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Anti-smoking bill bogged down as Russia marks intl non-smoking day

Russia’s State Duma has pushed back the bill to completely ban smoking in public places – right on the day the world is promoting non-smoking lifestyle.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Jun 13, 2012 13:47
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Rowdy Passenger Tied Up on Russia-Bound Flight From Hong

In a similar incident on April 29, a male passenger on board a Kazan-Moscow flight locked himself up in a lavatory after flight attendants asked him to stop smoking and return to his seat. The man then shattered the lavatory mirror and started a brawl. H
Sputnik (ru)
added Jul 21, 2015 12:53
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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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[Africa, Russia, South America/Caribbean] Malawi farmers’ livelihood to go up in smoke as Chile bans public puffing

"We're very concerned with the smoking ban in Chile, in Russia and other countries have also proposed similar bans,” Malawi’s Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) chief executive officer Bruce Munthali told The Nation newspaper. “Tobacco farmers as any othe
MaraviPost.com (mw)
added Apr 6, 2013 05:11
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100,000 sign petition against smoking ban in Russia

calling Russian lawmakers to backpedal on the smoking ban. Also, restaurants and bars have found a way to partially avoid the ban that’s due to come into effect on June 1. The Association of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers of Russia that unites over 3,000 fo
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added May 17, 2014 20:37
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Four country case studies now available in Russian language

Tobacco control in practice is a series of country case studies illustrating the implementation of various articles of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). These documents are now also available in Russian and focus on a specific a
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 1, 2015 12:15
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[Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia] No agreement on unified excise duties on tobacco, alcohol in Customs Union yet

Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan have not yet come to an agreement on the unified excise duties on tobacco and alcohol, Deputy Finance Minister Dmitry Kiyko told a press conference hosted by BelTA on 25 April. According to the official, as a rule
Belarusian Telegraph Agency (BelTA) (by)
added Apr 25, 2014 14:41
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VIDEO: Bloomberg Imperial Tobacco Sees Growth in Italy, Germany, Russia

Cooper says the company sees "great opportunities" in Italy, Germany, Russia and China. She spoke with Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde as the largest U.K. cigarette maker said it will start paying quarterly dividends after
Bloomberg News
added May 6, 2015 20:58
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Nearly Half of Russian Adults Are Chronically Ill, Health Ministry Says

The Health Ministry was able to put a positive spin on its report, noting the decrease in the number of Russians who smoke and the decline in overall alcohol... the number of non-smokers in Russia rose to 65 percent in 2014, up from 58 percent in 2013.
Moscow Times (ru)
added Apr 22, 2015 18:10
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[Armenia, Eastern Europe, Russia] EEU member states to harmonize excise taxes on alcohol and tobacco products

Members of the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) will adopt a decision before the end of 2015 to harmonize excise duties on alcohol and tobacco products, Timur Suleimenov, a Eurasian Economic Commission minister for finance policies, told a Eurasia
ARKA NEWS AGENCY (am)
added Oct 22, 2015 19:00
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