Should the European Union lift the ban on snus? Evidence from the Swedish experience.

  title={Should the European Union lift the ban on snus? Evidence from the Swedish experience.},
  author={Karl Olov Fagerstr{\"o}m and Elsy-Britt Schildt},
  volume={98 9},
The very low smoking prevalence in Sweden has received considerable attention. Sweden was the only country in Europe to reach the World Health Organizations' goal of less than 20% daily smoking prevalence among adults by year 2000. Only 17% of Swedish men smoke. Some have argued that this has been achieved because Swedes use another form of tobacco instead. Sweden has a high level of use of a moist snuff product called 'snus'. Nineteen per cent of adult men and 1% of women are daily users and… CONTINUE READING

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