Mick Hellwig - Snus, Snuff, and Stuff
Editor-in-Chief; Snuff Taker's Ephemeris Magazine
By Mick Hellwig
General Variation Snus: Great Snus Expectations When I first heard about General Variation last fall, I got excited. Schoolgirl new…More...
Adam Skelland - A British Perspective on Snus
By Adam Skelland
Happy New Year snusers, I hope you all had a great Christmas and New Year and that 2014 brings you…More...
Guten tag snusers,
I have just come back from a rather excellent trip to Berlin, the capital of Germany. I go at least once a year as it is, quite simply, one of my favorite cities in the world.
It has always been one of my favorite places to visit. History and culture aside, there is a vibe about Berlin that I have only felt in a very few cities in the world.
Berlin holds a special significance for me, I am of the generation that learnt about East and West Germany in school, a divided Germany, and then witnessed unification. I can still remember 9th November 1989 and watching the Berlin wall fall on TV.
I have been to Berlin whilst the wall was up and after it fell. The wall has always held a massive fascination for me; seeing two very different worlds, side by side, separated by a wall (and the death strips) was just mind blowing.
The graffiti on the wall always intrigued me. It told so many stories, had so many messages for the oppressed people of the east, it always left a lasting impression on me.
I have made it a personal mission of mine to visit Berlin at least once a year for every year that I am on this earth. Every time I always manage to experience something new and every time it looks different...
Swedish Match US (SMUS) has indefinitely cancelled the latest planned release this month of General Nordic Mint portion snus and General Classic Blend portion snus in new-design metal cans.
Both General Nordic Mint and Classic Blend will continue to be sold over-the-counter in the US in their original oblong plastic cans.....same snus; same cans. Let not your heart be troubled for now and read on.....