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[Europe, Sweden, UK] EDITORIAL: Two steps forward, one step back ($$)

Smokers and e-cigarette users can expect to get up to 20mg of nicotine per day and, at that dose, nicotine appears to have minimal effects on physical health for the large majority of people. Millions of people in Sweden use a form of tobacco called snu
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 28, 2013 17:28
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[Europe, Sweden] ROSS: The EU's New Tobacco Directive: Protecting Cigarette Markets, Killing Smokers

the net effect will be, paradoxically but inevitably, damaging to Europeans’ health. The Directive proposes to continue (indeed strengthen) the prior ban on Swedish smokeless tobacco, known as snus. Worse, restrictions and regulations dealing with the rel
Forbes
added Jan 10, 2013 10:22
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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

This survey confirms and extends previous reports in showing that, 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
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Dec 5, 2012 06:02
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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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[Sweden] I wanna be in your gang: 'Uncool' teenagers take up smoking to fit in with their peers

The lower a person's street cred is at school the liklier they are to become a regular or heavy smoker later on Unpopular teenagers may come to believe in their low status that could influence unhealthy life choices, say experts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 21, 2012 16:03
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[Sweden] Adolescents with low status among peers are more likely to become adult smokers

A new study from Sweden reveals that having low peer status in adolescence is a strong risk factor for regular and heavy smoking in adulthood. Researchers from Stockholm University in Sweden used a large database that followed the lives of more than 15,0
EurekAlert
added Nov 20, 2012 21:40
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[Sweden, USA] Can't Pin Kid's Substance Abuse on Mom's Smoking

* This study found that at the population level, maternal smoking predicted substance use/problems in offspring, but when mothers changed their smoking habits during different pregnancies, there was no change in their children's risk. * The study sugges
MedPage Today
added Nov 6, 2012 09:28
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KLANG: My complacent country: why Sweden has long way to go on tobacco reform

The Conversation (au)
added Nov 4, 2012 13:53
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[Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden] Nordic Countries Aim to Ban Smoking

The Welfare Committee of the Nordic Council, chaired by Icelandic MP Siv Friðleifsdóttir, announced in Helsinki yesterday that they want the Nordic countries to be smoke free by 2040. The committee will also work towards a 10 percent reduction in alcohol
Iceland Review (is)
added Nov 2, 2012 13:46
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