Articles tagged with Sweden

Harm Reduction
Sweden tax cut shifting Nordic harm reduction strategy

Swedish Government Moves to Slash Snus Taxes by 20%

Swedish Government Moves to Slash Snus Taxes by 20%

The Swedish government has put forward a legislative proposal to the Law Council, suggesting a reduction in snus taxes and an increase in taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products. These proposals were announced in the 2024 budget proposition.Currently, ...

Harm Reduction

‘How Sweden Quit Smoking’ Premieres in Stockholm 

‘How Sweden Quit Smoking’ Premieres in Stockholm 

At the Stockholm premiere of 'How Sweden Quit Smoking', We Are Innovation showcased Sweden's journey to being smoke-free. CEO Federico Fernandez emphasized innovative solutions like snus, while panelists discu...

Nordics

Snusforumet’s most-read articles of 2023 

Snusforumet’s most-read articles of 2023 

Curious about which snus stories everybody was reading last year? We've put together a list of the five most popular articles from 2023. These are the stories that got everyone talking and kept our team bu...

Opinions

“EU snus policy favors politics over science”

“EU snus policy favors politics over science”

Harm Reduction Heroes: Snusforum caught up with Bengt Wiberg, a leading voice in the harm reduction debate. Through his 'EU for snus' initiative, he is challenging the EU's 'unscientific' snus policy and wants...

History

Snus Gender Norms in the 1800s

Snus Gender Norms in the 1800s

Learn about the gender norms of 19th-century Sweden and their impact on the use of moist, oral snus, as contrasted with powdered, nasal snuff, in this second installment of our snus culture series.In part one ...

History

Snus Culture History: Royal Courts to Working Hands

Snus Culture History: Royal Courts to Working Hands

What is the history of snus culture? Snusforum spoke to Johanna Tengblad, Snus and Match Museum's coordinator, in Stockholm, to understand how it went from a royal luxury to an everyday staple for Sweden's wor...

Internationellt

Patrik Strömer Discusses COP10 and Global Tobacco Policy

Patrik Strömer Discusses COP10 and Global Tobacco Policy

Global Tobacco Policy takes center stage this November at COP10 in Panama, where 180 countries will meet behind closed doors. Patrik Strömer, leader of the Swedish Snus Manufacturers' Association, asks: is the...

Harm Reduction
Sweden tax cut shifting Nordic harm reduction strategy

Nordic Harm Reduction Shifts: Sweden’s Snus Tax Cut

Nordic Harm Reduction Shifts: Sweden’s Snus Tax Cut

Nordic harm reduction takes a new turn with as Sweden decides to cut taxes on its favored snus, a smokeless tobacco, and raising them on cigarettes. Is this a new regional trend to reduce tobacco harm? Swed...

Regulations
Finland Sweden Sverige

Sweden vs. Finland: Snus, tobacco control, and public health

Sweden vs. Finland: Snus, tobacco control, and public health

Finland consistently outranks Sweden when it comes to tobacco control. But does Finland’s higher ranking translate into public health gains? Snusforumet takes a closer look. Sweden and Finland share a long ...