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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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“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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[Russia] COP6 broke new ground on tobacco taxation, implementation

COP6 was two years ago. Refresh your memory of what happened there by reading the front-page article from the Bulletin at FCTC COP6: It’s not over till the last round of clapping, but delegates to COP6 already have a lot to be proud of.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 5, 2016 13:58
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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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Chimp dies aged 24 after being made to smoke and drink at casino in Russia

The chimp, named John, took up the bad habits after being offered whiskey and cigarettes by punters while he worked spinning roulette wheels at Kosmos casino in Moscow. In a bid to save the monkey’s life, John was transferred to Glendzhik safari park on
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Nov 4, 2016 16:08
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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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'Leviathan' Director Says Russian Censorship Is "Rampant"

"Plainly speaking, if the government believes that smoking is harmful for people's health, it has the right to say that no one should smoke in a movie it is funding," Peskov was quoted as saying by news agency RIA Novosti.
Hollywood Reporter
added Oct 28, 2016 17:06
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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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[Finland] Stricter cigarette import laws see spike in overnight stays in Russia

Tobacco tourists heading to Russia are setting up with mobile homes and caravans, according to Customs officials, after new legislation that took effect in mid-August requires Finns to spend at least 24 hours outside Finland before they can import tobacc
YLE24 (fi)
added Oct 25, 2016 19:17
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