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UK tobacco legislation khan review

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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dutch flavour ban

Dutch flavour ban fears: Copy Sweden’s harm reduction model instead

Dutch flavour ban fears: Copy Sweden’s harm reduction model instead

A proposed Dutch flavour ban has tobacco harm reduction advocates scrambling, prompting questions as to why the Netherlands doesn’t instead follow Sweden’s example when it comes to regulating nicotine products...

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Sweden rejects controversial e-cigarette flavour ban

Sweden rejects controversial e-cigarette flavour ban

UPDATE: The Swedish parliament has rejected the government’s proposed e-cigarette flavour ban, in line with a report put forward by a parliamentary committee recommending tighter regulations on new nicotine pr...

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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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Ayesha Verrall Smokefree 2025 Action Plan New Zealand

New Zealand Smokefree 2025 Action Plan ‘shouldn’t overshadow’ harm reduction progress

New Zealand Smokefree 2025 Action Plan ‘shouldn’t overshadow’ harm reduction progress

New Zealand’s Smokefree 2025 Action Plan, which will outlaw smoking for the next generation, has angered many tobacco harm reduction advocates. But Patrik Strömer of the Association of Swedish Snus Manufacture...

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Flavour ban ‘uncertainty’ clouds BECA tobacco harm reduction win

Flavour ban ‘uncertainty’ clouds BECA tobacco harm reduction win

A special committee of MEPs has adopted language acknowledging tobacco harm reduction as part of a sweeping set of recommendations to guide the EU’s fight against cancer. But concerns about a widened flavour b...

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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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tobacco control ken warner

Tobacco control experts lament ‘unbalanced’ debate on harm reduction

Tobacco control experts lament ‘unbalanced’ debate on harm reduction

Kenneth E. Warner is among a group of prominent tobacco control experts who warn that focusing too much on nicotine’s potential risks for youth has resulted in an “unbalanced” debate that overlooks the potent...

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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...