Regulations
David Jones legalise snus

UK should legalise snus ‘now’: MP

UK should legalise snus ‘now’: MP

Citing the impact of snus on helping reduce smoking levels in Sweden, Conservative Party MP David Jones has called for the UK to “legalise it now” as part of an expected overhaul of UK tobacco legislation. Jones, a Tory MP, is the latest politician to join...

Opinions
Patrik Strömer Snusforumet

Welcome to Snusforumet!

Welcome to Snusforumet!

We are pleased to launch this international version of Snusforumet, which has been published in Swedish since 2014. So what is snus and why does it deserve a site dedicated to publishing news and informatio...

Quiz

April 2021 Snus Quiz: Test your knowledge

April 2021 Snus Quiz: Test your knowledge

Welcome to the April 2021 Snus Quiz! How much do you know about snus and the latest snus news? Take Snusforumet's simple quiz below and see if you're staying up to speed with what's been published on Snusfo...

Health
Clive Bates

Beating cancer: Clive Bates on what the EU got wrong about tobacco

Beating cancer: Clive Bates on what the EU got wrong about tobacco

The European Commission recently released it’s much anticipated plan for beating cancer. While the goals are admirable, the EU Beating Cancer plan is plagued by a “fundamental error” when it comes to tobacco a...

Health
© European Union 2020

MEPs largely clueless about nicotine: survey

MEPs largely clueless about nicotine: survey

A recent survey of members of the European Parliament reveals at least a third of MEPs have no knowledge of new nicotine products. And up to one in five believe that some new nicotine products are as risky as ...

Health

Snus Commission slams EU’s Beating Cancer Plan

Snus Commission slams EU’s Beating Cancer Plan

EU policymakers are guilty of spreading “fake news” about the true causes of cancer in their recently released Beating Cancer Plan, a Swedish group has claimed. In a sharply worded letter to the European Co...

Regulations

Nicotine alternatives ‘crucial’ to UK quit smoking efforts: report

Nicotine alternatives ‘crucial’ to UK quit smoking efforts: report

A new report from Public Health England (PHE) had found that nicotine alternatives such as e-cigarettes and snus can play a “crucial” role in reducing the health burden caused by cigarette smoking. The repo...

Opinions
Patrik Strömer

‘Blatant moralism’ behind campaign against tobacco-free nicotine products

‘Blatant moralism’ behind campaign against tobacco-free nicotine products

As Sweden waits for a decision on how to regulate of tobacco-free nicotine products, Helen Stjerna, Secretary General of A Non Smoking Generation, has criticised the category in a debate article. Patrik Ströme...

Opinions
Margaritis Schinas

‘EU cancer plan should take inspiration from Sweden’

‘EU cancer plan should take inspiration from Sweden’

The new EU cancer plan still equates cigarettes with snus and other smokeless tobacco products -- despite scientific evidence to the contrary --  meaning its €4bn budget risks being misspent, snus manufac...