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Feb 24, 2017, 05:00 ET New Member Proposed for Swedish Match Board of Directors

At the upcoming Annual General Meeting on May 4, 2017, the Nominating Committee of Swedish Match AB will propose the election of Pauline Lindwall...


Dec 16, 2016, 03:57 ET Swedish Match Extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting 2016

At the Extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting of Swedish Match AB (publ) on December 16, it was resolved, in accordance with the proposal of the Board...


Dec 14, 2016, 12:51 ET FDA Issues a Response to Application From Swedish Match

Swedish Match was informed earlier today by the FDA that General Snus will not, for the time being, be designated as a Modified Risk Tobacco...


Dec 13, 2016, 13:15 ET Ultimate Race Day Giveaway Gives Adrenaline Junkies Chance To Win Once-In-A-Lifetime Trip

Leading moist snuff and chewing tobacco brands Longhorn, Red Man and Timber Wolf, are engaging consumers across multiple touchpoints with The...


Nov 07, 2016, 09:34 ET Swedish Match Announces Market Expansion of First Nicotine Pouch

Swedish Match announced today the expansion of ZYN, a tobacco free nicotine pouch, throughout the western United States. The next generation,...


Oct 18, 2016, 17:30 ET Swedish Match Opens Expanded Owensboro Research & Development Center

Swedish Match today celebrated the grand opening of the expanded Owensboro Research & Development Center. The $3.5 million, 10,000 square...


Sep 29, 2016, 13:03 ET The Swedish Snus Store Opens on Abbot Kinney Boulevard

The Swedish Snus Store pop up shop on Abbot Kinney Boulevard is now open to the public. Through December 2016, the community-focused pop up will...


Nov 19, 2015, 09:30 ET White Owl Announces Upcoming Brand Redesign and Unveils New Website

 White Owl Cigar today announced a brand redesign that includes new packaging and POS that will arrive in stores in January, and the launch of...


Nov 17, 2015, 07:00 ET Swedish Match Natural Leaf Brands Unveils Website

 Swedish Match Natural Leaf Brands (Game, Game Leaf, 1882, Garcia y Vega) today announced the launch of their new website, www.gamecigars.com....


Jan 06, 2015, 09:00 ET New Survey on Smoking Finds Education, Age and Gender Shaping Americans' Attitudes and Habits

 As many Americans contemplate a New Year's resolution to stop smoking, a just-released survey on Americans' tobacco habits and attitudes...


Oct 14, 2013, 12:00 ET New Look for General Snus Is Revealed at the NACS* Show

 Swedish Match has unveiled smart, revolutionary new packaging for General, the world's #1 selling snus.  The new look debuted this...


Jul 10, 2013, 08:00 ET Game® Introduces The Newest Mild Offering Of Red

Game by Garcia y Vega proudly announces the latest innovation in cigarillos, FoilFresh® Red! Cigarillo lovers will enjoy the light mild...


Apr 01, 2013, 12:30 ET Introducing The Longhorn 7.2 Oz. Value Tub

 Longhorn announced today the latest offer for a consumer that saves both time and money, the Longhorn 7.2 oz. value tub.  The launch...


Jan 14, 2013, 13:30 ET New Price Rollback for Longhorn and Timber Wolf Pouches Announced

 Swedish Match announced today that the company is reducing the factory selling price for all Longhorn and Timber Wolf pouches to $.90. ...


Jan 08, 2013, 14:00 ET White Owl® and Game® introduce The New Standard in Cigarillos

 White Owl and Game by Garcia y Vega proudly announce the latest innovation in cigarillos, FoilFresh® Gold!  Cigarillo lovers will...


Jul 16, 2012, 09:30 ET White Owl® and Game® introduce The Darker Side of Smooth™

 White Owl and Game continue to lead category innovation by expanding their mild flavored cigarillo lines with the introduction of Black...


Jul 04, 2012, 09:00 ET Jet/Set/Go! With General Snus

 A weekend that began with the fun and excitement of a Maxim Splash Pool Party in Dallas Texas ended with a surprise private jet trip to Las...


Jun 20, 2012, 16:00 ET The Doors Are Open at the General's Club™

 The doors are officially open for the exclusive General's Club, an incredible new on-line, members-only experience from General Snus. ...


May 24, 2012, 15:04 ET Sneak Preview--The General's Club™ Coming Soon

Adult tobacco consumers are being invited to sign up for a very unique opportunity, the exclusive General's Club. The General's Club is an...


May 24, 2012, 15:00 ET Timber Wolf Snuff "Welcomes You To Owensboro, KY"

 Owensboro Kentucky is not just known for barbecue and bluegrass music.  It's the home of Timber Wolf Moist Snuff.  Now...


May 01, 2012, 15:30 ET Swedish Match Introduces an Industry First

Swedish Match has introduced a new standard for pouch snuff, an innovative can, designed with the consumer in mind.  Longhorn, Renegades...


Apr 05, 2012, 14:00 ET Swedish Match Announces Market Expansion for General Snus

 Swedish Match today announced it has expanded into 7 additional US markets with its General brand Swedish snus.  General is the...


Apr 05, 2012, 12:00 ET Garcia y Vega Introduces A New Cigar, 130 Years in the Making

Garcia y Vega today announced the newest contender in Mass Market Rolled Leaf cigars, Garcia y Vega 1882.  Garcia y Vega 1882 will be...


Sep 02, 2011, 11:44 ET Brand New Winners Announced in the Red Man Moist Snuff "Always Fresh" Sweepstakes

Casey Jordan of Pueblo, CO and Nicolas Otzel of Naugatuck, CT are the latest winners in the Red Man Moist Snuff "Always Fresh" sweepstakes....


Jul 08, 2011, 12:30 ET Red Man Moist Snuff Announces Newest "Always Fresh" Sweepstakes Winners

Steven Young of Tully, NY is the latest winner in the Red Man Moist Snuff "Always Fresh" sweepstakes.  Young has won the May prize package...