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Tobacco Control in Finland

Finland, officially the Republic of Finland is a Nordic Country of Europe. It is bordered by
the country of Sweden on the west, Russia on the east, and Norway on the north.
Estonia lies to its south across the Gulf of Finland. The capital is Helsinki. Around 5.3 million
people reside in Finland, with the majority concentrated in the southern part of the country.

Spruce forest in southern Finland

The 12th World Conference Tobacco or Health, Helsinki, August 2003

Audience and lecturers welcomed vividly the adoption of the Framework Convention
for Tobacco Control and urged all health professionals, and in particular their
international umbrella organizations to ensure a swift and comprehensive ratification
and implementation process of the convention. Both, FDI and WMA, confirmed their
commitment in this regard.

Smoking ban in restaurants and bars in Finland

Finland is the latest European nation to ban smoking in restaurants and bars.
The 2007 smoking ban for bars and restaurants was the second time after
the failure of1999 attempt. Bars, cafes and restaurants larger than 50 square
meters with a proper ventilation system can, during a two-year transition period,
set up special smoking sections covering half the size of premises. No customers
are allowed to eat or drink in the booths. According to the data released
by Department for Promotion of Welfare and Health, 22 percent of Finn's smoke.
Of these, 24 percent is men, 19 percent is women.

(L) Helsinki city tram( Photographed in July 2008 ) (R) Helsinki street in summer

GDP in Finland, with an annual change in volume

Finn Aircraft heading to Helsinki ( Photographed at Narita International Airport)


エアコンの排気を直接外部に出す、完全に独立した 7sqm 以上の空間のある喫煙室(smoking booth) を


資料引用 Ministry of Social Affairs and Health,Republic of Finland
資料引用 Helsingin Sanomat
画像引用 University of Texas Libraries

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「禁煙席ネット」主宰 日本タバコフリー学会顧問 医学博士 宮本順伯
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The article was written in March 2008, by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.
Information was added in July 2009.

Finland's indoor smoking bans.

Special Note:
 Two South Kuril and two islands off Hokkaido are the own land of Japan.
 Smoke-free hotels in Japan
 Domestic travel in Japan
 Smoke-free should be the minimum standard for the host city in the Olympic.
 WHO: Smoking should be banned in all public spaces.
 World population: seven billion v.s. Declining birth rate in Japan
 Nobody in the earth can destroy the natural beauty of the land.
 Tax saving's rental housing is mushrooming.

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Smoke-free Hotel and Travel

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