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S-proposal: Sweden should be smoke-free by 2030

In the week presented the social Democrats ' eftervalsanalys who noted that the debate on health care contributed to reducing the party's election results. Not at least pointed to the growing queues in health care as a problem that's received the blame for. To the picture belongs also to the confidence of the social democratic policies have plummeted sharply among voters, according to the DN/Ipsos measurements.

the Message from the valanalysgruppen was to S need to develop its policy. It is also the subject of a seminar held at the party congress in Örebro on Saturday. It becomes the starting point for a work of renewal, which shall be chaired by the social minister Lena Hallengren.

For the seminar, launching the socialist think-tank the Time a series of proposals on how the party's policies can be renewed. The focus of the report from the Time on prevention. The idea is that health care can reduce the need for care and hence short queues.

If the social democrats to develop a sustainable health policy so we need to invest heavily in prevention efforts in the workplace, in schools and in how we manage people levnadsval, said Daniel Färm, who is the manager at the Time.

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Among the proposals include that Sweden should be rökritt the year 2030. This shall be achieved through an increase in tobacco tax and a ban on visible display of tobacco products. A sockerskatt should be introduced on sugary drinks. A healthy lifestyle should benefit from the prohibition of advertisements for unhealthy foods on public transportation.

– We should not blame without giving people the tools to live a healthy lifestyle. I am aware that several of our proposals will spark debate, but those who are critical may be happy to present other options. says Daniel Färm

" We have with us klassperspektivet. The hardest hit by the rampant illness is the working class and the deprived people. It is more expensive to live healthy. Healthy food is expensive, junk food is cheaper, " said Daniel Färm.

Another proposal from the Time is that the one who trains regularly should be rewarded with more vacation days. One way to design such a bonus, according to Daniel Färm be to link it to how much space the employer provides for training in working hours.

the minister of social affairs Lena Hallengren stresses that neither the sockerskatt or the proposal semesterbonus is something that the government is planning to put forward. She is, however, positive to the vision of a smoke-free Sweden.

" I don't know if I want to put a year but it is not unreasonable if you look at the journey we have made. We have taken many steps in that direction, and it is the Socialists that have done it. I don't think anyone would be back to smoking in a restaurant, to go out and eat dinner and come home and smell like a cigarette butt, " says the minister of social affairs.

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