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“Philip Morris” hampers “Grand Tobacco” activity in Russia

the matter refers to the case currently examined in the Moscow Arbitration Court, where Philip Morris disputes the “confusing similarity” between its product with a trademark Marlboro and that of Ararat produced by Grand Tobacco.
Panorama.am (am)
added Nov 23, 2016 13:25
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Prices of Foreign Cigarettes Up 20 Percent in Russia

As a result of an increase in excise duties and the weakening of the ruble, the prices of foreign cigarettes in Russia have gone up by 20 percent over the past year, the RBC newspaper reported Tuesday. An average pack of foreign-brand cigarettes cost 85
Moscow Times (ru)
added Nov 10, 2015 17:02
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Chief of Ukraine Presidential Administration backs Russian tobacco monopoly

The chief of Ukraine’s Presidential Administration Boris Lozhkin is backing a Russian tobacco monopolist. Lozhkin openly supports the Russian tobacco company Megapolis, which monopolized 90 percent of tobacco product sales in Ukraine under former Preside
Examiner.com (National)
added Oct 9, 2015 20:53
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[Russia] Putin wants plan to channel part of tobacco taxes to healthcare assessed

Russia Beyond The Headlines (Rossiyskaya gazeta) (ru)
added Jul 30, 2013 19:04
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Cigarette Makers Wage Final Battle to Tame Russian Smoking Bill

Cigarette makers including Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) and British American Tobacco Plc (BATS) are fighting a last-ditch battle against a smoking crackdown in Russia, with three weeks left to change the government’s mind. Russia should scale ba
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Oct 10, 2012 18:18
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[Russia] A Revolutionary Attack on Tobacco: Bolshevik Antismoking Campaigns in the 1920s

Although Lenin and the Bolsheviks brought the first communist government to the world, they were not the first to attempt antitobacco legislation in Russia. Indeed, Russia had the distinction of having maintained the longest ban in the world against the w
American Journal of Public Health
added Oct 13, 2017 06:34
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Philip Morris urgently allocates $42m to its factory in Russia

intends to invest 2,49 billion rubles ($42 million) in modernization of its factory in the Leningrad region, Russia. As Construction.RU was told on Tuesday by the regional administration’s press office, this project is planned to be implemented in the pe
Construction.ru (ru)
added Jun 13, 2017 15:28
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The price of cigarettes in Russia may double in 2017

according to a document from the Interior Ministry seen by Izvestia daily. “The current excise rate of 1680 rubles ($27.5) per thousand cigarettes is due to be increased up to 2123 rubles ($35). From there, the price of a pack may cost 220 rubles,” the do
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Dec 21, 2016 19:11
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[Russia] Take action: Kick Big Tobacco out

support Dr. Vera Luiza da Costa e Silva, the head of the tobacco treaty's secretariat, in kicking Big Tobacco out of global tobacco treaty talks next week -- so that governments can institute lifesaving tobacco control measures without the tobacco industr
Corporate Accountability International
added Oct 8, 2014 06:11
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No Smoking In Russia? Tough New Antitobacco Rules Come To The Land Of Cigarettes

This Moscow street scene, circulated on the Internet in a video, illustrates the tensions between smokers and antitobacco activists as tough new legislation comes into force in Russia, the world's second-largest cigarette market. The latest provisions o
Radio Free Europe
added Jun 28, 2014 09:44
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