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Sweden’s snus EU future still uncertain amid tobacco directive evaluation

The future of Sweden’s snus, a moist oral tobacco product currently banned in the EU, will be decided based on the ongoing evaluation of the tobacco directive, a European Commission spokesperson told Euractiv. Snus has been banned in the EU since 1992 but is still used in Sweden and in non-EU countries, including Switzerland and...

Smoke free Sweden: Why are Swedes stubbing out their cigarettes?

The Scandinavian country is a trailblazer when it comes to quitting smoking, but other forms of tobacco consumption are still popular. Sweden is on course to become one of the world's first "smoke-free" countries, defined as less than 5% of the adult population smoking. It is set to achieve this significant milestone in the coming months...