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Russian Parliament Considers Revising Smoking Ban in Airports, Train Stations

revising the country’s anti-smoking laws, which would reintroduce smoking rooms and special outdoor smoking areas in the country’s airports and train stations, Rossiyskaya Gazeta has reported.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Oct 29, 2014 13:18
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[Russia, UK] RIDLEY: WHO huffs and puffs as ebola takes a grip ($$)

In fighting e-cigarettes, the World Health Organisation is protecting tobacco and ignoring a far greater threat
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 29, 2014 09:56
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[Russia] Tobacco Firms Call on Putin to Keep Cigarettes Cheap

Russia's tobacco companies sent a letter to President Putin imploring him to oppose a parliamentary initiative to set a minimum price on tobacco products.
St. Petersburg Times (ru)
added Oct 27, 2014 10:03
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[Russia] Oman favours tobacco tax

A range of lifesaving policies for public health have been adopted at the five-day meeting of the Sixth Conference of Parties which concluded recently in Moscow, Russia. More than 1,500 delegates from various countries, including Oman, took part in the c
Times of Oman (om)
added Oct 27, 2014 10:02
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[Russia] WHO hosts £1 million anti-tobacco conference in Moscow despite being low on Ebola fund

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently hosted an extravagant £1 million conference in Moscow to discuss tobacco control policies, even as it complained about being low on funds to tackle the deadly Ebola in West Africa.
ANI (in)
added Oct 26, 2014 20:19
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[Russia] EDITORIAL: Tobacco neo-Prohibitionists at the U.N.

The global prohibitionists won't rest with a cigarette tax. They're not interested in good health so much as controlling the lives of everyone.
Washington Times
added Oct 26, 2014 20:17
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Russian Tobacco Firms Call on Putin to Keep Cigarettes Cheap

Russia's tobacco companies sent a letter to President Putin imploring him to oppose a parliamentary initiative to set a minimum price on tobacco products.
Moscow Times
added Oct 24, 2014 18:14
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[Russia] Observers, Press Kicked Out of United Nations Tobacco Conference in Moscow

The following is a statement by Jeff Stier, head of the National Center's Risk Analysis Division and one of the observers who was prevented by FCTC officials and Russian security personnel from observing the deliberations. Shame on you, Framework Convent
The National Center for Public Policy Research
added Oct 23, 2014 09:24
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[Russia] Increased taxes, regulation key to fighting tobacco ‘epidemic,’ says UN health agency

The implementation of higher taxes on tobacco products and greater regulation for electronic cigarettes are among the decisions passed ...underscored the passing of Article 6 – a “landmark” decision taken by delegates in an effort to reduce the global con
UN News Service
added Oct 21, 2014 14:52
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[Russia] WHO tobacco treaty makes significant progress despite mounting pressure from tobacco industry

concluded today in Moscow. Several landmark decisions were adopted in the course of the six-day session... Despite increased efforts by tobacco industry to undermine the WHO FCTC, important decisions were passed. “Parties have taken courageous steps forw
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 21, 2014 13:53
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