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[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

[USA] Russian Health Expert Says Obama Needs to Stop Chewing Gum

Russia's former chief sanitary inspector, Gennady Onishchenko, on Monday offered some unsolicited advice to U.S. President Barack Obama: Don't chew gum; eat sunflower seeds. "It's rude to chew gum. To see any person — let alone the head of a state,
Moscow Times
added Nov 18, 2014 11:08

Pussy Riot: Russian Prisoners Are 'Treated Like Cattle' And Casually Beat Up

The pair, who launched a prison reform project and a media website, Mediazona...said that....female inmates caught smoking are punished by being forced to dig a huge symbolic grave to drop their cigarette in
Business Insider
added Nov 14, 2014 22:36

[Russia] JOHNSON: The WHO’s secret tobacco tax

Shortly after the media was removed from the convention, the U.N.’s health agency secretly passed the world’s first ever global tax — an outrageous scheme requiring nearly 180 countries to apply a minimum tax...Every country that cherishes and protects t
Washington Times
added Nov 14, 2014 17:08

[China] Russia’s demographic and public health challenges

Russia and China are world leaders in smoking, but while in Russia women are heavy smokers by world standards only 2% of Chinese women smoke. It is estimated that between 350,000 and 400,000 people die each year in Russia due to smoking-related diseases.
Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Nov 12, 2014 11:41

Russian lawmaker to initiate a bill banning to sell tobacco to persons younger than 21

Sergei Poddubny, the first deputy chairman of the committee for physical culture, sport and youth affairs of the Russian State Duma lower parliament house, the initiator of the stricter ban, also plans to raise the issue of poor performance of the curren
added Nov 8, 2014 14:56

[Russia] State Duma to Raise Legal Age of Purchasing Tobacco to 21

The Russian State Duma is considering raising the minimum age at which people may purchase tobacco products legally from 18 to 21 years old, Sergei Poddubny, first Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Physical Culture, Sports and Youth Affairs in the lower
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Nov 6, 2014 10:26

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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