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All women under 40 could be banned from smoking in Russia

Women who look under the age of 40 could now be asked for their ID when buying tobacco And mothers with young children would also be forbidden to buy tobacco under the proposals from Communist MPs. Shop assistants will be empowered to ask women for the
The [London, UK] Express
added Feb 25, 2015 14:50

[Russia] Законопроект № 542949-6 [The bill № 542949-6 On amendments to some legislative acts in order to protect mothers and children from the effects of the consequences of tobacco consumption IS UNDER CONSIDERATION]

Russian State Duma (ru)
added Feb 25, 2015 14:42

Russian Lawmakers Propose Banning Women Under 40 from Smoking

The draft law, authored by two Duma deputies from the Communist Party, says allowing women of childbearing age to smoke cigarettes poses a national security threat to Russia. “Female smoking,” the legislation’s explanatory note says, “harms the body’s re
Global Voices (nl)
added Feb 25, 2015 14:25

BAT eyes improving volumes, sees Russia setback

EARNINGS FORECAST: Net income of 3.76 billion pounds ($5.83 billion) is the consensus forecast of six analysts from a survey by Dow Jones Newswires, compared with GBP3.90 billion reported a year earlier.
CBS MarketWatch
added Feb 25, 2015 13:15

Russia considering banning women under 40 from smoking in case it harms their babies – even if they don't intend to have children

Shopkeepers empowered to ask for passports as proof of age / Rules would not apply to men with or without children
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 25, 2015 09:55

Number of Russian Smokers Down 17% Since 2013

"The level of compliance with the [smoking] bans remains high, exceeding 90 percent," Health Ministry spokesman Oleg Salagai said in comments carried by Interfax. He added that smoking scenes in the country's most popular television series have become a
Moscow Times
added Feb 23, 2015 13:30

[USA] Russian punk band Pussy Riot release I Can't Breathe, inspired by Eric Garner

The video also includes a mordant visual reference to the “Russian Spring”. (An abandoned packet of Russian Spring brand cigarettes lies on the ground; ... afterwards the figures toss away a smoking cigarette.
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 18, 2015 10:20

Russia eyes TV ad liberalisation

Russia may make far-reaching changes to its advertising legislation in order to alleviate the effects of the economic crisis... these could include ... the reintroduction of tobacco and alcohol commercials
Broadband TV News (uk)
added Feb 2, 2015 13:35

Tombstones of the Russian Mafia

Etchings and sculptures of shady looking men in designer suits and leather jackets adorn the tombstones of Russia’s fallen mobsters... The life-sized tombstones are embellished with portraits of the tattooed, cigarette smoking gangsters
Sunday World (ie)
added Feb 2, 2015 13:31

[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
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