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Fireworks consumer ban aimed at the citizens ' initiative was handed over to parliament

the citizens ' initiative of fireworks for consumer use ban was handed to the parliament on Thursday.

the Initiative on behalf of the campaigning for 15 different health and veterinary associations are opposed to the fireworks and consumer use of the resulting injuries, impairment of air quality and animals caused by fear.

– Comprehensive information despite the eye injuries are not in Finland anymore, not diminished during this decade, indicating that the existing restrictions on use it is impossible to control, Helsinki and uusimaa hospital district Hus the eye clinic of professor Tero Kivelä said the campaign bulletin.

the citizens ' initiative gathered over 65 000 signatures. Its drive to ban would not affect smaller pyrotechnic products, such as sparklers, small firecrackers or spark showers. The actual fireworks the use of the initiative to limit to only the professionals.

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