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[Europe, Poland, Sweden] Smokeless tobacco is 95 percent safer than smoking: Study

presented by Peter Lee, epidemiologist. Snus researcher Lars Ramstrom in Sweden showed that...many premature deaths could be avoided among men every year. ...presented at the 2017 Global Forum on Nicotine in Poland.
ANI (in)
added Jun 19, 2017 14:34
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[Estonia, Sweden] On the hunt for contraband cigarettes

the Tax and Customs Board (MTA) has managed to reduce the market share of contraband cigarettes by half...The following is an account of one of their most successful operations—involving a contraband cigarette factory in Tartu County.
Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Jun 16, 2017 14:20
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[Sweden] An investigation on the use of snus and its association with respiratory and sleep-related symptoms: a cross-sectional population study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion Snus use was associated with a higher prevalence of asthma, respiratory symptoms and snoring. Healthcare professionals should be aware of these possible adverse effects of snus use.
BMJ Open (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 16:25
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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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[Sweden] Treatment with bupropion and varenicline for smoking cessation and the risk of acute cardiovascular events and injuries: a Swedish case-crossover study

The available evidence suggests that if prescription guidelines are properly followed regarding potential contraindications both of these medications could be considered relatively safe.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 8, 2017 20:22
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NOCERA: Sweden Figured Out How to Stop People From Smoking

The secret weapon: Snus, tobacco that doesn't kill people.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 8, 2017 20:21
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[Sweden] Use of moist oral snuff (snus) and pancreatic cancer: Pooled analysis of nine prospective observational studies

We used pooled individual data from the Swedish Collaboration on Health Effects of Snus Use to assess the association between Swedish snus use and the risk of pancreatic cancer. A total of 424,152 male participants from nine cohort studies were followed u
International Journal of Cancer
added May 18, 2017 12:44
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[Sweden] Snus Cleared of Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Use of the moist oral snuff product known as snus was not associated with a greater risk for pancreatic cancer in a pooled analysis of nine prospective studies involving more than 400,000 men. The lack of association was seen for all durations and intens
MedPage Today
added May 18, 2017 12:42
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[Sweden] Snus milestone passed

Snus does not lead to an increased risk of pancreatic cancer, according to a study by Sweden’s Karolinska Institute...“This also means that the last remaining alarm on Swedish snus and an association with cancer now can be dismissed. “For those who foll
Tobacco Reporter
added May 13, 2017 01:46
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[Sweden] EDITORIAL: Could a healthy diet attenuate COPD risk in smokers?

The authors reported a significant interaction between smoking and dietary intake of antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables on the risk of COPD, and showed that the beneficial dietary associations were restricted to ex-smokers and current smokers. These r
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Mar 16, 2017 18:44
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