Legislation & policy

Worldwide smokers can breathe a sigh of relief for now – news from FCTC COP 10

During the past week, World Health Organization’s protocol FCTC (Framework Convention on Tobacco Control) COP 10 (tenth session on Conference of the parties) was held in Panama. For all the world’s smokers, the outcome was positive. Harm reduced nicotine products will still be available on the market, as no new bans was introduced. All the […]

The Swedish government takes a clear stance on nicotine pouches throughout the EU

On Wednesday, an incredibly strong statement came from the Swedish government in response to the Chairman of the Committee on Industry and Trade in the Swedish Parliament regarding nicotine pouches. More and more people have begun to celebrate the Swedish success in soon becoming smoke-free. There are several reasons for this success, and much is […]

Bloomberg highlights Sweden’s low smoking rates

On friday morning, the news agency Bloomberg drew attention to Sweden’s low smoking rates and delved into the underlying reasons for this trend. He is Pouch Patrol’s comments on the article. Sweden have 135 smoking-related deaths per 100,000 men, compared to the EU’s 296 smoking-related deaths per 100,000 men. If Swedish tobacco and nicotine legislation […]

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