Headlines Tagged with Finland — 444 headlines found
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%.
Oct 16, 2013 YLE24 (fi)
added Oct 16, 2013 08:26
Finnish teens are drinking and smoking less, a study published on Wednesday showed, attributing the decline to advertising restrictions, increased controls and higher sales taxes on the products. The trend was welcomed in Finland, where "binge-drinking
Jun 28, 2013 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 28, 2013 11:50
A new project has been developed by the Cancer Society of Finland. Intended primarily for schools and teachers to use for health education, it is an interactive website that shows the impact of smoking on different parts of the body.
Nov 7, 2012 Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Nov 14, 2012 06:43
By the end of September, 204 municipalities had reached the decision to go smoke-free, reports the Savuton Kunta (“Smoke-Free Municipality”) project.
Oct 8, 2012 Helsingin Sanomat (fi)
added Oct 8, 2012 03:47
Finland’s goal is for there to be less than 2% of their population using tobacco products by 2040...Finland plans to achieve this goal through policies they put into place in January 2017, such as a ban on smoking on homes’ balconies if the smoke bothers
Feb 2, 2017 NaturalNews Network
added Feb 4, 2017 17:05
Rather than targeting one area at a time, such as exposure in public spaces or cigarette use, Paaso said his ministry wants to be precautionary from every angle... "We don't want to fall into the trap of other policies that have less harmful products," s
Jan 25, 2017 CNN
added Jan 26, 2017 18:44
The inconvenience of having to walk farther to the nearest cigarette vendor might be enough to help smokers quit, a new study suggests. Researchers in Finland tracked data on almost 21,000 current and former smokers. The investigators wanted to see how c
Aug 15, 2016 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 15, 2016 19:18
The study included people in Finland whose exposure as children to parents' smoke was measured in 1980 and 1983. In 2001 and 2007, the participants were checked for plaque accumulation in their neck (carotid) arteries, a sign of heart disease.
Mar 23, 2015 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 23, 2015 19:08
[Finland, Italy] GLANTZ: Evidence grows that ecigs are being taken up by never smokers: That's not harm reduction
Two papers were recently published at add to the existing evidence (described here, here and here): Janna Kinnunen and colleagues published "Awareness and determinants of electronic cigarette use among Finnish adolescents in 2013: a population-based stu
Nov 27, 2014 Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:38
THE Use of snus in combination with smoking has become more common among young people, particularly boys, in the 2000s. This information comes from the new School Health Promotion survey by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), the first t
Nov 23, 2014 Helsinki Times Oy (fi)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:14