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Lars-Erik Rutqvist Lars Rutqvist snus cancer

Lars Rutqvist: the oncologist who wants smokers to switch to Swedish snus

Lars Rutqvist: the oncologist who wants smokers to switch to Swedish snus

In the 1980s, it was controversial to claim that snus is less harmful than smoking cigarettes, especially if you were an oncologist. But Lars Rutqvist simply wanted to let the research speak for itself. And it has. In this instalment of Snusforumet's Harm Red...

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Czech EU presidency Petr Fiala

Czech EU presidency puts focus on tobacco harm reduction

Czech EU presidency puts focus on tobacco harm reduction

The six-month Czech EU presidency, which kicks off in July 2022, is set to create a forceful proponent of tobacco harm reduction within the EU as the bloc forges ahead with efforts to draw up new tobacco regul...

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eu call for evidence EU tobacco law

EU opens ‘call for evidence’ on nicotine pouches

EU opens ‘call for evidence’ on nicotine pouches

Nicotine consumers and tobacco harm reduction advocates can now have a direct impact on EU rules governing nicotine pouches and other tobacco products.  But they need to act by June 17th. “This is a...

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Swedish MEP: DG SANTE must clarify ‘fabricated’ nicotine pouch ban data

Swedish MEP: DG SANTE must clarify ‘fabricated’ nicotine pouch ban data

Swedish MEP Sara Skyttedal sees as “very serious” the possibility that DG SANTE “fabricated data” about member states' views on a possible nicotine pouch ban.  “It is difficult to free oneself from the susp...

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EU cancer plan Sara Skyttedal om EU:s plan mot cancer. EU's beating cancer plan.

EU cancer plan passage ‘important step’ for tobacco harm reduction: Swedish MEP

EU cancer plan passage ‘important step’ for tobacco harm reduction: Swedish MEP

The European Parliament has adopted a “historic” EU cancer plan to guide the region's fight against cancer. Swedish MEP Sara Skyttedal called the vote an “important step” in acknowledging tobacco harm reductio...

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Snusforumet’s most-read articles of 2021

Snusforumet’s most-read articles of 2021

Which stories were the most popular with Snusforumet readers during the last year? We've compiled a list of Snusforumet's most-read articles to make it easier for readers to find, read, and share the "greatest...

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Flavour ban ‘uncertainty’ clouds BECA tobacco harm reduction win

Flavour ban ‘uncertainty’ clouds BECA tobacco harm reduction win

A special committee of MEPs has adopted language acknowledging tobacco harm reduction as part of a sweeping set of recommendations to guide the EU’s fight against cancer. But concerns about a widened flavour b...

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BECA Special Committee BECA report Beating Cancer Plan Bartosz Arłukowicz

Will the EU’s final BECA report include harm reduction?

Will the EU’s final BECA report include harm reduction?

As bureaucrats in Brussels wade through more than 1,500 suggested changes to the EU’s proposed plan for fighting against cancer, it remains unclear whether the European Parliament’s BECA report will incorporat...

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EU cancer plan Sara Skyttedal om EU:s plan mot cancer. EU's beating cancer plan.

‘Impossible to ignore snus’ in EU’s beating cancer plan: Swedish MEP

‘Impossible to ignore snus’ in EU’s beating cancer plan: Swedish MEP

Swedish MEP Sara Skyttedal remains critical of the European Commission's continued unwillingness to recognise the potential for snus and other harm reduction alternatives for reducing tobacco-related mortality...