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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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New report on snus as a quit smoking aid

New report on snus as a quit smoking aid

More and more people are interested in how Swedish snus can be used as an aid to quit smoking. The latest report on the subject, from Tove Sohlberg and Peter Wennberg, two researchers at Stockholm Universit...

Health

Swedes switch to snus from cigarettes for health reasons

Swedes switch to snus from cigarettes for health reasons

A new survey from Demoskop shows that eight out of ten Swedes who quit smoking and switch to snus from cigarettes did so because snus is less harmful.  The survey was administered during 2019 to Swedes over...

Opinions

Snus in 2019: the year in review

Snus in 2019: the year in review

Patrik Strömer,  Secretary General of the Association of Swedish Snus Manufacturers, reflects on this year's biggest events surrounding snus in 2019, while also finding time to ponder what he wants from F...

Opinions

‘Renewal of EU tobacco policy needed after FDA decision’

‘Renewal of EU tobacco policy needed after FDA decision’

The Europan Union should learn from the United States and adapt EU tobacco policy to reflect the real health risks of various tobacco products sold, argues EU parliamentarian Jörgen Warborn (M) in Sweden’s Aft...

Regulations

US FDA confirms snus is less dangerous than cigarettes

US FDA confirms snus is less dangerous than cigarettes

Snus from Swedish Match will be the first tobacco product ever to be designated as "less risky" in the US following a historic decision by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). “We see it as a scientif...

Science

New US study confirms that smokers have faulty perception of snus

New US study confirms that smokers have faulty perception of snus

A new study from Rutgers University has revealed that a large proportion of smokers in the United States mistakenly believe that snus is as harmful to their health as carcinogenic cigarettes. “It’s a seriou...

Health

Swedish snus gains ground in the US

Swedish snus gains ground in the US

Swedish Match has received the go-ahead from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to sell eight types of snus in the country.  The approval for the new products comes at the same time as the snus manuf...