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[Russia] Fines for anti-tobacco law violations amount to $1.5 million in 2016

In total 9,500 persons were fined. Since November 2013, about 40,000 violators have subjected to administrative liability including 4,200 companies...The antismoking law, which bans smoking in public, in particular in government buildings, healthcare and
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Oct 31, 2016 15:46
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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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[Asia, China] VIDEO: Interview with Russian Minister of Healthcare

Russia’s Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova is one of the leading faces at this week’s Global Conference on Health Promotion...it’s her fight against the tobacco industry that has pushed her furthest into the limelight… especially with Shanghai’s new ba
CCTV International (CCTV-9)
added Nov 24, 2016 00:57
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[Russia] Casino chimp dies young after aping gamblers’ vices ($$)

A captive chimpanzee that started smoking and drinking heavily after being pushed into a life of vice at a casino has died at the age of 24 in a Russian zoo. Keepers at Gelendzhik safari park on the Black Sea coast had to spend months weaning the chimp,
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 4, 2016 16:16
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[Russia] Roulette wheel-spinning chimp dies aged just 24 after becoming addicted to alcohol and cigarettes

John the Chimp dies of heart attack after being forced into vices at Russian casino.
IBTimes (uk)
added Nov 4, 2016 16:09
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Russians don't cut down on cigarettes but learn to avoid no-smoking areas - poll

The number of smokers in Russia has not declined over the past year. A third of the country's population still smoke (34 percent now vs. 35 percent in 2014), the All-Russia Public Opinion Study Center (VTsIOM) has said.
TASS (ru)
added Jun 16, 2015 20:51
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[Russia] VIDEO: Shocking moment woman's car explodes after she lights a cigarette while driving

The Mirror (uk)
added May 15, 2015 09:49
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[Czech Republic, Russia] Czech President Breaks Ranks With Moscow Visit

the Kremlin leader also took an interest in Zeman’s health, telling the notorious chain smoker to give up cigarettes, after Zeman and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov were caught puffing away during their one-on-one session.
Radio Free Europe
added May 11, 2015 15:22
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[Russia] Wall Street Analyst: Global Noose Tightening on Big Tobacco

Writing in Forbes, analyst Charles Sizemore concludes, "Though enforcement varies from country to country, there is really no such thing as a 'tobacco friendly' country anymore. Everywhere you look, the noose is getting tighter."
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 20, 2013 00:27
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[Armenia, Canada, Russia] Grand Tobacco cleared of any wrongdoing in Philip Morris lawsuit

The Armenian-Canadian Grand Tobacco Company had addressed the State Commission for Protection of Economic Competition of Armenia stating they encountered obstacles in selling their products in Russia.
Armenpress (Armenian News Agency) (am)
added Apr 13, 2017 11:13
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