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[Finland, Russia] Tougher tobacco rules may spark housing disputes

Tobacco Act takes effect on August 15. Most of the changes are part of the EU's Tobacco Products Directive of 2014.... The most controversial clause... will likely be those making it easier for housing companies and associations to block smoking on balcon
YLE24 (fi)
added Aug 2, 2016 21:30

[Finland] Sharp decline in smoking – longer, healthier lives

With fewer Finns smoking, the number of cases of tobacco-related cancers has plummeted by approximately 80% since the 1970s.... At the start of the 1970s more than 50% of Finnish men smoked. Today, around 15% of the adult population are regular smokers.
YLE24 (fi)
added Jan 2, 2016 16:46

Finland sets to wipe out tobacco use by 2040

The roadmap towards a smoke-free Finland issued by the ministry of social affairs and health aims to stop people starting to smoke and to help smokers give up the habit. “Through systematic work we have been able to substantially reduce smoking in Fin
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 4, 2014 12:01

[Finland] E-cigarettes do not get non-smokers hooked

The opponents of e-cigarettes have expressed concerns over e-cigarettes normalising smoking and leading to an increase in nicotine addiction. The new study, however, shows that the number of non-smokers trying out e-cigarettes is not growing.
Helsinki Times Oy (fi)
added May 17, 2014 20:16

More than half of Finland's municipalities have gone smoking-free

By the end of September, 204 municipalities had reached the decision to go smoke-free, reports the Savuton Kunta (“Smoke-Free Municipality”) project.
Helsingin Sanomat (fi)
added Oct 4, 2012 15:31

[Finland] Retail Stores and the Fight Against Tobacco—Following the Money [FREE FULL TEXT]

The Marlboro Man no longer rides on television and radio, but point-of-sale substitutes—price discounts, coupons, advertisements, and a barrage of other retailer promotions—can be nearly as effective. Those of us who care about the health of the nation mu
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Aug 15, 2016 19:45

[Finland] Tobacco tax reform suggested- goodbye to "cheap" smokes?

A new taxation scheme suggested by the Confederation of Finnish Industries EK would raise the retail price of less expensive cigarettes the most.
YLE24 (fi)
added Aug 6, 2013 14:24

[Europe, Finland, France, USA] Black Market Cigarettes a 'Significant Threat' Funding Terrorism and Other Criminal Enterprises

Louise Shelley, a transnational crime scholar at George Mason University, told the Helsinki Commission on Wednesday that one of the Kouachi brothers, who carried out the 2015 Charlie Hebdo mass shooting in Paris, was collecting income from illicit tobacc
PJ Media
added Jul 24, 2017 18:51

[Finland] Awareness and determinants of electronic cigarette use among Finnish adolescents in 2013: a population-based study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Awareness and experimentation with e-cigarettes are high ... Nicotine e-liquids are easy to acquire for youth. Having similar risk factors, e-cigarette use seems to follow the model of conventional smoking initiation. Among adolescent smokers, use of e-ci
Tobacco Control
added May 15, 2014 22:24

[Finland] Balcony smoking ignites controversy

Health authorities are again seeking to limit smoking on balconies in apartment blocks. 9:54
YLE24 (fi)
added Dec 18, 2012 15:06
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