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Smoke lifting from Finland’s localities

| October 5, 2012

More than 60 per cent ofFinland’s municipalities have declared themselves free of tobacco smoking, according to a story in the international edition of Helsingin Sanomat.

In tobacco-smoking-free municipalities, smoking is normally banned in all of the premises and outdoor areas, such as parks, that are owned or governed by the local council.

By the end of September, 204 municipalities had reached the decision to become smoking-free, according to the Savuton Kunta (Smoke-Free Municipality) project.

And from the beginning of this month,Helsinki’s eastern neighbour, Sipoo, became tobacco smoking-free.

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