Addictions in Scandinavia

Snus as likely to cause type 2 diabetes

2017.02.06

Swedish snuff is just as likely to increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes as smoking. Snus – tobacco which is placed under the lip rather than smoked is used 19% of men ...

A street ad that coughs when you light up next to it

2017.01.10

An ad that coughs if someone lights up next to it. This creative anti-smoking campaign and public awareness initiative was sponsored by the Swedish pharmacy Apotek Hjartat, on the streets of Solna, near Stocholm. ...

Denmark approves medical cannabis trial

2016.11.08

The Danish government announced that as of 2018, doctors will be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis to certain patients. The four-year pilot project will allow a defined patient group with multiple sclerosis, chronic pain, ...

Workaholics could be affected by ADHD

2016.05.26

Workaholism could be tied to psychiatric disorders. The pioneering study that has investigated on the connection between work and mental health has been carried out by the University of Bergen, based on the health ...

Smoking in pregnancy predicts schizophrenia in babies

2016.05.26

Cigarette smoking during pregnancy can cause schizophrenia in future babies. It has been revealed by a study carried out in the United States and in Finland, published in the American Journal of Psychiatry. That ...

Quality of cannabis improves

2015.11.20

The cannabis sold on the streets of Denmark is stronger than ever. The concentration of THC, one of the largest and most well-known active ingredients in marijuana, has in fact tripled in the past ...

If you smoke cannabis pay attention to your oral hygiene

2015.08.06

Smoking cannabis can be bad for teeth. According to the Danish dentists association, Tandlægeforeningen, cannabis can cause tooth decay, gingivitis, periodontal disease, fungal infections, dry mouth and a stinging, burning sensation in the mouth. ...