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Russia FinMin sees 10 pct alcohol, tobacco tax hikes from 2016

Russia's Finance Ministry proposes to raise excise duties on alcohol and tobacco at a slower pace after 2015 compared to the planned rate for the next three years, the Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Shatalov said on Tuesday.
added Oct 16, 2012 10:18

Mitt Romney Lined His Pockets Pimping Big Tobacco In Russia

Here's a question to ponder: If one belongs to a religion that bans smoking, should one participate in helping tobacco companies profit from emerging markets? Is there a moral question that has to be answered before undertaking that project?
Crooks & Liars (blog)
added Oct 12, 2012 16:25

[Russia] Jason Linkins: Mitt Romney's Bain & Company Timeline: Let's Get It Straight, Shall We?

She caps it off thusly: "Perhaps Cherkis and Carter have direct evidence that Mitt was actually controlling things while she was nominally in charge, but if so, I don't think they made it clear in the article." Well, golly, let's make it all clear, then
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 11, 2012 15:49

[USA] Romney's Bain Capital made millions from tobacco business in Russia in 90s

An investigation into Republican Mitt Romney's Bain Capital tobacco work has found that the consulting firm helped Philip Morris, which is America's leading cigarette manufacturer, increase its revenues in the U.S., and aided two other tobacco titans as t
Newstrack India (in)
added Oct 10, 2012 05:29

[Estonia, Russia] Duty-Free Allowances on Border Could Become Weekly Limits

Officials plan to tighten up the rules on duty-free allowances for cigarettes and alcohol on Estonia's border with Russia.
Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Oct 9, 2012 03:10

How Russia’s Anti-Tobacco Laws Will Impact Philip Morris

This does not bode well for the tobacco companies considering that Russia is one of their largest markets
added Sep 6, 2012 02:25

Russia to ban open sale of cigarettes

Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added May 21, 2012 05:58

THE REAL LIFE HUNGER GAMES Sick rules for bonkers new Russian reality TV show allow contestants to ‘fight, rape and MURDER each other’

A BRUTAL Russian reality show allowing “fighting, murder and rape” will see contestants armed with knives and dumped in the Siberian wilderness...The shocking rules say: “Everything is allowed. Fighting, alcohol, murder, rape, smoking, anything.”
The Sun (uk)
added Dec 15, 2016 19:53

Anti-tobacco social campaign lowers number of smokers in Russia by 25%

The number of smokers in Russia has dropped by a quarter from 41% to 31% from the total number of smokers since Russia launched its anti-tobacco campaign early in 2009, Oleg Salagay, Director of the Russian Health Ministry’s Public Health and Communicatio
TASS (ru)
added Dec 13, 2016 02:56

[Cuba, Russia] ‘I have a heart of steel’: Fidel Castro’s most memorable quotes

“I reached the conclusion long ago that the one last sacrifice I must make for [Cuban] public health is to stop smoking. I haven't really missed it that much,” 1985, upon announcing he had stopped smoking cigars.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Nov 26, 2016 16:40
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