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For Trump, Three Decades of Chasing Deals in Russia

in 1996. Mr. Trump and Liggett-Ducat, an American tobacco company that owned property in Moscow, wanted to build a high-end residential development near an old Russian Olympic stadium. As they prepared to meet with officials in Moscow, they needed sketche
New York Times
added Jan 16, 2017 22:22

Russia Plans More Stringent Tobacco Rules

If a proposal introduced by the Russian Health Ministry is adopted, Moscow will ban the sale of cigarettes to people born in 2015 and after. Tobacco kills about six million people globally each year, according to the World Health Organization, and 300,0
Financial Tribune
added Jan 14, 2017 10:30
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JAKAB: Smoke ‘em If You Got ‘Em (and Are a Toddler) in Russia

It turns out Russian two year olds are a lot worldlier than anyone knew. The country’s Health Ministry has proposed banning the sale of cigarettes to anyone born after 2014 according to Radio Free Europe. The regulators realize (one hopes) that the numbe
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Jan 13, 2017 22:47

Russian Proposal Would Phase In Cigarette Ban, but Current Smokers Get a Pass

The efforts have had an impact. The number of children aged 13 to 15 who smoke declined to 9.3 percent in 2015 from 25.4 percent in 2004, according to the Health Ministry. Under the new proposal, employees who smoke will have to work longer hours to com
New York Times
added Jan 13, 2017 16:49

[Russia, District of Columbia] Smoking Baroness causes a stir at White House

On Jan. 12, 1910, at a White House dinner hosted by President William Howard Taft, Baroness Rosen, wife of the Russian ambassador, caused a stir by requesting and smoking a cigarette — it was, apparently, the first time a woman had smoked openly during a
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 12, 2017 22:03

[Russia] BENTLEY: Putin's war on tobacco would be a gift to terrorists

Not only would counterfeit tobacco be even more disastrous for people's health than regular tobacco, but it would deliver vast profits into the hands of organized crime and terrorism. With such a high smoking prevalence, Russia would prove a golden oppo
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Jan 12, 2017 14:57

[Russia] Putin wants to eradicate smoking in a generation ($$)

“This goal is absolutely ideologically correct,” Nikolai Gerasimenko, a member of the Russian parliament’s health committee, said. However, Mr Gerasimenko also admitted he was uncertain whether such a ban would be enforceable.
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 11, 2017 13:10

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

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

[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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