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[Finland] One in five 16-year-olds smokes

Smoking has become less prevalent in Finland in recent years. Men of working age, in particular, have started lighting up less over the past decade. According to the THL, a third of Finnish men smoked in the 1980s, but now this is true for about 20 perce
YLE24 (fi)
added Oct 24, 2012 17:33
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[Australia, Finland] Smoking parents doom kids

Hobart (Tas) Mercury (au)
added May 24, 2012 10:38
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[Finland] Finnish trains go smokeless

Finland is the last Nordic country to ban smoking on the rails.
YLE24 (fi)
added May 3, 2013 23:28
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[Finland] Half of young mothers smoke, boosting risks

About half of pregnant women in Finland under age 20 are smokers, says the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL).
YLE24 (fi)
added Aug 6, 2012 12:34
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[Finland] Can a new lozenge help people quit smoking?

A new lozenge containing the amino acid L-cysteine is an effective, nontoxic smoking-cessation product...works in Helsinki for Biohit Oyj, the company that funded the study and markets the lozenge as Acetium. L-cysteine is an amino acid that eliminates a
Reuters
added Jul 14, 2017 22:36
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[Finland] Finnish biotech firm claims breakthrough in smoking intervention

Biohit reveals that it received hundreds of enquiries following the publication of the results of a medical trial confirming that its Acetium lozenge is an effective, non-addictive means to quit smoking. The Helsinki-based biotechnology firm also saw it
Helsinki Times Oy (fi)
added May 24, 2017 23:24
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Finland First Country To Completely Ban Tobacco Smoking

Finland is committed to their campaign in making the country tobacco-free. By 2040, the Scandinavian government wants to see less than 2 percent of adults smoking. Four years ago, NACS reported that 16 percent of Finns aging 15 to 64-years old smoke eve
Counsel & Heal
added Jan 31, 2017 17:18
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[Finland] Stricter cigarette import laws see spike in overnight stays in Russia

Tobacco tourists heading to Russia are setting up with mobile homes and caravans, according to Customs officials, after new legislation that took effect in mid-August requires Finns to spend at least 24 hours outside Finland before they can import tobacc
YLE24 (fi)
added Oct 25, 2016 19:17
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[Finland] Government moves to tax e-cigarettes

The Finnish government is planning a new tobacco tax that will extend to include electronic cigarettes. A decision regarding taxation of e-cigarettes will be decided upon in autumn budget process meetings. The new taxation level would be 30 cents per mi
YLE24 (fi)
added Jul 21, 2016 04:28
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[Finland] THL study: National weight gains stop, fewer smoking, diets more healthy

The study also shows that smoking in Finland has gone into decline, albeit slowly. The sharpest fall in smoking of late has been seen among men. According to this survey, 21% of Finnish men smoke on a daily basis, while that figure for women is 14%.
YLE24 (fi)
added Oct 16, 2013 08:26
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