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[Australia] Circle on Cavill, Surfers Paradise price plunge for Russian billionaire

The tobacco king Sergey Katsiev sold his 48th floor Circle on Cavill penthouse for $3.2 million to a wealthy Australian investor. But he's $2.25 million out of pocket.... He has a $1.6 billion tobacco fortune, according to Forbes magazine which says Kat
Property Observer (au)
added Jul 25, 2014 11:27
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[Belarus, Eastern Europe, Russia, Ukraine] 10 countries where people smoke the most

Nearly 20% of the world’s adult population smokes cigarettes, according to TobaccoAtlas.org. Smokers consumed nearly 5.9 trillion cigarettes in 2009 (the year for which the most recent data is available) — representing a 13% increase in cigarette consump
CBS MarketWatch
added Jul 22, 2014 12:38
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Speaker of Moscow legislature says Russia’s anti-tobacco law is too harsh

“The law’s goal is not to catch and punish smokers but to demonstrate that smoking is a bad habit,” Vladimir Platonov ...“but I don’t see how a smoker can tolerate refraining from smoking in a long-distance train bound, say, for Vladivostok.”
ITAR-TASS (ru)
added Jul 21, 2014 12:33
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Nicotine nation: The story of Russia's addiction to the cigarette

RBTH takes a trip back in time to uncover the history of smoking in Russia and the changing attitudes to the habit - which often depended on whether the country’s ruler was a smoker or not.
Russia Beyond The Headlines (Rossiyskaya gazeta) (ru)
added Jul 18, 2014 18:23
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Smoking ban one month in – what do Russians think?

New study shows that most Russians support the anti-tobacco laws but don’t think they will be effective.
Russia Beyond The Headlines (Rossiyskaya gazeta) (ru)
added Jul 18, 2014 18:20
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[Russia] AUDIO: Owners of office spaces feel the affect of tobacco ban

Analysts say companies could save lots of money if they organize special zones for smoking, thus reducing the time employees waste on the bad habit. Another area at threat is retail space, mostly large-scale shopping malls. Most experts stick to the view
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Jul 18, 2014 18:10
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[Russia] Press Releases - Laffer's International Tobacco Taxation Handbook Gives Roadmap to Optimize Tax Revenues

As excise taxes become increasingly important throughout the world, Dr. Arthur Laffer today released his international tobacco tax handbook, cautioning that "one size does not fit all" in tobacco tax policy and offering governments practical examples and
ITAR-TASS (ru)
added Jul 18, 2014 18:09
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AUDIO: Smoking statistics rather alarming in Russia

76 percent of Russia's population - both smokers and non-smokers - welcome the idea of banning smoking in all public places. This probably means that Russian society is ready to deal with the smoking issue. Experts say it won't take long for people to get
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Jul 18, 2014 16:13
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Russians buy less alcohol and cigarettes

In June 2014, the turnover of trade in food, beverages and tobacco decreased by 1.2 percent compared to the previous year - to 994.2 billion rubles.
Pravda Online
added Jul 17, 2014 17:51
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[Russia] AUDIO: Hotels are adjusting to ban on smoking

Statistics say that in the weeks since Russia's ban on smoking in eateries went into effect at the start of last month, restaurant and bar revenues have dropped by up to 20 percent. The data might also be worrisome for hotel owners. Apart from being one
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Jul 16, 2014 09:12
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