Date: 4 weeks ago   Category: Health

Most severe "states nurses" in the European Union are called


Finland, Lithuania and Estonia headed the so-called rating of the states nurses (Nanny State Index) which is made by EPICENTER, independent network of 9 European research centers.

of Times in 2 years estimates this rating in what European countries the most severe laws against smoking (including electronic cigarettes), abuses of alcohol and junk food work. Nanny State (state nurse) - the term designating the state which seeks to control health of citizens, regulating consumption of substances hazardous to health.

Rigid such legislation is recognized in 7 EU countries - besides Finland, Lithuania and Estonia, it is Great Britain, Hungary, Ireland and Latvia, writes >
In comparison with 2017 Estonia rose by 15 positions (from the 19th place on the 2nd) is the most noticeable change in rating. Generally it happened because of growth of excises: excises on wine grew during this time by 50%, and by beer - twice.

of Least of all legislative restrictions of addictions appeared in Germany, it is followed by the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Austria.

In all European Union countries legislative restrictions of products hazardous to health are introduced. For example, in Portugal since 2017 the additional tax on sparkling water with the high content of sugar works, in France the ban of smoking in public places extends also to electronic cigarettes. According to the rating of the antismoking legislation in the European Union which every three years is made by Association of the European leagues on fight against cancer new measures in fight against tobacco for this period appeared across the whole Europe.

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