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[Estonia, Sweden] On the hunt for contraband cigarettes

the Tax and Customs Board (MTA) has managed to reduce the market share of contraband cigarettes by half...The following is an account of one of their most successful operations—involving a contraband cigarette factory in Tartu County.
Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Jun 16, 2017 14:20
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[Sweden] An investigation on the use of snus and its association with respiratory and sleep-related symptoms: a cross-sectional population study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion Snus use was associated with a higher prevalence of asthma, respiratory symptoms and snoring. Healthcare professionals should be aware of these possible adverse effects of snus use.
BMJ Open (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 16:25
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[Sweden] Snus Cleared of Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Use of the moist oral snuff product known as snus was not associated with a greater risk for pancreatic cancer in a pooled analysis of nine prospective studies involving more than 400,000 men. The lack of association was seen for all durations and intens
MedPage Today
added May 18, 2017 12:42
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[Sweden] Cannabis, Tobacco, Alcohol Use, and the Risk of Early Stroke / A Population-Based Cohort Study of 45 000 Swedish Men

We found no evident association between cannabis use in young adulthood and stroke, including strokes before 45 years of age. Tobacco smoking, however, showed a clear, dose–response shaped association with stroke.
Stroke
added Jan 2, 2017 18:38
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[Europe] E-cigarettes no longer considered medicinal products in Sweden

The Supreme Administrative Court has ruled that e-cigarettes not marketed for smoking cessation purposes should not be classified as medicinal products.... the EU Tobacco Product Directive rules for e-cigarettes will apply to e-cigarettes in Sweden from M
Lexology (uk)
added May 26, 2016 14:31
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[Sweden] New discoveries on the connection between nicotine and type 2 diabetes

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have made two new discoveries with regard to the beta cells' ability to release insulin. The findings can also provide a possible explanation as to why smokers have an increased risk of type 2 diabetes.
EurekAlert
added Mar 10, 2016 20:45
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[Europe, Sweden] NOCERA: Lowering a Tobacco Tax to Save Lives

Countries use tax policy all the time to affect behavior. Using tax policy to move people from cigarettes to e-cigarettes would, to be blunt, save lives. The e-cigarette has the potential to be the greatest tobacco cessation device ever invented.
New York Times
added Aug 18, 2015 03:57
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[Europe, Sweden, UK] LETTER: Nicotine illogic ($$)

Sir, I am at a loss to explain the attitudes of the EU and the BMA in ignoring the evidence of success in Sweden in delivering small doses of nicotine by mouth and the consequent hostility towards
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 4, 2014 10:12
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[Sweden, UK] Many doctors deem nicotine as riskiest component of cigarette

The survey, commissioned by British American Tobacco, involved administering an online survey ... The survey findings show that a substantial proportion of GPs (40%) believe nicotine to be the first or second riskiest component of cigarettes, incorrectl
DNA India (in)
added Jun 1, 2013 12:21
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[Sweden] Aches & Pains Higher in Smokers

In a recent study, researchers in Sweden asked a group of people aged 65 and older about their smoking habits and any long-term pain problems. These results showed that seniors who still smoked, even just occasionally, reported experiencing more long-te
DailyRx
added Apr 16, 2013 04:25
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