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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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[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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Why Is This Russian Soldier Carrying a Gigantic Wooden “iPhone”?

smoking on duty is apparently a big no-no in the Ground Forces. As evidence, we offer this poor recruit who was forced to carry a gigantic wooden “cigarette” around all day. Kent is a European brand of cigarette, if you’re wondering.
SocialNewsDaily.com
added Jun 30, 2015 00:45
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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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Russian Federation launches largest social media campaign in the last 3 years to curb tobacco use

the largest anti-tobacco social media campaign in Russia in the last 3 years. It is running as a display on 1000 billboards and 3000 street posters, and is supported by a video... This campaign is another example of the serious efforts of the country to t
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 19, 2015 20:28
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[Russia] ‘Smoker riots’ possible as cigarette prices rise again

At the end of his piece, which was largely devoted to matters other than tobacco, Eremenko said that the State Duma last week had approved a new increase in tobacco excise tax, the second in two years. Quoting a Kommersant newspaper story, he said that c
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 19, 2014 15:56
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Smoke-free Sochi showcases Russia's tobacco control effort ($$)

n one important respect the event seems to be shaping into a resounding success: the XXII Olympic Winter ...
The Lancet (uk)
added Feb 16, 2014 18:14
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[Russia, UK] Is there death without tobacco?

the greatest success in the organization of smoking cessation aid was achieved in the UK. ... the organizer, Professor Evgeny Achkasov, stressed that a comprehensive program to promote healthy lifestyle, legislative measures to curb tobacco use, and effec
Pravda Online
added Nov 18, 2013 04:29
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How Russian lifestyles are affecting the nation's healthcare

a third of the Russian adult population currently smokes, compared with 25 per cent in the EU and 19 per cent in the US. Again, men make up the majority of the smoking population in Russia, with 46 per cent of Russian men saying they smoke compared with 2
PMLiVE (PM Group) (uk)
added Oct 7, 2013 17:30
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[Eastern Europe, Russia, Ukraine] Businessman worth $581M, Nahshon Nahshonov, Makes Donation to WWII Veterans

Nahshonov is a leader in the diamond industry and a key individual in the tobacco industry with his tobacco company "Marpela". These are only 2 examples of his accomplishments out of his impressive track record. Nahshonov is also the proud owner of a hote
PR Newswire
added May 13, 2013 14:52
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