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[Russia] Tobacco can be grown faster -- and not just tobacco

The research team used tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) to test their proposed screening technique. To do this, they tested a total of 1,040 compounds in just two hours and identified 65 chemicals that either promoted or inhibited the growth of tobacco. Previ
EurekAlert
added Oct 26, 2016 04:31
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[Belarus, Germany, Poland, Russia] Bark to the drawing board! Crooks are caught out after trying to smuggle cigarettes out of Ukraine by hiding them in hollowed out tree trunks

Russian smugglers came up with an original way to bring cigarettes into the West by hiding thousands of them inside hollowed out tree trunks. The cigarettes had been manufactured in Belarus and were heading to the address of a private company in Poland f
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 18, 2015 12:56
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Russian smokers down 17% since 2013

On the 2-year anniversary of Russia's historic tobacco control law, the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation reported encouraging prevalence numbers. The number of smokers in Russia has fallen by about 17% since the adoption of tobacco control le
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 9, 2015 10:31
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Russian Parliament Considers Revising Smoking Ban in Airports, Train Stations

revising the country’s anti-smoking laws, which would reintroduce smoking rooms and special outdoor smoking areas in the country’s airports and train stations, Rossiyskaya Gazeta has reported.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Oct 29, 2014 13:18
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[Russia] Oman favours tobacco tax

A range of lifesaving policies for public health have been adopted at the five-day meeting of the Sixth Conference of Parties which concluded recently in Moscow, Russia. More than 1,500 delegates from various countries, including Oman, took part in the c
Times of Oman (om)
added Oct 27, 2014 10:02
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6% Less smokers in Russia since smoking ban entered into force

number of smokers in Russia has dropped 6 percent since the country adopted a strong tobacco control legislation last year. The opinion poll shows that that the percentage of smokers has decreased from 41 to 35 percent in the past year.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 12, 2014 11:43
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[Russia] Moscow Hookahs Lose Buzz as Tobacco Ban Hits Pipe Smoking

Vasilchuk’s Chaikona No.1 outlets no longer offer tobacco-based versions of the devices, also known as shisha, narghile or hubbly bubbly. Visitors can instead puff on steam cocktails stuffed with nicotine-free fruit mixes.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jun 27, 2014 10:41
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Russians begin to cut down on smoking

The battle against smoking, at the state level, is starting to show results. This year, the tobacco market has declined by more than 5 percent. New increased excise taxes should enhance this effect.
Russia & India Report (ru)
added Dec 5, 2013 14:10
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SHAKHRAZAROV: n Russia, there is no struggle against smoking at all

In Russia, we do not really have any struggle with smoking. They want to start with banning smoking in films. We should try and do something to demonstrate that it is necessary to quit smoking," said Shakhnazarov.
Pravda Online
added Jul 25, 2013 15:21
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Philip Morris Borrowing Costs Climb After Russia Bans Public Smoking | Fox Business

Bond investors demanded a higher yield from Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) Tuesday than the cigarette maker was granted last summer, as rising interest rates and questions about overseas tobacco sales weighed on its debt sale.
Dow Jones Newswires
added Feb 27, 2013 00:37
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