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More than half of the world’s cancer victims live in India, Russia or China

What are the three countries doing to combat the disease? Not enough, according to a major new study. Medical journal, the Lancet Oncology, has just published a number of articles on the topic, to be published at a Commission examining the challenges to
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added Apr 12, 2014 14:43

Deaths from ischemic stroke due to tobacco smoking in China, India and Russia more than for all the world's other countries combined

New research published in Global Heart shows that deaths from ischaemic stroke (IS) due to tobacco use in China, India, and Russia together are higher than the total for all the world's other countries combined. The research is by Dr Derrick Bennett, Nuf
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Apr 8, 2014 10:22

Russia’s Donskoy Tabak Said to Work With JPMorgan to Find Buyer

Donskoy Tabak, Russia’s largest independent tobacco company, is working with JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) to help it find a buyer amid a government crackdown on smoking, according to people familiar with the matter.
Bloomberg News
added Mar 29, 2014 11:24

[Brazil, China, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia] Study: Most children in 6 countries know little of smoking warnings

Most children interviewed in Brazil, China, India, Nigeria, Pakistan and Russia knew little about cigarette health warning labels ... only 38 percent of 2,423 5- and 6-year-old children in the six countries studied had any awareness of warning labels curr
added Feb 28, 2014 04:44

Why Russian Men Don’t Live as Long

The probability that a Russian man will die before he turns 55 is 25 percent. Russia’s life expectancy is exceptionally low compared with that in other developed countries.
New York Times
added Feb 18, 2014 00:48

[Russia] Shape Up Sochi - The Daily Fix

“Every cigarette shortens a smoker’s life by 12-14 minutes.” Prokopyev, a former smoker, has been pressing that message for months in Sochi, campaigning for a smoke-free ordinance that the city recently adopted. Snuffing out the habit here is no easy fe
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Feb 16, 2014 18:16

Smoke-free Sochi showcases Russia's tobacco control effort ($$)

n one important respect the event seems to be shaping into a resounding success: the XXII Olympic Winter ...
The Lancet (uk)
added Feb 16, 2014 18:14

[Russia] World Lung Foundation Urges Enforcement of Smokefree Environment at 2014 Winter Olympics

World Lung Foundation provided technical support for two informational campaigns to publicize the harms of tobacco and promote the smoke-free policy. Both have been running on television, radio, billboards, posters, in print and on public transportation
World Lung Foundation
added Feb 16, 2014 18:12

The Russian Federation aims for smoke-free Winter Games – new tobacco control measures are showing effects

Sochi is a member of the Alliance of Smoke-free Cities Initiative in Russia. During the tobacco-free Olympic Games smoking will be forbidden in all Olympic and Paralympic venues, including all bars and restaurants in the Olympic park. No tobacco products
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Feb 16, 2014 18:10

No Beer, No Smokes: Olympic Spirit Challenges Old Russian Habits

In Moscow, you can smoke by the bathrooms of the Bolshoi Theater, not to mention in restaurants and bars. But in Sochi’s Olympic Village, smoking inside is prohibited, and a pack of cigarettes is far more difficult to find than a pair of stray dogs.
TIME Magazine
added Feb 16, 2014 18:07
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