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[Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden] Nordic Countries Aim to Ban Smoking

The Welfare Committee of the Nordic Council, chaired by Icelandic MP Siv Friðleifsdóttir, announced in Helsinki yesterday that they want the Nordic countries to be smoke free by 2040. The committee will also work towards a 10 percent reduction in alcohol
Iceland Review (is)
added Nov 2, 2012 13:46
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[India] World Heart Federation calls on all countries to follow example of Finland, New Zealand

As the Tobacco End Game conference takes place in New Delhi, India, this week, The World Heart Federation today calls on countries worldwide to follow the example set by nations such as Finland, New Zealand, and Scotland to set a target year to end tobac
Science Codex
added Sep 10, 2013 13:13
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[Finland] Tobacco display ban ineffective

The ban on displaying tobacco products in shops has not reduced sales of these products, according to an Esmerk Finnish News story.
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 15, 2013 15:24
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[Canada, Finland, New Zealand, UK] The Global War on Smoking Is Really Heating Up

Gottlieb suggested mandating drastic cuts in nicotine levels, public-health experts in New Zealand last week published an action plan recommending such reductions within five years. Canada and Finland say they’re looking into regulating amounts of the dru
Bloomberg News
added Aug 9, 2017 14:41
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[Europe] Smoking in Finland: New Regulations for Tobacco Usage to Arrive Soon

Finnish Ministry said that the new Directive aimed to prevent young people from taking up smoking in particular. Smoking causes an estimated of 700,000 premature deaths in the EU per year. However, the new Directives do not focus on the health issues but
FINNBAY (fi)
added Dec 25, 2013 00:24
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[Belgium, Finland, France, Sweden, UK] Healthy Lifestyle May Offset Job Stress, Study Finds

Job stress increases the risk of heart disease, but living a healthy lifestyle can significantly reduce that risk, a new study says. Researchers examined data from more than 102,000 men and women, aged 17 to 70, in the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Sw
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2013 13:08
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[Finland] Fewer Finns taking up smoking

Research showed that smoking is less prevalent among men of working age, women, and boys and girls under the age of 18 than it was in years gone by. Women are now smoking at the same level they were in the early 1980s. In 2011, almost one in five Finns h
Icenews (is)
added Nov 3, 2013 22:57
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[Finland] New legislative crackdown on balcony smoking

A new health protection law could see the end of smoking on apartment balconies, if it damages neighbours’ health. The scent of smoke could be enough to prove an effect on health.
YLE24 (fi)
added Oct 30, 2013 15:44
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Frightening footage of toddler girl puffing on a cigarette emerges from Finland – where smoking laws are among world’s toughest

The young girl, aged about two or three, puts the cigarette into her mouth and inhales several times before breathing out dark smoke. The clip, which has been uploaded to YouTube, is believed to have been taken in Finland and has caused public outrage.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 5, 2014 11:31
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A smoke-free Finland by 2040?

An action plan issued by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health on Friday aims to eliminate the use of tobacco products in the country by the end of the year 2040.
YLE24 (fi)
added Jun 27, 2014 18:00
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