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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

[Finland] Finnish teens drinking and smoking less: study

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
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 28, 2013 11:50

[Finland] New interactive resource ‘Tobacco Body’

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.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Nov 14, 2012 06:43

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 8, 2012 03:47

Finland unveils drastic plan to make their nation virtually tobacco-free by 2040

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
NaturalNews Network
added Feb 4, 2017 17:05

What Finland's plan to be tobacco-free can teach the world

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
added Jan 26, 2017 18:44

[Finland] This Key Neighborhood Factor May Help Smokers Quit

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
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 15, 2016 19:18

[Finland] Secondhand Smoke May Put Kids at Risk for Heart Disease as Adults

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.
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
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:38

[Finland] Research: growing number of boys use snus in combination with cigarettes

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
Helsinki Times Oy (fi)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:14
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