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[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
EUobserver.com
added Mar 22, 2013 15:51
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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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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