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[Sweden] Homeless people get cigarettes for Christmas

A charity in Norrköping, eastern Sweden, is donating cigarettes to the homeless and other vulnerable people this Christmas.
The Local Europe (se)
added Dec 15, 2012 21:36
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[Sweden] Population-based survey of cessation aids used by Swedish smokers

although most smokers who have quit did so unassisted, snus continues to be the most frequently reported cessation aid among male smokers, whereas usage of pharmaceutical nicotine was more prevalent among females. Use of snus at the latest quit attempt ap
Harm Reduction Journal
added Dec 4, 2012 01:40
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[Europe, Sweden, UK] What's all the snus about? Swedish MEP dealing snuff in Brussels

As part of his campaign to make the sale of snus legalised, the fresh-faced Swedish MEP stocks up on a supply of the moist, brown powder every time he flies home to bring back with him to the Belgian capital. Once he's landed, word quickly spreads among
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 23, 2012 09:10
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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, Malta, Sweden] EU health commissioner resigns in 'snus' fraud probe

The European Commission said the health and consumer policy commissioner from Malta left "with immediate effect" after informing Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso "of his decision following an investigation by OLAF, the EU's anti-fraud office, int
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 16, 2012 16:37
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[Sweden] Smoking During Pregnancy May Cause Asthma, Wheezing in Kids

More breathing problems seen in preschoolers even if mothers stopped smoking once they were born
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 20, 2012 02:53
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[Europe, Poland, Sweden] Smokeless tobacco is 95 percent safer than smoking: Study

presented by Peter Lee, epidemiologist. Snus researcher Lars Ramstrom in Sweden showed that...many premature deaths could be avoided among men every year. ...presented at the 2017 Global Forum on Nicotine in Poland.
ANI (in)
added Jun 19, 2017 14:34
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[Sweden] Snus milestone passed

Snus does not lead to an increased risk of pancreatic cancer, according to a study by Sweden’s Karolinska Institute...“This also means that the last remaining alarm on Swedish snus and an association with cancer now can be dismissed. “For those who foll
Tobacco Reporter
added May 13, 2017 01:46
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[Sweden] Tobacco, but not pot, boosts early stroke risk

Smoking pot in young adulthood does not seem to increase the risk of early stroke, but cigarette smoking does, according to a study of nearly 50,000 Swedish military conscripts. “Extensive tobacco smokers in late adolescence had a fivefold increased risk
Reuters
added Jan 6, 2017 00:45
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[Sweden] Swedish Match’s claim that perceptions of health risks of snus are exaggerated is likely incorrect

FDA should recognize that data from studies, including those cited by Swedish Match, that use a single question to measure comparative harm are likely to underestimate the proportion of people who consider smokeless tobacco to be less harmful than cigaret
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 26, 2014 10:47
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