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[Finland] Finnish Medical Association seeks total ban on snus tobacco

(FMA) says the import of snus...should be banned altogether... “Selling snus is illegal in Finland. Therefore it would be more logical to completely prohibit its import, instead of just reducing the allowed amount,” the FMA said in a response to the propo
YLE24 (fi)
added Oct 30, 2018 20:31
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[Europe, Finland, Sweden] Finns accused of smuggling tonnes of Swedish snus across the border

Eight people are now suspected of having smuggled more than 12 tonnes of snus from Sweden to neighbouring Finland between 2016 and 2018, the Finnish customs authority said on Monday. The main suspect is a Finnish man in his 50s who lives just across the
The Local Europe (se)
added Sep 18, 2018 21:12
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Border guards find drone with smuggled smokes on Finland-Russia frontier

Finnish border guards say they found a drone with cigarettes attached in the eastern town of Lappeenranta. Customs suspect the cigarettes came from Russia.
YLE24 (fi)
added Nov 28, 2017 21:39
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[Finland, Iceland, Netherlands, USA] Researchers identify gene that influences nicotine dependence

A DNA variant—located in the DNMT3B gene and commonly found in people of European and African descent—increases the likelihood of developing nicotine dependence, smoking heavily, and developing lung cancer, according to a new study led by RTI Internationa
PR Newswire
added Oct 10, 2017 15:57
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[Canada, Finland, New Zealand, UK] The Global War on Smoking Is Really Heating Up

Gottlieb suggested mandating drastic cuts in nicotine levels, public-health experts in New Zealand last week published an action plan recommending such reductions within five years. Canada and Finland say they’re looking into regulating amounts of the dru
Bloomberg News
added Aug 9, 2017 14:41
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[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
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[Finland] Can this pill help smokers quit?

A new lozenge containing the amino acid L-cysteine is an effective, nontoxic smoking-cessation product, according to researchers in Finland. At least two US experts are not convinced, however.
Reuters
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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[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
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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] Research: Foetus absorbs mother's alcohol, nicotine intake in just two hours

Thesis research at the University of Eastern Finland has revealed that ethanol and nicotine can easily traverse the placenta from a mother to her unborn baby.
YLE24 (fi)
added Jun 16, 2017 17:27
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