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Fresh report slams Khan review, renews calls for UK to legalise snus

Fresh report slams Khan review, renews calls for UK to legalise snus

Increased accessibility to low-risk alternatives like snus and nicotine pouches, rather than prohibition advocated by the Khan review, are key to getting UK smokers to kick the habit, according to a fresh report that goes on to call UK harm reduction messagin...

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UK tobacco legislation khan review

‘A sad day for UK smokers’: snus ignored in tobacco legislation review

‘A sad day for UK smokers’: snus ignored in tobacco legislation review

The UK government’s recent post-implementation review of tobacco legislation lacks any mention of snus, delivering a blow to hopes the smokeless tobacco product could help Britain reach its ambitious smoke-fre...

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BBC highlights snus’s potential to help cut UK smoking rates

BBC highlights snus’s potential to help cut UK smoking rates

Swedish snus played a starring role in a recent BBC news segment exploring the smokeless tobacco product’s potential to help cut UK smoking rates. The segment also features Professor David Nutt, an expert i...

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Snusforumets mest lästa artiklar

Snusforumet’s most-read articles of 2021

Snusforumet’s most-read articles of 2021

Which stories were the most popular with Snusforumet readers during the last year? We've compiled a list of Snusforumet's most-read articles to make it easier for readers to find, read, and share the "greatest...

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EU cancer plan Sara Skyttedal om EU:s plan mot cancer. EU's beating cancer plan.

‘Impossible to ignore snus’ in EU’s beating cancer plan: Swedish MEP

‘Impossible to ignore snus’ in EU’s beating cancer plan: Swedish MEP

Swedish MEP Sara Skyttedal remains critical of the European Commission's continued unwillingness to recognise the potential for snus and other harm reduction alternatives for reducing tobacco-related mortality...

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UK WHO FCTC COP9

FCTC COP9: All eyes on UK as pressure mounts over WHO harm reduction stance

FCTC COP9: All eyes on UK as pressure mounts over WHO harm reduction stance

Amid a growing chorus calling for the WHO to drop its opposition to tobacco harm reduction, many are pinning their hopes on a post-Brexit UK to challenge the status quo at the upcoming FCTC COP9 meetings. F...

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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...

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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. ...

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Nicotine alternatives ‘crucial’ to UK quit smoking efforts: report

Nicotine alternatives ‘crucial’ to UK quit smoking efforts: report

A new report from Public Health England (PHE) had found that nicotine alternatives such as e-cigarettes and snus can play a “crucial” role in reducing the health burden caused by cigarette smoking. The repo...