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[Russia] Smoking status, nicotine dependence and happiness in nine countries of the former Soviet Union

This study contradicts the idea that smoking is associated with greater happiness....the finding that smoking is associated with lower levels of happiness should be incorporated in future public health efforts to help encourage smokers to quit by highligh
Tobacco Control
added Jan 7, 2015 19:52

[Russia] Zebra Finches, Dolphins, Elephants, and More Animals Under the Influence

John the chimpanzee would smoke whatever the dealer was having. The former mascot at a Russian casino was treated for nicotine addiction in 2013, after he was unable to kick his old habit (as well as a pretty sizable drinking problem) at his new home at G
The Daily Beast
added Jan 1, 2015 13:00

[Russia] Drinks companies shaken by rouble turmoil

Tobacco companies too are expecting to suffer from the falling rouble. Russia is the second-largest tobacco market in the world after China and according to Citi accounts for double-digit percentage sales of Japan Tobacco and Philip Morris International.
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 21, 2014 20:00

The casualties of Russia's decline

there are several individual companies...for whom Russia's decline is very bad news indeed.... Philip Morris, which sells almost a quarter of all cigarettes in Russia, has seen its shares decimated in the past month.
BBC Online
added Dec 19, 2014 02:49

[Russia] Nikkei rises on hopes of dovish Fed; Japan Tobacco tumbles

Japan Tobacco, which is highly exposed to crisis-hit Russia, dived 7.8 percent on heavy volume and contributed a hefty negative 10 points to the Nikkei. It was the fourth most traded stock by turnover.
added Dec 18, 2014 00:02

Longer working hours for tobacco-addicted civil servants in Russia's south

Government employees who fancy a cigarette or two while on duty will have to stay longer hours in the office, a local senior official in southern Russia announced. Working smokers will also be signed up for mandatory out of office activities more often.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Dec 5, 2014 17:12

[Russia] Local Companies Get Greener

Japan Tobacco International's Petro factory, for instance, introduced a $2.5 million biological/chemical scrubber at its local plant which helps to purify atmospheric emissions, a $2.3 million innovation that eliminates the tobacco smell created during t
St. Petersburg Times (ru)
added Dec 3, 2014 04:41

Eurasian Customs Union of Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belarus to implement regulations on the packaging and labeling of tobacco products from 2017

as of January 2017 strong, uniform packaging policies will be in place in three countries covering 170 million people in our Region. In addition Armenia and Kyrgyzstan will also implement those regulations once they attain full membership of the Customs
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 1, 2014 13:29

Russian lawmakers consider banning snus

a bill to the State Duma to prohibit the retail and wholesale trade of sucking tobacco (snus). ... would introduce fines of between 2,000 and 4,000 rubles ($43-$86) for individuals, 7,000 to 12,000 rubles ($150-$260) for officials, and 40,000 to 60,000 r
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Dec 1, 2014 13:26

[Russia] 62-Year-Old Mickey Rourke Wins Propaganda Boxing Match in Moscow

"Before, when I fought 18 years ago, I smoked, I didn't run, I got by on my natural ability," he told journalists ...inspired him to take on the challenge of returning to the ring. "I went to the gym and I was terrible: smoking, you know, drinking," Rou
Business Insider
added Nov 30, 2014 23:59
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