Advocates Dismayed at Denmark’s “Horrible” Nicotine Clampdown

December 04, 2023 by

Advocates Dismayed at Denmark’s “Horrible” Nicotine Clampdown

Denmark’s government is introducing a package of 30 measures aimed at reducing young people’s consumption of nicotine and alcohol. The plans include raising taxes on nicotine products and banning flavors. Advocates are dismayed by the moves, which come despite other Scandinavian countries boasting some of the world’s biggest tobacco harm reduction success stories.

17.50% of the adult population are current smokers. There are approximately 836,800 current smokers in Denmark.



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