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[Russia] BURGHARDT: Psychopathic Anti-Tobacco Killer!

The woman was on a rant of how cigarettes kill people and the tobacco vendor was therefore a murderer. The three of us kind of shook our heads and continued on our way when all of a sudden this woman reaches out and violently raps me across the forearm,
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Jul 17, 2012 07:45

Russian Railways in Smoking Crackdown, Privatization Freeze

Russian Railways President Vladimir Yakunin told journalists in Sochi on Thursday that the company would work toward a total ban on smoking on suburban trains.
Moscow Times (ru)
added Jun 18, 2012 09:24

Ombudsman: Some 40% of all tobacco products sold in Russia are counterfeit

"According to most cautious estimates, the share of illegal products has already reached 35-40 percent, which deals a serious blow to the budget of the Russian Federation, not to mention the quality of the falsified products and the scope of illegal prod
Russia Beyond The Headlines (Rossiyskaya gazeta) (ru)
added May 25, 2017 01:19

Philip Morris reports 5.7% decline of Russian sales amid shrinking market

reported a 5.7% decline in sales on the Russian market in 2016, compared to 2015. In total, the company sold 79.65 million cigarettes in Russia last year, against 84.4 million in 2015. "For the full year, the estimated total cigarette market decreased by
TASS (ru)
added Feb 3, 2017 03:26

[Russia] Tobacco Firms Call on Putin to Keep Cigarettes Cheap

Russia's tobacco companies sent a letter to President Putin imploring him to oppose a parliamentary initiative to set a minimum price on tobacco products.
St. Petersburg Times (ru)
added Oct 27, 2014 10:03

How Is Philip Morris Doing In Russia?

Philip Morris and its rival Japan Tobacco had each picked up a 20% stake in the large Russian cigarette distributor Megapolis in December 2013. Japan Tobacco, with its signature brand Winston, has a 36% share of the Russian cigarette market, roughly 10 pe
added Sep 30, 2014 14:53

Dumb in the Duma? Shock in Russia Over Lawmakers' 'Absurd' Bills

Russian lawmakers insist though that they are deadly serious. Ivan Nikitchuk, a Communist Party deputy, vigorously defended his bill to ban smoking for women under 40 and in the presence of children under 14. "We don't want to ban everything," the 70-y
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Jun 25, 2014 21:46

Russian Woman Kills Son by Forcing Him to Eat Tobacco

A woman in the republic of Buryatia faces manslaughter charges for inadvertently killing her 13-year-old son by forcing him to swallow chewing tobacco. ... the boy's parents had wanted to punish him after repeatedly discovering chewing tobacco in his pos
Moscow Times (ru)
added May 28, 2014 01:17

[Russia] High taxes and other weapons against the army of smokers

, it's really hard to escape from smoking slavery, says the president of the Russian Public Health Association and coordinator of Tobacco-Free Russia coalition Andrey Demin. "Tobacco causes a drug-like addiction, it's a fact, so people get trapped very q
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Jan 10, 2014 11:43

WHO to make Russians smoke cigarette butts

Smoking in Russia may soon become an extremely costly activity. ... Black market is the main argument of the opponents of raising excise taxes on tobacco products. Indeed, the threat of growth of uncontrolled market of tobacco products is extremely high
Pravda Online
added Jun 17, 2013 12:38
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