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[Russia] E-cigarettes regulation to be debated by WHO in Moscow

In a long-awaited report that will be debated by member states at a meeting in October in Moscow, the United Nations health agency also voiced concern at the concentration of the $3 billion market in the hands of transnational tobacco companies.
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Aug 27, 2014 02:30

[Mid-east, Russia, UK] Putin and Islamic State Blamed for Sluggish Tobacco Sales

Imperial Tobacco has blamed stagnating sales growth on the activities of the Islamic State and other militant groups, as well as the policies of the Russian government.
IBTimes (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 16:20

6% Less smokers in Russia since smoking ban entered into force

number of smokers in Russia has dropped 6 percent since the country adopted a strong tobacco control legislation last year. The opinion poll shows that that the percentage of smokers has decreased from 41 to 35 percent in the past year.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 12, 2014 11:43

Fewer Smokers in Russia Since Anti-Tobacco Law Took Effect

The number of smokers in Russia has dropped 6 percent since the country adopted a stringent package of anti-tobacco legislation last year, a new poll has revealed. ... only a third of the country's smokers have made an effort to respect the new ban on sm
Moscow Times
added Aug 7, 2014 13:49

Pickets against Western tobacco companies held in Russian regions

The picketers said multinational companies were controlling over 90% of the Russian tobacco market and the Russian budget was losing about 500 billion roubles annually from low excise duties on tobacco. Roman Plyuta, head of the Orthodox Union public org
added Aug 5, 2014 00:31

[Australia] Circle on Cavill, Surfers Paradise price plunge for Russian billionaire

The tobacco king Sergey Katsiev sold his 48th floor Circle on Cavill penthouse for $3.2 million to a wealthy Australian investor. But he's $2.25 million out of pocket.... He has a $1.6 billion tobacco fortune, according to Forbes magazine which says Kat
Property Observer (au)
added Jul 25, 2014 11:27

[Belarus, Eastern Europe, Russia, Ukraine] 10 countries where people smoke the most

Nearly 20% of the world’s adult population smokes cigarettes, according to Smokers consumed nearly 5.9 trillion cigarettes in 2009 (the year for which the most recent data is available) — representing a 13% increase in cigarette consump
CBS MarketWatch
added Jul 22, 2014 12:38

Speaker of Moscow legislature says Russia’s anti-tobacco law is too harsh

“The law’s goal is not to catch and punish smokers but to demonstrate that smoking is a bad habit,” Vladimir Platonov ...“but I don’t see how a smoker can tolerate refraining from smoking in a long-distance train bound, say, for Vladivostok.”
added Jul 21, 2014 12:33

Nicotine nation: The story of Russia's addiction to the cigarette

RBTH takes a trip back in time to uncover the history of smoking in Russia and the changing attitudes to the habit - which often depended on whether the country’s ruler was a smoker or not.
Russia Beyond The Headlines (Rossiyskaya gazeta) (ru)
added Jul 18, 2014 18:23

Smoking ban one month in – what do Russians think?

New study shows that most Russians support the anti-tobacco laws but don’t think they will be effective.
Russia Beyond The Headlines (Rossiyskaya gazeta) (ru)
added Jul 18, 2014 18:20
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