Norway’s Health Minister firm on snus

| February 11, 2013

A commission of health care experts has proposed a new list of restrictions to discourage consumption of tobacco and alcohol in Norway, but Heath Minister, Jonas Gahr Støre, apparently thinks they went too far, according to a story on

He quickly rejected several of their recommendations.

The commission had wanted to ban snus in Norway and limit the sale of cigarettes to those over the age of 20.

The commission’s members had also recommended banning the sale of wine in three-liter cartons, which have become popular in recent years.

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