To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to make an assessment of the effectiveness of the ban on snus products.
3 June 2020
Snus is banned in the United Kingdom under the Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016, which implemented the European Union Tobacco Products Directive. The impact assessment for the 2014 Directive can be found at the following link:
The Government will consider in due course reviewing the position on snus, and whether the introduction of this product onto the UK market would promote a proportionate approach to managing risks, one which protects the young and non-smokers, whilst giving smokers access to products which may reduce harm.