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Finnish Medical Association seeks total ban on snus tobacco

A health ministry working group has proposed that the daily import limit of snus be lowered from one kilo to 100 grams. The Finnish Medical Association (FMA) says the import of snus, an ... read more

Swedish Match AB - A Smokeless Alternative

The arbitrary nature of Article 17, government support, and increasing scientific data in favour of the snus may result in an eventual lifting of the ban ... other tobacco products as a percent of ... read more

Campus commercialization: Thirsty for the next Gatorade

Arthur Schafer, a biomedical ethicist and director of the Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics at the University of Manitoba, has called for a ban on universities accepting ... According to the ... read more

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Dual use of cigarettes and Swedish snuff (snus) among young adults in Northern Finland

Background: The sale of smokeless tobacco has been totally banned in Finland since the country joined the European Union in 1995. Adolescents have continued to use smokeless tobacco even after the ... read more


FDA panel wary of dropping warnings from tobacco pouch

The company is seeking Food and ... that Swedish uptake of snus has helped reduce diseases linked to cigarettes there. But panelists pointed to key differences between the U.S. and Sweden, including ... read more

Market growing for smokeless tobacco

"I use it all the time — movies, planes," said the Chicagoan, who adds that he likes the fact he can remove the packet, called snus ... tobacco products are less harmful than cigarettes, in large part ... read more

Consumers importing more snus than cigarettes, survey says

Passenger imports of snus, an orally ingested tobacco product, increased by 23 percent ... year that the limit should be lowered to 100 grams, while the Finnish Medical Association wants to ban the ... read more

MEPs condemn Thai ‘harassment’ of EU rights activist

Andy Hall is now facing up to seven years in jail on ‘defamation’ charges after helping research working conditions in the country’s pineapple sector for a Finnish NGO ... Separately, the EU is ... read more

Insight: PolitiFact California / The Cases For And Against Measure U / On Your Feet! Comes To Sacramento

Chris Nichols and Sami Soto will analyze claims being made in California’s 10th District, which pits incumbent Republican Jeff Denham against Democratic candidate Josh Harder. Sacramento's Measure U ... read more

Sports activity and the use of cigarettes and snus among young males in Finland in 1999-2010

At the first stage, age-adjusted logistic regression models were conducted for each tobacco variable (snus use, smoking, and dual use) and all independent variables. In all cases, non-use was a ... read more

POV: New FDA Regulations on Vaping Products a Failure

If a company wanted to change to a new type of battery in a rechargeable model it produces so the risk of battery explosions is reduced, this will not be allowed because it would represent the ... read more

Smoking and Snus Use Onset: Exploring the Influence of Snus Debut Age on the Risk for Smoking Uptake With Cross-Sectional Survey Data

... about the transitions between snus and other tobacco products, particularly for younger users. A major concern involves the association between snus initiation and future smoking uptake. A total ... read more



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