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

VAKT – Habits, attitudes and beliefs regarding tobacco


Is a web-based study 1000 daily Snus-users were asked the same questions as in the VAKT – Smoke base-line study. The study was conducted in collaboration with the Institute for Tobacco Studies (ITS). The Sample selection and data collection was done in the same way as in the VAKT-Smoke study, but no follow-up has been done.