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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 (National)
added Oct 9, 2015 20:53

[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

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

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 (ru)
added Jun 13, 2017 15:28

[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

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

[Russia] Anti-smoking project Don't you care? unveils campaign with BBDO Moscow

The BBDO Moscow team created a series of posters with laconic design: all posters contain diagnoses of diseases such as lung cancer and impotence, and are printed in search box that looks like a cigarette. The agency explained: "We want to show people
The Drum (uk)
added Sep 18, 2013 08:20

Price of cigarettes in Russia to jump 50% next year

The Russian Ministry of Finance plans to raise tax on tobacco by 50% to bring it closer to European levels. The World Health Organization has suggested Russia needs a seven-fold increase by 2020. The draft legislation is to be presented to the governmen
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Jun 19, 2013 10:24

Sochi 2014 Marks New Russian Anti-smoking Law and World No Tobacco Day

The Games in Sochi will be the twelfth ones to be free from tobacco smoke, protecting over 155,000 athletes, sports delegation representatives and volunteers from the harmful effects of smoking.
PR Web
added Jun 2, 2013 10:51

[Russia] VIDEO: Tobacco Lord: Romney made millions on selling smokes to 'number-one foe'

it seems that his business history that fostered tobacco addiction there makes trading with the enemy okay.
You Tube
added Oct 15, 2012 11:35
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