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[Sweden] UPDATE 1-Swedish Match sees 2018 growth for Scandinavian snus market, Q4​ profit beats expectations

Reuters
added Feb 15, 2018 01:59
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[Sweden] Armed robbers escape with contents of Swedish tobacco truck

A truck carrying a number of tobacco products was robbed at gunpoint in southern Stockholm. The truck was near the Globen arena in the capital when a man jumped inside and threatened the driver with what appeared to be a firearm, forcing him to drive to
The Local Europe (se)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:08
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[Europe, Sweden] Snus is now more popular than smoking in Norway

The preference for snus in Norway is certain to revive debate over the health effects...Though its sale is illegal across the EU, it is manufactured and used in Sweden, which has an exemption, and Norway, which is not an EU member. According to Norway's
The Local (no)
added Jan 18, 2018 17:56
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[Sweden] The association between tobacco smoking and surgical intervention for lumbar spinal stenosis: cohort study of 331,941 workers

Tobacco smoking is associated with an increased incidence of surgically treated LSS. The effect seems to be dose related, whereby heavy smokers have a higher risk than moderate or former smokers.
Spine Journal
added Jan 9, 2018 12:59
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[Sweden] Smokers are nearly 50% more likely to need spinal surgery to relieve excruciating BACK PAIN

Researchers focused on a common cause of lower back pain known as lumbar spinal stenosis, which occurs when the spinal canal narrows, putting pressure on the spinal cord and nerves. The condition often develops as people age, but nicotine's constrictio
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 9, 2018 12:54
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[Sweden] Smokers more likely to need spinal surgery

Smoking increases the risk of lower back pain that needs to be fixed by spinal surgery, a Swedish study suggests. Researchers focused on a common cause of lower back pain known as lumbar spinal stenosis, which occurs when the spinal canal narrows, puttin
Reuters
added Jan 10, 2018 23:44
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[Sweden] Swedish Match snuffs out ad for trademark infringement and violation of marketing act

The court found that Fiedler & Lundgren had identical versions of Swedish Match’s MUSTANG and SWEDISH MATCH trademarks in the ad. Further, the ad referred to the same goods – namely, snuff.
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:13
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[Sweden] Smoking reduces increase in life expectancy for less educated women

"Deaths from smoking in Sweden has decreased among men and increased among women, particularly those with compulsory schooling. One possible explanation as to why men are less harmed by tobacco is snus. Snus isn't as dangerous as smoking, and it's much mo
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 12, 2017 17:08
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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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[Sweden] UPDATE 1-Swedish Match Q3 profit beats expectations helped by snus price hike

reported on Friday a higher-than-expected third-quarter profit as higher prices in Sweden on its wet snuff Snus compensated for a slower growth in cigar volume in the United States. * EBIT from product areas, which excludes one-offs and share of profit i
Reuters
added Oct 31, 2017 02:05
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