Articles tagged with Snus Commission

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‘Snus has Sweden on track to be world’s first smoke-free country’

‘Snus has Sweden on track to be world’s first smoke-free country’

Only five percent of the Swedish population smokes, meaning the country may soon lay claim to being the world's first smoke-free country, argues Sweden’s Snus Commission. "The reason is snus," the group writes in a new debate article published in Swedish b...

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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

Snus Commission slams EU’s Beating Cancer Plan

Snus Commission slams EU’s Beating Cancer Plan

EU policymakers are guilty of spreading “fake news” about the true causes of cancer in their recently released Beating Cancer Plan, a Swedish group has claimed. In a sharply worded letter to the European Co...

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

Sweden’s inaction on snus in Brussels ‘unethical’

Sweden’s inaction on snus in Brussels ‘unethical’

The independent Snus Commission has taken the Swedish government to task for its inaction on snus in Brussels and failure to inform the EU about the public health benefits of snus.  A more proactive approac...

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.  ...

Opinions

The unsustainable EU snus ban

The unsustainable EU snus ban

Patrik Strömer, Secretary General of the Association of Swedish Snus Manufacturers, reflects on the unsustainable EU snus ban following a recent announcement by the European Court of Justice. Henrik Saugman...

Regulations

Measuring the outcome of five years of plain tobacco packaging in Australia

Measuring the outcome of five years of plain tobacco packaging in Australia

Australia has the world's highest tax on tobacco and the world’s strictest regulation of tobacco products, but more people smoke today than in 2013, while the black market has captured 20 percent of sales. ...

Health

Sweden’s Snus Commission: snus best way to quit smoking

Sweden’s Snus Commission: snus best way to quit smoking

A new report from Sweden's Snus Commission argues that those who give up smoking with the use of snus have the best chance of long-term success. No other alternative product is more effective than snus for...