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UPDATE 1-Japan Tobacco to buy Russian tobacco group Donskoy in $1.6 bln deal

With about 7 percent of the market, Donskoy Tabak is the fourth-biggest tobacco company in Russia with brands such as Donskoy Tabak, Kiss and Play. Russia’s multi-billion dollar tobacco market, dominated by foreign groups, has come under pressure in re
Reuters
added Mar 16, 2018 15:00
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Russia to Regulate Vaping Products Differently Than Tobacco Products

The Russian government has “taken the initiative to separate these devices into a separate category because they are radically different from traditional cigarettes and tobacco”, announced Minister Denis Manturov. This motion will be commended by many pub
Vaping Post (ch)
added Mar 14, 2018 16:30
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Putin claims credit for healthier Russia as vodka intake falls

Life expectancy has risen to 73 years, up from just under 65 in 2003, a pace among the fastest in the world, Mr Putin said at his state of the nation speech... “Healthy people and healthy habits... Smoking and drinking have fallen sharply, following gover
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 16:16
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[Russia] Greece Suspends Soccer League Following Pitch Invasion

a soccer team owner walked onto field while armed with a gun....Savvidis, who took over PAOK in 2012, is a Russian-Greek businessman born in Georgia during the Soviet era who made his money with the privatization of a cigarette factory in southern Russia
U.S. News & World Report
added Mar 12, 2018 15:13
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[UK] Britain ON ALERT: ‘Russia plans to poison 7 MORE spies’… using E-CIGARETTES

Former KGB major Boris Karpichkov ... he reveals he has been warned to watch for terrifying weapons disguised as e-cigarettes but which conceal deadly nerve gas.
Daily Star (uk)
added Mar 12, 2018 14:55
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[UK] Russian spy claims he is on hit-list of EIGHT targets he says Vladimir Putin wants dead

In a terrifying development, Karpich­kov says he has been warned to watch for weapons disguised as e-cigarettes but which conceal deadly nerve gas. He tells the Sunday People bluntly: “I’m 59. But I’m not ­optimistic about seeing 60.”
The Mirror (uk)
added Mar 10, 2018 23:44
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Bulgaria’s Deputy PM Simeonov calls Russian Patriarch “cigarette billionaire” and “second-class KGB cop”

Deputy Prime Minister Valery Simeonov, known as loose cannon, attacked the Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, calling him a “cigarette bishop” and a “second-class cop”. Simeonov is leader of the “National Front for Salvation of Bulgaria” (NFSB),
BulgarianPresidency.eu (bg)
added Mar 7, 2018 15:33
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Russia 2018: Marijuana, cocaine in the list of items you can carry to FIFA World Cup matches

Smoking is prohibited in Russian stadiums. Therefore, it has to be prescribed by doctors in other medicinal forms, like syrups or drops.
IBT - International Business Times
added Mar 3, 2018 02:05
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RUSSIAN STADIUMS TO ALLOW COCAINE, CANNABIS AND HEROIN AT 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP

A bureaucratic loophole will allow soccer fans attending the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia this summer to bring cannabis, cocaine and even heroin into events as long as attendees have the proper medical paperwork. The Moscow-based Eurasian Economic Unio
Newsweek
added Mar 1, 2018 17:13
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[Russia] Tobacco market participants expect positive effect from product marking

Tobacco industry experts expect to see a positive effect from the introduction of a product marking system, a pilot project started in January this year, experts told TASS. According to the plans, in 2019 all tobacco products will have a digital code tha
TASS (ru)
added Mar 11, 2018 21:47
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