming months whether it can market its wet snuff product in the United States with a lower health risk label. The Swedish company is looking across the Atlantic for the next big market for its snus
Reuters
added Jul 17, 2015 11:49
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[Sweden, USA] A Lesser Warning? Maybe / Maker of Snus, a Smokeless Tobacco, Says It's Less Harmful Than Cigarettes

In asking the United States government to bless its snus as less toxic, the company is raising a broader question: Should warning labels on tobacco products — from chew to e-cigarettes — take into account varying degrees of harm?
New York Times
added Nov 30, 2014 15:30
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Outdoor smoking ban plan in Sweden

Smoking should be banned at bus stops, outdoor cafes and playgrounds according to a new report from Sweden's Public Health Agency, which is being considered by the government.
The Local Europe (se)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:06
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