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[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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[Finland, Sweden] Importing snus increased by 40 per cent in a year

Finns brought 41 per cent more snus ... 60 per cent of travellers arriving in Finland said they had brought the snus cartons for their own personal use whereas 23 per cent had brought them for the use of someone else and the rest for both. Every third tra
Helsinki Times Oy (fi)
added Oct 4, 2014 20:34
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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
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A smoke-free Finland by 2040?

An action plan issued by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health on Friday aims to eliminate the use of tobacco products in the country by the end of the year 2040.
YLE24 (fi)
added Jun 27, 2014 18:00
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[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
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[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
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[Finland] Passive smoking adds three years to the age of a child's arteries

Exposure to passive smoking in childhood causes irreversible damage to the structure of children’s arteries, according to a study by University of Tasmania and Finnish researchers published today (Wednesday, 4 March) in the European Heart Journal.
HealthCanal.com
added Mar 5, 2014 19:05
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[Finland] Exposure to parental smoking in childhood or adolescence is associated with increased carotid intima-media thickness in young adults: evidence from the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study and the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study

results show the pervasive effect of exposure to parental smoking on children's vascular health up to 25 years later. There must be continued efforts to reduce smoking among adults to protect young people and to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease
European Heart Journal
added Mar 5, 2014 13:58
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[Finland, UK] Passive smoking 'damages children's arteries'

Simon Clark, director of the smokers' group Forest, said: "We must avoid scaremongering because damage to arteries could be caused by a number of factors including poor diet and other forms of air pollution.
BBC Online
added Mar 5, 2014 16:15
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[Finland] Smoking and long-term labour market outcomes

Smoking is negatively related to long-term labour market outcomes. The provision of information about the indirect monetary costs of smoking may thus complement the policy efforts that aim at educating consumers about the health costs of smoking.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 26, 2014 12:36
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