Articles tagged with Lars Ramström

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WHO tobacco control

WHO tobacco control ‘failing’ European smokers: study

WHO tobacco control ‘failing’ European smokers: study

A new, independent study shows that World Health Organisation (WHO) tobacco control measures are failing European smokers trying to quit. The study also calls for an end to the EU ban on snus, stressing that less harmful nicotine products must be much more...

Opinions
Slash quit smoking snus

Guitar hero Slash: Snus ‘the best discovery in the world’

Guitar hero Slash: Snus ‘the best discovery in the world’

Rock star Slash, lead guitarist of the iconic 90s rock band Guns N’ Roses, has re-affirmed his love for Swedish snus.  “When I first quit smoking, which was in 2009, pretty soon after that I discovered...

Regulations
jo churchill uk snus ban review

UK breaks from ‘flawed’ EU science with vow of evidence-based snus ban review

UK breaks from ‘flawed’ EU science with vow of evidence-based snus ban review

UK health minister Jo Churchill’s promise of an evidence-based snus ban review marks a significant turning point in acknowledging the questionable science behind the impact assessment used by the EU to justify...

Science

EU tobacco mortality: Snus a ‘major factor’ behind Sweden’s low rates

EU tobacco mortality: Snus a ‘major factor’ behind Sweden’s low rates

A new analysis of EU tobacco mortality rates reveals that snus use is a “major factor” in explaining why men in Sweden have a significantly lower chance of dying from tobacco-related illnesses compared to men ...

Opinions

Harm reduction in focus at Global Forum on Nicotine 2018

Harm reduction in focus at Global Forum on Nicotine 2018

The Global Forum on Nicotine (GFN) is an annual conference that brings together researchers, manufacturers, and users of nicotine, a wide spectrum of participants rarely found in other similar conferences.  ...

Science

12 studies: The public health benefits of Swedish snus

12 studies: The public health benefits of Swedish snus

What does the science say about the public health benefits of Swedish snus? Snusforumet has put together a handy list of 12 studies demonstrating the harm reduction effects of snus. Most people agree that S...