Practical Information

Smoking, Alcohol, Drugs

There is a law that forbids smoking in public places unless there is a very well defined smoking area. Smoking is forbidden in most buildings including student flats. There are designated smoking rooms or outside smoking areas. Cigarettes are not sold to young people (under 18).

Beer and beverages under 4,7% alcohol are sold only to persons older than 18 and before 21:00 in supermarkets, gas stations, and kiosks. Other alcohol beverages are sold at Alko (alcohol specialized shops). The age limit for buying wine and alcohol beverages of max 21% is 18 years and for spirits 20 years.

Possession and use of any kinds of drugs is illegal.