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Tobacco: Sweden

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 64875, tabled on 25 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the US Food and Drug Administration's designation of Swedish snus as a modified risk tobacco product, if he will discontinue the ban on snus oral tobacco.

Answered on

22 July 2020

Snus is banned in the United Kingdom under the Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016. The Government will consider reviewing the position on snus in due course.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care