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Frightening footage of toddler girl puffing on a cigarette emerges from Finland – where smoking laws are among world’s toughest

The young girl, aged about two or three, puts the cigarette into her mouth and inhales several times before breathing out dark smoke. The clip, which has been uploaded to YouTube, is believed to have been taken in Finland and has caused public outrage.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 5, 2014 11:31

[Europe] Smoking in Finland: New Regulations for Tobacco Usage to Arrive Soon

Finnish Ministry said that the new Directive aimed to prevent young people from taking up smoking in particular. Smoking causes an estimated of 700,000 premature deaths in the EU per year. However, the new Directives do not focus on the health issues but
added Dec 25, 2013 00:24

[Finland] What Smoking Does to the Body

Cancer Society of Finland has a terrifying vision of the future for people who still light up. Within a few years, the organization claims, smokers will resemble fat, sexless, acne-covered zombies. Okay, perhaps not quite. But a new site launched by the
The Atlantic Monthly
added Dec 11, 2013 22:31

[Finland] Fewer Finns taking up smoking

Research showed that smoking is less prevalent among men of working age, women, and boys and girls under the age of 18 than it was in years gone by. Women are now smoking at the same level they were in the early 1980s. In 2011, almost one in five Finns h
Icenews (is)
added Nov 3, 2013 22:57

[Finland] New legislative crackdown on balcony smoking

A new health protection law could see the end of smoking on apartment balconies, if it damages neighbours’ health. The scent of smoke could be enough to prove an effect on health.
YLE24 (fi)
added Oct 30, 2013 15:44

[Finland] This is your body on smoking: website

"Tobacco Body," created by the Cancer Society of Finland, takes a full-body look at what long-term smoking does to a variety of body parts and functions in both men and women.
New York Daily News
added Oct 18, 2013 07:26

[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] Women who smoke and have high blood pressure are 20 TIMES more likely to suffer a brain haemorrhage than non-smoking men with low blood pressure

This research could help doctors decide which patients are likely to suffer a rupture of their aneurysm and which, therefore, need treatment to prevent a haemorrhage.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 12, 2013 11:52

[India] World Heart Federation calls on all countries to follow example of Finland, New Zealand

As the Tobacco End Game conference takes place in New Delhi, India, this week, The World Heart Federation today calls on countries worldwide to follow the example set by nations such as Finland, New Zealand, and Scotland to set a target year to end tobac
Science Codex
added Sep 10, 2013 13:13

[Finland] Tobacco tax reform suggested- goodbye to "cheap" smokes?

A new taxation scheme suggested by the Confederation of Finnish Industries EK would raise the retail price of less expensive cigarettes the most.
YLE24 (fi)
added Aug 6, 2013 14:24
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