Tobacco Act protects respiratory health

The Tobacco Act restricts the sale and use of tobacco products in public places.

In Finland, smoking is completely prohibited:

  • inside daycare centres and educational institutions
  • in outdoor recreation areas mainly intended for minors
  • in playgrounds and on public beaches (from early May to late September)
  • indoors in public spaces
  • at public events held indoors
  • in public transport
  • in restaurants without a separate smoking room.