Finland to approve heated tobacco flavour ban, other EU countries to follow

Finland is among the first EU countries to take concrete steps towards banning flavours for heated tobacco products.

On 31st January the Finnish parliament approved the government’s proposal to add to the Finnish Tobacco Act the definition of heated tobacco and to ban heated tobacco flavours. The proposal now goes to the president for final approval, after which the amendment is intended to enter into force on 23rd October.

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