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[Europe, Sweden] When is an exemption not an exemption? When the EU Commission says so

The health and consumer affairs commissioner, Tonio Borg, recently told the European Parliament that the Swedish exemption as set out in its accession treaty related only to the placing on the market of oral tobacco. ‘It did not in any way provide a dero
Tobacco Reporter
added Apr 3, 2013 09:18

Sweden eyes smoking ban in parks and cars

Sweden's current ban on smoking in public places could be extended to parks, beaches, as well as people's own cars, according to a proposal under consideration by the Swedish National Institute for Public Health
The Local Europe (se)
added Mar 30, 2013 15:41

[Kenya, Sweden] Gigwise New Swedish star talks tennis, cigarettes and recording duets with his girlfriend

Magnusson recently travelled to Africa in search of a new direction and stumbled across his new guise whilst smoking the 'second best cigarettes in Kenya'. The Swedish singer tells Gigwise of his hopes for Sportsman and why he felt it was time to go solo
Gigwise (uk)
added Mar 25, 2013 16:54

[Sweden] Annual General Meeting of Swedish Match AB (publ)

The shareholders of Swedish Match AB (STO:SWMA) are hereby notified of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on Thursday, 25 April, 2013 at 16.30 (CET) at Hotel Rival, Mariatorget 3, Stockholm, Sweden.
Business Wire
added Mar 25, 2013 09:30

[Europe, Sweden] EU anti-fraud office accused of cover-up in Dalli affair

BRUSSELS - The EU anti-fraud office, Olaf, has been accused of telling a key witness in the "Dalligate" affair to lie and of illegally listening in on people's phones. The allegations came out in a hearing by the European Parliament's budgetary control c
added Mar 22, 2013 15:51

[New Zealand] 'Total smoking ban in Sweden by 2025'

Sweden should follow New Zealand's example and phase out smoking completely by 2025, representatives from several lung cancer groups in Sweden have argued.
The Local Europe (se)
added Mar 17, 2013 14:42

[Sweden] Smoking cessation paper pulled for "almost word-for-word" similarity to authors' previous work

The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine has retracted a 2008 article on smoking cessation by a group from Sweden which they had published not many months before in a different journal. The retracted paper was titled "Quitting smoking is percei
Retraction Watch (Adam Marcus blog)
added Mar 10, 2013 11:42

[Sweden] Swede hiding in Thailand withheld millions in tobacco taxes

A 66-year-old businessman from Helsingborg, in the south of Sweden has been charged for serious tax evasion. ... For a few months in late 2009 and early 2010, the man’s company imported and sold 45 million cigarettes without declaring it with the Swedis
Sveriges Radio (se)
added Feb 18, 2013 06:20

[Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden] Local Nordic tobacco interests collaborated with multinational companies to maintain a united front and undermine tobacco control policies -- Hiilamo and Glantz 22 (2): 154

Local tobacco companies worked with multinational companies to undermine tobacco control in distant and small Nordic markets because of concern that pioneering policies initiated in Nordic countries would spread to bigger market areas. Claims by the local
Tobacco Control
added Feb 16, 2013 13:07

[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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