Tag: Denmark

Oliver Twist changing hands

Oliver Twist changing hands

| March 26, 2018

Denmark’s oldest independent tobacco manufacturer, House of Oliver Twist, is being acquired by Swedish Match.

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Warnings not working

Warnings not working

| March 7, 2018

If people are not put off smoking by being told that it will kill them; it is probably time to reassess that warning and how people interpret it in the light of their own experiences.

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‘Make’ them quit

‘Make’ them quit

| January 16, 2018

Previously, even the most gratuitous anti-smoking measures were given the veneer of ‘encouragement’; but now, in Denmark, some want to ‘make’ smokers quit.

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SM acquires V2 Tobacco

SM acquires V2 Tobacco

| September 1, 2017

Lars Dahlgren, president and CEO of Swedish Match, says the newly-acquired, “vibrant and independent” V2 Tobacco business is a good fit with SM’s existing organization.

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Another move in end game

Another move in end game

| May 24, 2017

A suggestion has been made that the tobacco industry should shut up shop because its activities are not in accord with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

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Age-verification app

Age-verification app

| May 4, 2017

A number of interested parties in Denmark have come together to develop an age-verification app. Now, shop assistants need to be convinced that they should ask to see those apps.

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New research hits a nerve

New research hits a nerve

| March 8, 2017

The amount of research being carried out into the effects of tobacco smoking seems to be on the rise just as smoking rates are falling in the West. Perhaps some of this research should be targeted at other health issues, such as pollution.

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