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Finland’s display ban ineffective

| December 24, 2012

The ban on the display of tobacco products inFinland has not reduced tobacco product sales significantly, according to Esmerk Finnish News story quoting estimates by the Finnish Grocery Trade Association, Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco.

However, there has been a trend for tobacco product sales to transfer from big supermarkets to kiosks and small shops.

The ban came into effect at the start of this year.

A ban on the sale of tobacco products from vending machines is due to come into effect at the beginning of 2015.

Category: Breaking News

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