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Table 1 Sale of snus to young adults who may appear to be <18 years old (n = 58)*

From: Retailers' knowledge of tobacco harm reduction following the introduction of a new brand of smokeless tobacco

  n %
Researcher purchased snus   
   Yes 56 97%
   No 2 3%
Retailer asked to see identification   
   Yes 52 90%
   No 6 10%
Researcher received snus brochure   
   Yes, without requesting it 28 48%
   Yes, but had to request it 11 19%
   Brochures were placed so customers could take them 1 2%
   No 18 31%
  1. * Excludes the two stores where tobacco company representatives were present. Snus was purchased in one of these stores.