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[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
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[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
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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
Trefis
added Sep 6, 2012 02:25
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Russia to ban open sale of cigarettes

Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added May 21, 2012 05:58
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[Russia] Putin’s soviet anti-smoking campaign

Polls show there is 90 per cent compliance and 80 per cent approval of the new laws...It is the fact that the tobacco industry in Russia is 95 per cent foreign that has made smoking a relatively easy target...the anti-smoking movement is still heavily fun
Prospect Magazine (uk)
added Mar 24, 2016 16:19
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Beer, Cigarettes and Gasoline to cost more in Russia

This stems from the new excise tax on certain types of alcoholic beverages, cigarettes and gasoline.
International Supermarket News (uk)
added Jan 5, 2016 18:18
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Russian Smoking Crackdown Means Cigarettes Won't Return to Kiosks

The government has opposed plans to renew sales of cigarettes at Russia's newsstands, despite the pleading of print media editors who hoped tobacco would lure more people to kiosks and boost newspaper sales, the Kommersant daily reported Wednesday.
Moscow Times (ru)
added Sep 23, 2015 15:12
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[Russia] PROPOSED LAW SEEKS CIGARETTE PRICE HIKE

As the new public smoking ban in Russia to came into effect on Sunday, lawmakers also submitted a new draft law hiking the minimum price on cigarettes in the latest bid to change the country’s attitude to smoking. The new law would see a 41-percent incr
St. Petersburg Times (ru)
added Jun 4, 2014 21:12
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Lithuanian drone detained in Russia last week was used for cigarette smuggling

A Lithuanian self-made drone detained in Russia’s westernmost Kaliningrad region last week was used for smuggling cigarettes into Russia, Oleg Dzhurayev, the press service chief of the Kaliningrad border department of the Russian Federal Security service
TASS (ru)
added May 15, 2014 22:59
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Russia: Teen ex-smokers 'hooked on chewing tobacco'

Russian teenagers are quitting cigarettes - only to inadvertently get hooked on chewing tobacco, it seems. Russia has banned the sale of nas or nasvai - tobacco mixed with slaked lime and wood ash to form a pellet that, when held under the tongue, packs
BBC Online
added Oct 16, 2013 15:48
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