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The casualties of Russia's decline

there are several individual companies...for whom Russia's decline is very bad news indeed.... Philip Morris, which sells almost a quarter of all cigarettes in Russia, has seen its shares decimated in the past month.
BBC Online
added Dec 19, 2014 02:49

[Russia] Nikkei rises on hopes of dovish Fed; Japan Tobacco tumbles

Japan Tobacco, which is highly exposed to crisis-hit Russia, dived 7.8 percent on heavy volume and contributed a hefty negative 10 points to the Nikkei. It was the fourth most traded stock by turnover.
added Dec 18, 2014 00:02

Longer working hours for tobacco-addicted civil servants in Russia's south

Government employees who fancy a cigarette or two while on duty will have to stay longer hours in the office, a local senior official in southern Russia announced. Working smokers will also be signed up for mandatory out of office activities more often.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Dec 5, 2014 17:12

[Russia] Local Companies Get Greener

Japan Tobacco International's Petro factory, for instance, introduced a $2.5 million biological/chemical scrubber at its local plant which helps to purify atmospheric emissions, a $2.3 million innovation that eliminates the tobacco smell created during t
St. Petersburg Times (ru)
added Dec 3, 2014 04:41

Eurasian Customs Union of Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belarus to implement regulations on the packaging and labeling of tobacco products from 2017

as of January 2017 strong, uniform packaging policies will be in place in three countries covering 170 million people in our Region. In addition Armenia and Kyrgyzstan will also implement those regulations once they attain full membership of the Customs
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 1, 2014 13:29

Russian lawmakers consider banning snus

a bill to the State Duma to prohibit the retail and wholesale trade of sucking tobacco (snus). ... would introduce fines of between 2,000 and 4,000 rubles ($43-$86) for individuals, 7,000 to 12,000 rubles ($150-$260) for officials, and 40,000 to 60,000 r
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Dec 1, 2014 13:26

[Russia] 62-Year-Old Mickey Rourke Wins Propaganda Boxing Match in Moscow

"Before, when I fought 18 years ago, I smoked, I didn't run, I got by on my natural ability," he told journalists ...inspired him to take on the challenge of returning to the ring. "I went to the gym and I was terrible: smoking, you know, drinking," Rou
Business Insider
added Nov 30, 2014 23:59

[Australia, Canada, Russia, UK, USA] 3 Things Altria Dividend Stock Investors Need To Know (MO)

investors might wonder how much more Altria can hike prices before adversely impacting demand. To better understand the situation, let's compare U.S. cigarette prices and smoking rates to some other major markets:
Motley Fool
added Nov 21, 2014 01:30

[Russia] ‘Smoker riots’ possible as cigarette prices rise again

At the end of his piece, which was largely devoted to matters other than tobacco, Eremenko said that the State Duma last week had approved a new increase in tobacco excise tax, the second in two years. Quoting a Kommersant newspaper story, he said that c
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 19, 2014 15:56

10 Kremlin Moves That Hurt Russia's Economy

new increase in tobacco excise tax...the hike may prove to be the final straw...In a country where the average salary is 22,000 rubles ($460) and half of the male population is smoking, "smoker riots" are undesirable but possible.
Moscow Times
added Nov 18, 2014 16:33
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