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Russia to delay hike in tobacco excise tax by six months

Russia's lower house of parliament approved a law to delay an increase in tobacco excise tax by six months until July 1 2018. The current excise duty stands at 1,562 rubles ($26.44) per 1,000 cigarettes and 14.5 percent of its presumed value, a calculati
Reuters
added Jul 19, 2017 14:59
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[Pennsylvania] Friendship Through Football 20 years later: Culture shock, learning experiences in Russia

On a sunny Moscow day 20 years ago, nearly 100 Meadville football players and their coaches posed in Red Square...Other sources of culture shock included the sight of Russian children as young as 12 drinking vodka and smoking, several people said.
Meadville (PA) Tribune
added Jul 1, 2017 19:48
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Russian Life Expectancy Hits Record High

Russians born in 2016 are expected to live 71.87 years on average... 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,” such as
Moscow Times (ru)
added Jun 29, 2017 18:34
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[New York] NYC Russian Mob Bust: Crazy Tales Of Chocolate Smuggling, Seduce-And-Drug Plots, Casino Hacks, Murder For Hire And More

contraband cigarettes were their bread and butter. They sold at least $100,000 worth of black-market smokes — and that's just the sales that investigators know about. Many of these sales were again made directly to FBI informants. Hand-off points for the
Patch.org
added Jun 14, 2017 13:49
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Philip Morris urgently allocates $42m to its factory in Russia

intends to invest 2,49 billion rubles ($42 million) in modernization of its factory in the Leningrad region, Russia. As Construction.RU was told on Tuesday by the regional administration’s press office, this project is planned to be implemented in the pe
Construction.ru (ru)
added Jun 13, 2017 15:28
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[Europe, France] Ryzhy Tarzan won ECHR €5 thousand compensation for conditions of detention in Russian prison

European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ordered Russia to pay Vyacheslav Datsik...Datsik complained about...as well as tobacco smoke, which he is forced to endure from smoking cellmates, although he himself does not smoke
Crime Russia (hk)
added Jun 9, 2017 12:48
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[Russia] Lavrov is no longer chain-smoker, says spokeswoman

The times when Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov could be called a chain-smoker are a thing of the past, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said..."Sergey Lavrov has cut down on smoking to literally a couple of cigarettes a day. Tha
TASS (ru)
added Jun 9, 2017 15:42
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Russians cut down on smoking and drinking, says health minister

The level of alcohol and tobacco consumption in Russia has sizably declined, Russian Minister of Health Veronika Skvortsova told a European session on non-infectious diseases of the World Health Organization.
TASS (ru)
added Jun 8, 2017 20:19
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Fervent Prayers Delay Storm for Hours in Russia

Church members had planned a health expo...people were invited to reflect on the smoking habit by a big poster wall displaying pictures of celebrities who smoke. Children were then invited to throw darts at a target cigarette in the poster wall, as their
Adventist Review
added Jun 5, 2017 20:29
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[Egypt, Russia, Turkey] Biomarkers of Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Waterpipe Tobacco Venue Employees in Istanbul, Moscow, and Cairo

Conclusions: Non-smoking employees of waterpipe tobacco venues were exposed to high levels of SHS, including measurable levels of carcinogenic biomarkers (tobacco-specific nitrosamines and PAHs).
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 5, 2017 15:10
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