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UP IN SMOKE Vladimir Putin announces plan to ban smoking in Russia by stopping anybody born after 2015 from EVER buying cigarettes

Under plans to rid Russia of the demon weed once and for all, anyone born after 2015 would be banned from buying cigarettes. In fact it will be deemed as bad as buying illegal drugs. But while Putin‘s measures seem harsh, desperate measures are perhaps
The Sun (uk)
added Jan 11, 2017 13:09
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Russian Ministry Airs Drastic Proposals To Snuff Out Smoking

The Russian Health Ministry on January 9 proposed a blanket ban on the sale of cigarettes to anyone born after 2014 -- even when they reach the current legal smoking age of 18. The ban would thus take effect in distant 2033, when President Vladimir Puti
Radio Free Europe
added Jan 11, 2017 13:09
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[Russia] Putin wants to eradicate smoking in a generation

Anyone born after 2015 would be banned from buying cigarettes under long-term plans to eradicate smoking in Russia. The health ministry proposal would make the country the first to introduce such a strategy to phase out tobacco. Similar policies have be
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 10, 2017 17:01
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[Russia, Washington] Quad article helped direct career path From Mansfield to Moscow: A Fulbright scholar's odyssey

Mansfield High School graduate, and Fulbright Scholar, Katherine Schroeder, 23, is in Russia...researching her Master's thesis topic that will focus on recent Russian health policy changes designed to discourage the practice of smoking. "They are applyin
Quad City (WA) Herald
added Dec 31, 2016 17:19
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The price of cigarettes in Russia may double in 2017

according to a document from the Interior Ministry seen by Izvestia daily. “The current excise rate of 1680 rubles ($27.5) per thousand cigarettes is due to be increased up to 2123 rubles ($35). From there, the price of a pack may cost 220 rubles,” the do
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Dec 21, 2016 19:11
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THE REAL LIFE HUNGER GAMES Sick rules for bonkers new Russian reality TV show allow contestants to ‘fight, rape and MURDER each other’

A BRUTAL Russian reality show allowing “fighting, murder and rape” will see contestants armed with knives and dumped in the Siberian wilderness...The shocking rules say: “Everything is allowed. Fighting, alcohol, murder, rape, smoking, anything.”
The Sun (uk)
added Dec 15, 2016 19:53
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Kyrgyzstan imports cigarettes mainly from Kazakhstan, Russia ($$)

Kyrgyzstan imported 1,300 tons of cigarettes and cigars for $10...
AKIpress (kg)
added Dec 13, 2016 03:01
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Anti-tobacco social campaign lowers number of smokers in Russia by 25%

The number of smokers in Russia has dropped by a quarter from 41% to 31% from the total number of smokers since Russia launched its anti-tobacco campaign early in 2009, Oleg Salagay, Director of the Russian Health Ministry’s Public Health and Communicatio
TASS (ru)
added Dec 13, 2016 02:56
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Britain's Imperial Brands to shut Russian tobacco factory

will shut one of its two Russian factories in January, it said on Tuesday, citing increased taxes and the impact of changes to sales regulations. The closure also comes as the company accelerates a cost-cutting drive in an increasingly competitive indust
Reuters
added Nov 29, 2016 21:45
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[Russia] State Duma lawmaker proposes ban on vape smoking in parks

Chernyshov (LDPR) has drafted a bill that would prohibit vape smoking in pedestrian and promenade areas including parks and cycle zones, RIA Novosti reported Tuesday. The bill also stipulates ban on selling electronic cigarettes to minors. Vapes became
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:59
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