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Finland rejects culture of alcohol and cigarettes

Adolescents in Finland are drinking and smoking less than before. The percentage of habitual smokers in the 14-18 age group has fallen to 12%, from 25% in 2001. In the same age group, 29% of people say they don't drink alcohol – a record number for the
West Journal - Welfare Society Territory (it)
added Jun 29, 2013 12:25

[Finland] Finnish teens drinking and smoking less: study

Finnish teens are drinking and smoking less, a study published on Wednesday showed, attributing the decline to advertising restrictions, increased controls and higher sales taxes on the products. The trend was welcomed in Finland, where "binge-drinking
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 28, 2013 11:50

[Finland] Effect of smoking on use of antibacterials: a 9-year follow-up study of 24 000 working-aged Finns

Background Previous studies indicate an association between tobacco smoking and infectious diseases. However, large population-based follow-up studies including both accurate measurements of smoking behaviour and confounders and a reliable register-based
Tobacco Control
added Jun 14, 2013 18:09

[Belgium, Finland, France, Sweden, UK] Healthy Lifestyle May Offset Job Stress, Study Finds

Job stress increases the risk of heart disease, but living a healthy lifestyle can significantly reduce that risk, a new study says. Researchers examined data from more than 102,000 men and women, aged 17 to 70, in the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Sw
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2013 13:08

[Finland] Supplements do not offer protection to smokers

A follow up study shows that vitamin supplementation does not protect male smokers from heart attack and may even increase the risk. The Finnish alpha-tocopherol beta-carotene cancer prevention (ATBC) study has been looking into the effect of antioxidant
NewsFix (ca)
added May 13, 2013 14:23

[Finland] Finnish trains go smokeless

Finland is the last Nordic country to ban smoking on the rails.
YLE24 (fi)
added May 3, 2013 23:28

[Finland] Proximity to a tobacco store and smoking cessation: a cohort study

Conclusions Living within walking distance of a tobacco store reduced the likelihood of smoking cessation among men who were moderate/heavy smokers.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 23, 2013 11:32

[Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden] Local Nordic tobacco interests collaborated with multinational companies to maintain a united front and undermine tobacco control policies -- Hiilamo and Glantz 22 (2): 154

Local tobacco companies worked with multinational companies to undermine tobacco control in distant and small Nordic markets because of concern that pioneering policies initiated in Nordic countries would spread to bigger market areas. Claims by the local
Tobacco Control
added Feb 16, 2013 13:07

[Finland] Tobacco display ban ineffective

The ban on displaying tobacco products in shops has not reduced sales of these products, according to an Esmerk Finnish News story.
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 15, 2013 15:24

[Finland] Balcony smoking ignites controversy

Health authorities are again seeking to limit smoking on balconies in apartment blocks. 9:54
YLE24 (fi)
added Dec 18, 2012 15:06
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