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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 regulations. The Czech Republic took over the Presid...

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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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nicotine pouch ban

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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Docs expose DG SANTE ‘duplicity’ on nicotine pouch regulation

Docs expose DG SANTE ‘duplicity’ on nicotine pouch regulation

Previously unreleased EU documents obtained by Snusforumet reveal the European Commission's DG SANTE exaggerated claims about member states’ desire for EU-wide regulation and calls to ban tobacco-free nicotine...

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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 readership reaches new heights

Snusforumet readership reaches new heights

Snusforumet readership jumped 44 percent during 2021 amid rising interest in tobacco and public health policy both in Sweden and internationally. “It’s extremely gratifying to know that so many people are i...

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Lukas Reimann legalise snus in Switzerland

Meet Lukas Reimann, the MP and ex-smoker who helped legalise snus in Switzerland

Meet Lukas Reimann, the MP and ex-smoker who helped legalise snus in Switzerland

Swiss MP Lukas Reimann explains how a chance encounter with Swedish snus helped him kick a 20-year smoking habit, legalise snus in Switzerland, and become an outspoken ambassador for smokeless nicotine product...

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Snusforumets mest lästa artiklar

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...