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[Europe] Illegal snus operations a growing problem in Sweden

Sweden’s status as the only country in the EU where snus is legal has created a growing underground manufacturing operation, broadcaster SVT reported on Saturday. More popular than cigarettes in Sweden, snus is a moist tobacco product either bought loose
The Local Europe (se)
added Oct 10, 2018 15:19
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[Europe, UK] SNOWDON: These products are safer than cigarettes – why don’t the regulators want to know?

And so we have two products which are manifestly less harmful than cigarettes, both of which have a track record of getting people to stop smoking. One is illegal in the EU. The other is illegal in the USA. Neither of them can be labelled as less harmful
The Spectator (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 16:33
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FDA opens door to reduced risk claim for Swedish Match snus tobacco

The agency said the company could not remove a warning that the products may cause gum disease and tooth loss. But it deferred a decision on whether to allow the company to claim the products cause less harm than cigarettes. It also deferred a decision
Reuters
added Dec 14, 2016 20:51
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[Europe] Links of ex-commissioner Dalli to Philip Morris exposed

new information, revealed by investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in her blog “Running Commentary”, shows that Dalli was also in touch, through an intermediary, with the US tobacco giant Philip Morris. Daphne Caruana Galizia is known as “Malta
EurActiv
added Jun 13, 2016 13:53
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[South America/Caribbean, USA] Tobacco, rum and other interests lobby on Cuba as restrictions ease

Swedish Match told OpenSecrets Blog in an email that the company is not looking for an export license to Cuba. Still, in 2015, the company lobbied on four different bills that sought to end the trade embargo with Cuba. None of those measures made it out o
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 9, 2016 19:44
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FDA approves snus innovations through new pathway

industry analysts were mixed Wednesday on whether the FDA’s approval of eight General snus styles is a signal that more approvals are forthcoming, or an example of how daunting the regulatory process remains for other applicants.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 12, 2015 12:45
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[USA] The Impact of Health Warning Labels for Swedish Snus Advertisements on Young Adults’ Snus Perceptions and Behavioral Intentions

Warnings conveying the potential-reduced harms of Swedish snus compared with cigarettes generate perceptions that snus is less harmful than cigarettes and produce fewer thoughts about not using snus among nonsmokers.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 11, 2015 10:45
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Meet the cancer doctor who wants the FDA to soften tobacco warnings

Lars-Erik Rutqvist, right, is an oncologist and an executive at Swedish Match, a company that is asking the FDA to change the dire health warnings printed on its brand of smokeless tobacco called snus. Rutqvist and another Swedish Match executive, Gary M
Washington Post
added Apr 9, 2015 16:18
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[Europe, Malta, USA] After ‘Dalligate’, snus manufacturer sets sights on US market

The Swedish company has filed an application with the US Food and Drug Administration to approve snus – the same tobacco product at the heart of the Dalli allegations – as a “modified risk” product, with fewer health risks than cigarettes.
Malta Independent (mt)
added Jun 26, 2014 21:24
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[Europe, Malta] Kessler to testify in Zammit case, also summoned for privileges hearing

Zammit is accused of trading in influence for allegedly demanding a €60 million bribe from Swedish tobacco firm Swedish Match and the European smokeless tobacco lobby. The initial investigation into allegations that he was securing a reversal of a trade
Malta Today (mt)
added Feb 27, 2014 11:55
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