Archive of 2011 May

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Sweden Wants to Change EU Views on Snus

Posted by James in Politics

I read the following story on Stockholm News and felt the need to highlight the importance of it. With high smoking rates in much of Europe, Swedish snus could help those who enjoy tobacco move to a safer alternative to cigarette smoking, yet most EU member countries refuse to allow the sale of snus within their borders. I look forward to learni

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A Wet Wet Month

Posted by James in Snus experiences

Having gone all winter somehow managing to avoid getting sick, I became ill with a pretty nasty cold for most of last week. Fortunately, I have been feeling much better today and have decided to address some of the things I was able to ponder over while I was under the weather. Firstly, I find that certain brands of snus such as Catch Eucalyptus

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Oden’s Extreme Portion Review

Posted by James in Snus reviews

Oden's Extreme is a newly released snus from GN Tobacco which packs quite a punch. At 22mg of nicotine per gram of snus, Oden's extreme is by far the brand of snus with the highest nicotine content. Upon receiving a few cans to try, I was both excited and a little worried. I generally tend to use regular and strong portion snus, so I'm not used to

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Nick & Johnny Crushed Ice Review

Posted by James in Snus reviews

Having enjoyed Nick & Johnny Black snus a great deal, I was eager to try another variant of the Nick & Johnny lineup. Manufactured by Swedish Match, Nick & Johnny Crushed Ice is billed as being an "xtra strong" mint snus, packing 15mg of nicotine per portion of snus. Upon putting a portion in my mouth, I immediately noticed a stron

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Dr. Lars Erik Rutqvist Appointed to FDA Advisory Board

Posted by James in Politics, Snus news

Earlier today I learned that Dr. Lars Erik Rutqvist, a cancer specialist, Professor, and Swedish Match scientific spokesperson was just recently appointed to the FDA's Scientific Advisory Board. I see this as an excellent development, as I know that my fellow Snus blogger Chad Jones had the opportunity to meet with him last year. Dr. Rutqvist's

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Catch Pure Mint Review

Posted by James in Snus reviews

After having reviewed Catch Eucalyptus a little while back, I was looking forward to getting to post a review of Catch Pure Mint. Manufactured by Swedish Match, Catch Pure Mint is marketed as being a medium-slim fit portioned snus. This portion design is quite similar to that of 01 Original Portion snus. Each portion contains 7mg of nicotine, so it

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Ettan Snus Now Available in USA

Posted by James in Snus news

Not too long ago, it came to my attention that Ettan snus has been available for sale in the United States since May 2nd, 2011  in the following locations: Pittsburgh, PA: Select GetGo locations Select CoGo’s locations Boise, ID: Select Big Smoke locations Select Jackson’s locations Portland, OR: Select Plaid Pantry

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Back From a (relatively) Long Absence!

Posted by James in Site news, Snus news

Due to a very hectic schedule, I was forced to take a bit of a break from writing here on Snus Authority. Fortunately, I now have more free time which means that I can continue to write news and reviews about my favorite brands of snus. In order to make sure I'm reviewing brands that you guys are interested in, I will setting up a poll in which use

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