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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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[Russia] MTS bags British American Tobacco for cloud IT deal

MTS has revealed British American Tobacco’s Russian subsidiary is one of the first customers to have signed up for its new cloud offering. The operator said it had successfully transferred BAT Russia’s IT systems to its #CloudMTS service in Moscow.
European Communications (uk)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:05
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House fire kills five in Russia

“On the eve of the tragedy, one of the brothers received a pension for the first time and decided to celebrate this with his friends. Most likely, they fell asleep after drinking, and discarded cigarettes caused the fire. At the same time, seven people p
Azeri-Press Agency (APA) (az)
added Oct 9, 2017 21:04
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[Russia] GOLDBERG: How PR firms created “dialogue” structure used by cancer groups and tobacco clients

I reported Shandwick’s dual role—representing RJR and ACS...Thanks to Seffrin’s policy, those Edelman folks lost their ACS gig before you could say “It’s so good to be Kool.” And that is the legacy Seffrin has now so publicly, so dramatically set adrift.
The Cancer Letter
added Oct 7, 2017 03:14
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[Europe] Russia may raise prices on cigarettes to EU level

Experts from the Eurasian Tobacco Coalition sent a request to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to bring excises on cigarettes to the level of the EU.
Pravda Online
added Sep 14, 2017 00:53
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[Estonia] These Cigarette Smugglers Are On The Frontlines Of Russia’s Spy Wars

Russia is recruiting smugglers on its western frontier to work as spies and informants in an attempt to destabilize its neighbor Estonia, a gateway to the European Union and NATO, a BuzzFeed News investigation can reveal. At least five men have been arre
BuzzFeed
added Sep 14, 2017 00:52
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[Russia, UK] My life in Pussy Riot

Alyokhina, sitting cross-legged and barefoot, is chain-smoking in a grassy square..Alyokhina, a youthful-looking 29-year-old who still has to show ID to buy her two packs of cigarettes a day, rolls her eyes and lets loose one of her infectious laughs.
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 9, 2017 17:43
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Life Expectancy in Russia Reaches 72 Years for First Time

In 2015, the OECD attributed Russia's slow increase in life expectancy to “the impact of the economic transition in the 1990s and a rise in risk-increasing behavior among men,” including heavy drinking and smoking.
Moscow Times (ru)
added Aug 15, 2017 17:00
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[Russia] Medvedev’s healthy lifestyle 2.0: It’s time to say goodbye to vaping and hookah lounges?

The Ministry of Health of Russia is going to ban vapes, hookahs, to dissuade women from abortion, to force everyone to give up smoking and start doing sports – these are the tasks listed in the priority project to develop a healthy lifestyle approved by
Realnoe Vremya (ru)
added Aug 11, 2017 15:56
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Russian Heath Ministry to ban vaping and hookah smoking

"The general idea of the bill, which is being developed in the ministry, is that the use of vaping should be regulated the same way as the use of conventional cigarettes. Today, a great deal of adolescents use both hookahs and vaping devices, and all this
Pravda Online
added Aug 9, 2017 23:59
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