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Russia to ban electronic cigarettes and hookahs

Russia's Consumer Protection Agency, Rospotrebnadzor... "We believe that hookahs and vaping mixtures should be prohibited, at least until rules and requirements are elaborated to regulate the use of electronic nicotine delivery means (including hookah), a
Pravda Online
added Feb 13, 2017 18:01
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[New York] Top Five Surprising Facts About Russian FM Sergei Lavrov

Lavrov is addicted to smoking. He refused to follow the recommendations of UN Secretary General Kofi Annan who introduced a ban on smoking at the UN headquarters. Lavrov said that "this house belongs to all members of the UN" and has continued smoking in
Sputnik (ru)
added Feb 11, 2017 15:31
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Philip Morris reports 5.7% decline of Russian sales amid shrinking market

reported a 5.7% decline in sales on the Russian market in 2016, compared to 2015. In total, the company sold 79.65 million cigarettes in Russia last year, against 84.4 million in 2015. "For the full year, the estimated total cigarette market decreased by
TASS (ru)
added Feb 3, 2017 03:26
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Poll shows most Russians support ban on selling cigarettes to those born after 2014

The majority of Russians (61%) support the proposal put forward by Russia’s Ministry of Health to impose a complete ban on tobacco sales to individuals born in 2015 or later, a poll conducted by the All-Russia Public Opinion Research Center revealed.
TASS (ru)
added Jan 26, 2017 18:01
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[UK] PRESS DIGEST - RUSSIA - Jan 25

Russia's Health Ministry supports th Russia's Health Ministry supports the idea of making smokers work longer hours to compensate for the time they spend on smoking breaks, the daily says.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 25, 2017 16:40
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Putin wants to even curb Russians’ freedom to smoke

But, this personal crusade of his, will not be able to totally ignore huge multinational tobacco giants such as Japan Tobacco, Philip Morris and British American Tobacco. In fact, it appears that the neo-prohibitionist program, conceived of by the ex-KGB
West Journal - Welfare Society Territory (it)
added Jan 24, 2017 00:42
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Poland Seized $6 Million Worth of Smuggled Goods on Russia's Border in 2016

the biggest part of the smuggled goods made tobacco products.
Sputnik (ru)
added Jan 23, 2017 01:01
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[Russia] EDITORIAL: Vlad the Extinguisher

But Putin soon may grab a title that we envy — Vanquisher of Cigarettes. Here's why: Russia proposes to ban the sale of cigarettes to people born in 2015 and thereafter. Everyone older is presumably grandfathered in. Everyone else, generations to come,
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 20, 2017 02:41
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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
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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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