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26th August 2022
14th June 2022
Finland: The student and youth sections of the Coalition Party put a motion to the opposition party’s congress at the weekend calling for the legalisation of snus and chewing tobacco, media reports. However, the party’s programme manager, Antti Vesala, said legalising snus was practically impossible since it would conflict with EU law.
14th April 2022
Finland: The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health has confirmed to TobaccoIntelligence that an amendment to the Tobacco Act was yesterday approved by president Sauli Niinistö. From 1st May 2022 the list of smoke-free environments will be extended and the existing flavour ban will be extended to include DIY additives. Uniform packaging for tobacco products will become mandatory on 1st May 2023.
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15th February 2022
Finland: The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health has set up a working group to consider ways of working towards ending the use of tobacco and nicotine in Finland. The aim is for no more than 5% of the population to be daily users of such products by 2030. Between now and January 2023 the working group will seek measures to promote quitting nicotine use, and consider raising the age limit for the sale of tobacco, nicotine e-liquids and nicotine-containing tobacco substitutes.
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