Articles tagged with Harm reduction

Health
Sudhanshu Patwardhan

Nicotine misconceptions: Sudhanshu Patwardhan on causes, consequences, and potential cures

Nicotine misconceptions: Sudhanshu Patwardhan on causes, consequences, and potential cures

Snusforumet catches up with Dr. Sudhanshu Patwardhan to learn more about the harm reduction expert’s recent paper on nicotine pouches and why nicotine misconceptions are so widespread. Patwardhan – also known as Dr. Sud – is a British-Indian medical doctor...

Science
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Nicotine illiteracy threatens pouches’ harm reduction potential: report

Nicotine illiteracy threatens pouches’ harm reduction potential: report

Nicotine pouches have the potential to be a “credible, viable, and safer” alternative to deadly cigarettes, but nicotine illiteracy and a lack of research need to be addressed for the category to reach its ful...

Health

Harm reduction key to solving Asia tobacco crisis: report

Harm reduction key to solving Asia tobacco crisis: report

Wider adoption of harm reduction strategies could help solve the Asia tobacco crisis, bringing important public health gains to a region with 60 percent of the world’s smokers and 4 million smoking related dea...

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. ...

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...

Science

‘No connection’ between how much one snuses and increased mortality

‘No connection’ between how much one snuses and increased mortality

A new study from Umeå University and the Karolinska Institutet has identified an increased risk of mortality among users of Swedish snus compared to non-tobacco users, but the supposed link may instead be rela...

Health

Snus and harm reduction: why smoking is down more in Norway than Australia

Snus and harm reduction: why smoking is down more in Norway than Australia

Norway and Australia boast some of the world’s toughest tobacco regulations. But only one country has succeeded in virtually eliminating smoking among young people. And evidence suggests the availability of sn...

Opinions

Debate: Snus could save the lives of Swedish women

Debate: Snus could save the lives of Swedish women

Sweden’s tobacco policy is failing Swedish women by treating smoking and snus as equally harmful, the Snus Commission has argued in a hard-hitting opinion piece published in the Aftonbladet newspaper. "Snus...

Opinions

New survey charts European nicotine consumption patterns

New survey charts European nicotine consumption patterns

Tobacco harm reduction advocates are conducting an ambitious, pan-European survey in hopes of painting a more accurate picture of European nicotine consumption patterns. Launched in October by the European ...