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Where Is Snus Legal Around the World?

Some countries prohibit the sale of snus; however, they might not prohibit use of the product. This means while adult users may be able to use snus, they would not be able to purchase it online or from a local store within that region.

Is snus legal in South Africa?

In South Africa snus is legal.

Snus and Nicotine Pouches Compared

Adult users may be wondering if snus and nicotine pouches are the same product. In the case of both snus and nicotine pouches, the product is placed in the mouth for consumption. However, while similar, there are key differences between the two products.

  • Ingredients - snus typically contains tobacco, whereas nicotine pouches usually do not.
  • Storage - adult users should store snus in a refrigerator, but not nicotine pouches.
  • Moisture and pH content - Depending on the specific brand and product, nicotine pouches often hold a higher level of moisture, with a higher pH content, than snus.
  • Size - snus usually comes in larger portions than nicotine pouches, but this depends on the specific product and brand.

Products should only be used as instructed by the manufacturer.

Both snus and nicotine pouches are not risk-free, and they contain nicotine, which is addictive. The best decision any adult smoker can make is to quit tobacco and nicotine consumption altogether. Smoke-free products are not alternatives to quitting and are not designed as cessation aids.

This article is for general information and educational purposes. Some of the information in this article is based on external, third-party sources and we make no representations or warranties of any kind regarding the accuracy, validity or completeness of such information.

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This product is not risk free and contains nicotine, which is addictive. Only for use by adults.