Articles tagged with Smoking

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 deaths per year. However, not enough governments ...

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...

Health

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

New report reveals snus use patterns in Sweden

New report reveals snus use patterns in Sweden

A new report on snus use from Sweden's Central Association for Alcohol and Drug Information, CAN, shows that approximately 17 percent of the Swedish population used snus in some form in 2019.  Since 2013 CA...

Opinions

Why you should NOT equate snus with cigarettes: 3 arguments

Why you should NOT equate snus with cigarettes: 3 arguments

Despite the huge differences in health risks between smoking and snus, there are those who still believe that all tobacco use should be treated equally when shaping policy. Below are a few arguments for why it...

Science

Snus and harm reduction: urgent need to better inform the public

Snus and harm reduction: urgent need to better inform the public

If more people in Sweden and elsewhere knew that snus was less harmful than carcinogenic cigarettes, many lives could be saved, a series of new studies from the US about snus and harm reduction have found.   ...

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Coronavirus pandemic helps US see benefits of snus

Coronavirus pandemic helps US see benefits of snus

Can the coronavirus pandemic convince smokers to switch to snus? The question is currently discussion in the United States, the country hardest hit by Covid-19. Researchers and doctors around the world are ...

Health

Swedes name snus as best way to quit smoking

Swedes name snus as best way to quit smoking

Swedes who want to quit smoking succeed most often with snus, according to a new survey from Demoskop. Smoking is one of the most difficult habits to ditch. According to a 2015 study by the American Center ...