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[Sweden] Snus linked to asthma and sleep problems

snus users were over 50 percent more likely than non-users to have asthma. In addition, snus users were 37 to 59 percent more likely to snore and have trouble falling asleep, the study found.
Reuters
added Jun 15, 2017 16:02
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[Europe, Sweden] Swedish men on target to be first to completely stub out smoking

Swedish government has released data showing that the proportion of men aged between 30 and 44 smoking fell to just 5 per cent in 2016. This makes it the first country to hit a notional tobacco “end game” target proposed by global health bodies and some
New Scientist
added Mar 15, 2017 14:34
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[Sweden] Swedish Match intends to appeal the decision by the Swedish Patent and Market Court

Today, the Patent and Market Court announced its judgement. The court considers Swedish Match to have acted in breach of the competition legislation when designing and implementing the labelling system and Swedish Match is fined approximately 38 MSEK. T
Swedish Match AB (se)
added Feb 9, 2017 00:56
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[Sweden] Swedes warned snus tobacco raises diabetes risk

A study published in The Journal of Internal Medicine said using snus presents a serious diabetes risk. Researchers found that one or more pots of snus per day increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 70% - the same risk level as smoking a pack
BBC Online
added Feb 7, 2017 17:14
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[Europe] Patterns of Smoking and Snus Use in Sweden: Implications for Public Health [FREE FULL TEXT]

snus has both contributed to decreasing initiation of smoking and, when used subsequent to smoking, appears to facilitate smoking cessation. All these effects suggest that the availability and use of snus has been a major factor behind Sweden’s record-low
MDPI AG (ch)
added Nov 12, 2016 22:41
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[Sweden] Swedish court overturns ban on e-cigarettes

"To be a medical product, it must have the ability prevent or treat a disease and, therefore, provide a beneficial effect on human health," the court's ruling read. The e-cigarettes "do not contain instructions on how they could be used to reduce the con
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 18, 2016 20:02
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[Sweden] What's the secret to living to 100? Avoid cigarettes, stay slim and drink no more than four cups of coffee a day, scientists say

50-year study of 855 Swedish men revealed key traits of centenarians 10 of the men lived to be 100 and none of them smoked and all were slim
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 1, 2015 06:59
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[Denmark, Sweden] Swedish Match says looking at Scandinavian Tobacco Group IPO

said on Monday it was evaluating a potential initial public offering (IPO) of Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) together with shareholder Skandinavisk Holding but that no final decision had been made.
Reuters
added Feb 11, 2015 06:16
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[Europe, Sweden] The campaign against smoking is extended from bars to parks

European governments are extending the ban on smoking to outdoor locations, such as bus stops, playgrounds and public gardens. The campaign began recently in Sweden, where the powerful Agency for Health has advised the government to take steps urgently in
West Journal - Welfare Society Territory (it)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:07
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[New Zealand, Sweden] Cannabis smoking may increase risk of lung cancer

The studies suggest that more than the equivalent of one joint every two days for twenty years may increase the risk of lung cancer. The University of Otago’s Associate Professor Brian Cox, who worked on the international study, says, "Compared to other
HealthCanal.com
added Sep 19, 2014 20:24
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