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[Finland, Russia] New law requires 24-hour stay before tobacco can cross border

A change to Finnish law means that smokers who are used to storing up on cheap cigarettes from Russia will soon be required to stay 24 hours in the country before bringing them into Finland legally. The new development has already given rise to a new sh
YLE24 (fi)
added Jul 7, 2016 23:18

Finland rejects culture of alcohol and cigarettes

Adolescents in Finland are drinking and smoking less than before. The percentage of habitual smokers in the 14-18 age group has fallen to 12%, from 25% in 2001. In the same age group, 29% of people say they don't drink alcohol – a record number for the
West Journal - Welfare Society Territory (it)
added Jun 29, 2013 12:25

[Finland] Slow-release L-Cysteine (Acetium®) Lozenge Is an Effective New Method in Smoking Cessation. A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Intervention [FREE FULL TEXT]

Acetium® lozenge, herein confirmed in an adequately powered study to be an effective means to aid smoking quit, represents a major breakthrough in the development of smoking intervention methods, because slow-release L-cysteine is non-toxic, with no side-
Anticancer Research
added Jul 14, 2017 22:39

Finland is set to become the first country to eradicate smokers

the updated legislation now mentions 2030 as the new goal. To make Finland smoke free the government is coming down hard on smokers. Starting this year, housing associations can now apply for a municipal permit for a smoking ban on balconies and yards bel
Business Insider
added Jan 19, 2017 17:52

[Finland] What Smoking Does to the Body

Cancer Society of Finland has a terrifying vision of the future for people who still light up. Within a few years, the organization claims, smokers will resemble fat, sexless, acne-covered zombies. Okay, perhaps not quite. But a new site launched by the
The Atlantic Monthly
added Dec 11, 2013 22:31

[Finland] This is your body on smoking: website

"Tobacco Body," created by the Cancer Society of Finland, takes a full-body look at what long-term smoking does to a variety of body parts and functions in both men and women.
New York Daily News
added Oct 18, 2013 07:26

[Finland] Supplements do not offer protection to smokers

A follow up study shows that vitamin supplementation does not protect male smokers from heart attack and may even increase the risk. The Finnish alpha-tocopherol beta-carotene cancer prevention (ATBC) study has been looking into the effect of antioxidant
NewsFix (ca)
added May 13, 2013 14:23

[Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden] Local Nordic tobacco interests collaborated with multinational companies to maintain a united front and undermine tobacco control policies -- Hiilamo and Glantz 22 (2): 154

Local tobacco companies worked with multinational companies to undermine tobacco control in distant and small Nordic markets because of concern that pioneering policies initiated in Nordic countries would spread to bigger market areas. Claims by the local
Tobacco Control
added Feb 16, 2013 13:07

[Finland, Russia] Import loopholes in new tobacco law

As of Monday, travelers will be required to have had a minimum stay of 24 hours in Russia before being eligible to bring duty-free cigarettes into Finland from that country. While customs officials will be observing the new rule, they also say that some
YLE24 (fi)
added Aug 13, 2016 17:40

[Finland, Sweden] Importing snus increased by 40 per cent in a year

Finns brought 41 per cent more snus ... 60 per cent of travellers arriving in Finland said they had brought the snus cartons for their own personal use whereas 23 per cent had brought them for the use of someone else and the rest for both. Every third tra
Helsinki Times Oy (fi)
added Oct 4, 2014 20:34
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