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Government: Russians Smoking, Drinking Less Thanks to Putin

Only 28.3 percent of adult Russians smoked in 2013, down from 33.7 percent in 2008, according to the report, citing data provided by the State Statistics Service.
Moscow Times
added Mar 30, 2015 12:18

Angry Russian manicurist files nails of stripper until they bleed, suit claims

Maria Lomovskikh, 20, says she has lost modeling jobs because her hands are disfigured from a Russian manicurist who filed her nails...."I have lost three jobs... I have been told that I will not be able to model lingerie or cigarettes again
New York Daily News
added Mar 20, 2015 13:09

Russian Federation launches largest social media campaign in the last 3 years to curb tobacco use

the largest anti-tobacco social media campaign in Russia in the last 3 years. It is running as a display on 1000 billboards and 3000 street posters, and is supported by a video... This campaign is another example of the serious efforts of the country to t
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 19, 2015 20:28

[Belarus, Germany, Poland, Russia] Bark to the drawing board! Crooks are caught out after trying to smuggle cigarettes out of Ukraine by hiding them in hollowed out tree trunks

Russian smugglers came up with an original way to bring cigarettes into the West by hiding thousands of them inside hollowed out tree trunks. The cigarettes had been manufactured in Belarus and were heading to the address of a private company in Poland f
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 18, 2015 12:56

Don’t smoke and drive: Russian NGO seeks tougher traffic smoking rules

The Russian Youth Union NGO appealed to the head of the State Duma Transport Committee, Yevgeniy Moskvichev, with a request to add another article in the Russian Traffic Code that would ban smoking when driving. The activists noted in their letter that
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Mar 11, 2015 11:32

Russian smokers down 17% since 2013

On the 2-year anniversary of Russia's historic tobacco control law, the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation reported encouraging prevalence numbers. The number of smokers in Russia has fallen by about 17% since the adoption of tobacco control le
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 9, 2015 10:31

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
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