Tabagism 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. ...

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 ...

Norwegians stubbing out their bad habits

2015.02.06

Norwegians seem to have broken the spell of tobacco and are now saying goodbye to bad habits. According to data from StatisticsNorway, fewer people are now lighting up once a day. The study suggests ...

Norwegians prevented from smoking while waiting for a train

2014.08.05

Norway will prevent its citizens from smoking even at train stations and on platforms. Electronic cigarettes included. A ban that will come into force from 1st September 2014, an interdiction that aggravates the existing ...

Snus harms infants during pregnancy

2014.01.16

The maternal use of Snus is dangerous during pregnancy. Just like smoked cigarettes, in fact, the high levels of nicotine increase the risk of oral cleft malformations of the chain-smoker's newborn babies. The researchers ...

How your body becomes if you don’t quit smoking

2013.10.09

Real war against smoking. It is not the usual anti-smoking campaign with the long tables in figures, but an interactive image of a body (male and female) half healthy and half damaged by smoke. ...