The EU obscures its position on nicotine pouches and other low risk alternatives to smoking before the WHO conference COP10 in Panama

January 30, 2024 by mynewsdesk.com

The EU obscures its position on nicotine pouches and other low risk alternatives to smoking before the WHO conference COP10 in Panama

Now both snus, tobacco free snus (nicotine pouches) and ecigs are threatened by both the WHO and the EU. The Moderate party in government in Sweden and its Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson have always defended snus as a way to reduce tobacco harm. The Swedish Democrats, the Liberals, Christian Democrats and the Center Party agrees. We thus have a clear party majority in the Swedish Parliament for tobacco harm reduction. It is mainly thanks to the availability of snus, nicotine pouches, ecigs and heated tobacco that we have by far the lowest rate of daily smokers, 5.6% according to the Public Health Authority (2022) and by far the lowest rate of tobacco-related diseases in the EU. [...]


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