Points of interest


ITS’ comments to the report SOU 2015:6 on proposals for legislation to implement the EU Directive on Tobacco Products.


Mortality attributable to tobacco among men in Sweden and other European countries: an analysis of data in a WHO report.


Death by regulation: the EU ban on low-risk oral tobacco

Clive Bates makes strong arguments for lifting the EU-ban on smokeless tobacco.

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Swedish tobacco experts in double seats

Doctors help to lobby against snus – and for Pfizer’s drugs

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Cut out the smoke, reduce the risks


Oral presentations at conferences

The Swedish experience the role of snus in the decrease of smoking

Oral presentation by Lars Ramström at a Round table meeting, the embassy of Sweden, Moscow, Russia, 2011-12-08

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Experiences of the Swedish MRTP  ─  Snus

Oral presentation by Lars Ramström at the Scientific Evaluation of Modified Risk Tobacco Product Applications: A Public Workshop, FDA Conference Center, Silver Spring, USA,  August 25-26 2011

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The Role of Harm Reduction in Tobacco control – An Update of Pros and Cons

Oral presentation by Lars Ramström at the 53rd International ICAA Conference on dependencies Cancún, Mexico, 3 – 6 November 2010

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Characteristics of new tobacco products emerging on the tobacco market: implications for tobacco control policies

Oral presentation by Lars Ramström at the Annual 8th Conference of ISPTID, Boston, USA, 29 Septemner to 1 October 2010

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The rationale for establishing low-toxicity smokeless nicotine product policies: Why are the pros stronger than the cons?

Oral presentation by Lars Ramström at Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF) Turin, Italy July 2-7 2010

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Current challenges in tobacco prevention – do new products pose threats or opportunities?

Oral presentation by Lars Ramström at the 52nd International ICAA Conference on dependencies Estoril, Portugal, 11 to 16 October 2009

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Social norms regarding smoking

Oral presentation by Lars Ramström at the 51st International ICAA Conference on Dependencies Limassol, Cyprus,  2 to 6 November 2008

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The role of harm reduction in tobacco control

Oral presentation by Lars Ramström at EMASH Portugal Seminar, Coimbra, 23-24 October, 2008

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Policies for helping smokers who cannot quit: a prerequisite for maximum prevention of tobacco induced diseases

Oral presentation by Lars Ramström at the 7th Annual Conference of ISPTID, Kyoto, Japan, 26-28 September, 2008

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Comparison Between Different Pathways of Tobacco Use in Sweden – Implications for the Prevention of Tobacco Induced Diseases

Oral presentation by Lars Ramström at the 6th Annual Conference of ISPTID, Little Rock, Arkansas, 2-4 November, 2007

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Cutting tobacco’s death toll − an overview of different options

Oral presentation by Lars Ramström at the 5th Annual Conference of ISPTID, Hong Kong, 24th – 26th November 2006

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Changes in Patterns of Substance Use ─ Tobacco

Oral presentation by Lars Ramström at the 49th International ICAA Conference on Dependencies Edinburgh (Scotland, UK) Sept 2006

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Is Snus a Model for Harm Reduction: The Scientific Evidence from Sweden

Oral presentation by Lars Ramström at the 13th World Conference on Tobacco OR Health Washington, DC, USA, July 12-15, 2006

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Meaningful public education by labelling on tobacco packages: Some elements of the scientific background

Oral presentation by Lars Ramström at the National Conference on Tobacco or Health Ottawa, Canada, June 19 – 22, 2005

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Epidemiology of tobacco use in Sweden, the country with Europe’s lowest level of tobacco-related disease

Oral presentation by Lars Ramström at the the 47th International ICAA Conference on Dependencies, Venice, Italy November, 2004

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Regulation of tobacco ingredients for largest possible reduction of health risks

Oral presentation by Lars Ramström at the 47th International ICAA Conference on Dependencies, Venice, Italy November, 2004

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Who tries how? Quit attempts among Swedish smokers

Oral presentation by Lars Ramström at the 6th Annual Conference of the SRNT Europe Tübingen, Germany, October 6 – 9, 2004

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Regulation of tobacco ingredients for largest possible reduction of health risks

Oral presentation by Lars Ramström at Workshop on tobacco ingredients, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands, 30 and 31 October 2003

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Snus as a Substitution for Smoking: The Swedish Experience

Oral presentation by Lars Ramström at the 3rd International Conference on Smokeless Tobacco, Stockholm, September 22 – 25, 2002.

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Public Health Effects of Tobacco Dependence

Oral presentation by Lars Ramström at the Congress On The Prevention of Tobacco Use, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, May 28 – 30, 2002.

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