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[Finland, Russia] Tougher tobacco rules may spark housing disputes

Tobacco Act takes effect on August 15. Most of the changes are part of the EU's Tobacco Products Directive of 2014.... The most controversial clause... will likely be those making it easier for housing companies and associations to block smoking on balcon
YLE24 (fi)
added Aug 2, 2016 21:30
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[Finland, UK] Social smoking could be deadly: Even that occasional cigarette 'TRIPLES your risk of brain hemorrhage'

Though the risk increased with the number of cigarettes smoked a day, occasional smoking still carried a significant risk. Women who smoked just one a day tripled their risk of brain bleeds compared to non-smokers.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 27, 2016 03:02
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[Finland] Heavy Smoking Linked to Brain Bleed Risk

Female sex has been considered to be an independent risk factor for subarachnoid bleeds, but the new findings suggest that smoking -- especially heavy smoking -- explains this increase in risk, wrote Joni Valdemar Lindbohm, MD, of the University of Helsi
MedPage Today
added Jul 25, 2016 15:05
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[Finland] Women Smokers at Higher Risk for Brain Bleed

Strokes characterized by bleeding inside the lining of the brain are more common among smokers, especially women, researchers report. These serious strokes -- called subarachnoid hemorrhages -- are eight times more common among women who smoke more than
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 21, 2016 22:42
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[Finland] Government moves to tax e-cigarettes

The Finnish government is planning a new tobacco tax that will extend to include electronic cigarettes. A decision regarding taxation of e-cigarettes will be decided upon in autumn budget process meetings. The new taxation level would be 30 cents per mi
YLE24 (fi)
added Jul 21, 2016 04:28
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[Finland, Russia] New law requires 24-hour stay before tobacco can cross border

A change to Finnish law means that smokers who are used to storing up on cheap cigarettes from Russia will soon be required to stay 24 hours in the country before bringing them into Finland legally. The new development has already given rise to a new sh
YLE24 (fi)
added Jul 7, 2016 23:18
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[Finland, UK] Schizophrenia link to smoking during pregnancy found

Research in Finland found that the more women were exposed to nicotine the greater chance they had of having a child affected by the severe mental illness. Signs of heavy nicotine exposure in a mother's blood were associated with a 38% increased likelih
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added May 25, 2016 16:40
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[Finland] The scientific report on Biohit’s first smoking intervention trial has been accepted for publication

publication in a widespread international journal Anticancer Research...Chief Medical Director, Professor Kari Syrjänen, Biohit Oyj: ‘Acetium lozenge is a safe promising product for smoking cessation because it is all natural and it does not contain any n
GlobeNewswire
added Apr 13, 2016 15:20
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[Finland] Sharp decline in smoking – longer, healthier lives

With fewer Finns smoking, the number of cases of tobacco-related cancers has plummeted by approximately 80% since the 1970s.... At the start of the 1970s more than 50% of Finnish men smoked. Today, around 15% of the adult population are regular smokers.
YLE24 (fi)
added Jan 2, 2016 16:46
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[Finland] Boys' fitness affected by smoking mothers - new research shows

In the first study of its kind researchers discovered that the sons of women who smoked had worse aerobic fitness by the age of 19 than those whose mums didn't smoke. Lead author Dr Maria Hagnäs, of the University of Oulu, Finland, said: "It's well est
Western Daily Press (uk)
added Dec 11, 2015 18:31
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