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[Finland] Finnish biotech firm claims breakthrough in smoking intervention

Biohit reveals that it received hundreds of enquiries following the publication of the results of a medical trial confirming that its Acetium lozenge is an effective, non-addictive means to quit smoking. The Helsinki-based biotechnology firm also saw it
Helsinki Times Oy (fi)
added May 24, 2017 23:24
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[Finland] Smoke-free babies as a goal: 15% of pregnant Finns still smoke

Expectant mothers smoke more in Finland than in the other Nordic countries, and the southern city of Hämeenlinna has decided to do something about it. Carbon monoxide monitors are now a routine part of maternity clinic visits there.
YLE24 (fi)
added Apr 10, 2017 15:22

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

Finland First Country To Completely Ban Tobacco Smoking

Finland is committed to their campaign in making the country tobacco-free. By 2040, the Scandinavian government wants to see less than 2 percent of adults smoking. Four years ago, NACS reported that 16 percent of Finns aging 15 to 64-years old smoke eve
Counsel & Heal
added Jan 31, 2017 17:18

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 is set to become the first country to eradicate smokers

the updated legislation now mentions 2030 as the new goal. To make Finland smoke free the government is coming down hard on smokers. Starting this year, housing associations can now apply for a municipal permit for a smoking ban on balconies and yards bel
Business Insider
added Jan 19, 2017 17:52

[Finland] Housing companies now free to ban smoking on balconies

New legislation will make it possible for housing companies to ban smoking on balconies in 2017, if enough of the residents of the building agree to the plan. Enforcing a ban will be complicated, however, and property management representatives predict t
YLE24 (fi)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:12

[Finland] Vitamin E makes a quarter of older men who smoke and don't exercise 'more prone to pneumonia'

However, the opposite effect was true for older men who exercised and did not smoke - in that vitamin E actually decreased their risk of contracting pneumonia... Researchers from the University of Helsinki, Finland, looked at the effect of vitamin E on th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 27, 2016 00:59

[Finland] Stricter cigarette import laws see spike in overnight stays in Russia

Tobacco tourists heading to Russia are setting up with mobile homes and caravans, according to Customs officials, after new legislation that took effect in mid-August requires Finns to spend at least 24 hours outside Finland before they can import tobacc
YLE24 (fi)
added Oct 25, 2016 19:17

[Finland, Sweden] Hölkyn Kölkyn! Finnish Embassy Staff Accused of Bootlegging Cigarettes and Boo

An investigation by Finland's Swedish news agency Svensk Presstjänst, has found that staff have been bootlegging thousands of dollars worth of tax-free cigarettes, wine, beer and spirits. International law dictates anyone with diplomatic status employed a
Sputnik (ru)
added Oct 11, 2016 16:56
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