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Large amount of contraband cigarettes found in car on Estonia-Russia border

The Mercedes-Benz with a Russian license plate and with a 33-year-old Russian citizen behind the steering wheel was stopped at the Koidula border crossing point in southeastern Estonia at 4:10 p.m., spokespeople for the South prefecture said.
Baltic Times (lv)
added Dec 1, 2017 15:34
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Border guards find drone with smuggled smokes on Finland-Russia frontier

Finnish border guards say they found a drone with cigarettes attached in the eastern town of Lappeenranta. Customs suspect the cigarettes came from Russia.
YLE24 (fi)
added Nov 28, 2017 21:39
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[Russia] Big catch. Former son-in-law of Minister and former Duma deputy among Klyuchevskie gangsters

"Both were prominent Trans-Baikal United Russia party members...engaged in robberies on a federal highway: they threatened bus drivers transporting Camel cigarettes and extorted their money, which got Guskov into jail", Vechorka wrote citing its sources.
Crime Russia (hk)
added Nov 28, 2017 21:34
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BURNING PROBLEM Russia’s dire economics are forcing smokers to grow their own tobacco

Russians’ real disposable income fell for the fourth month in a row... Meanwhile, tax hikes on tobacco have made cigarette prices nearly double since 2013—a challenge to one of Europe’s heaviest-smoking populations. The solution to this smoldering probl
Quartz
added Nov 28, 2017 19:08
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[Russia] Moscow region child rights ombudsman proposes ban on vape sales near schools

The Moscow region children’s rights ombudsman Ksenia Mishonova has proposed a ban on selling e-cigarettes (vapes) and accompanying accessories near education institutions, according to the ombudsman’s press service. Currently, the Moscow Region Duma is c
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Nov 22, 2017 17:20
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BAT to launch its HnB device in Russia

Glo, a direct competitor of PMI’s iQOS, is currently available in Canada, Japan, South Korea and Switzerland, making the Russian market the fifth in which its launched. Both Glo and iQOS, are battery operated smokeless alternatives to combustible cigaret
Vaping Post (ch)
added Oct 26, 2017 04:34
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[North Carolina] BAT expands heat-not-burn cigarette reach into Russia

British American Tobacco is expanding the reach of its heat-not-burn cigarette brand — glo — into a fifth major market in Russia. BAT, the 100 percent owner of Reynolds American Inc. since July, said glo contains 90 percent to 95 percent fewer toxicants
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 24, 2017 13:44
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[Russia] More taxes, less smokers

The project's goal is to reduce tobacco consumption distribution to 25% by 2022 and create conditions for further sustainable reduction of consumption. As main target focuses, the document calls the reduction of tobacco consumption distribution in Russia
Realnoe Vremya (ru)
added Oct 23, 2017 14:01
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[Russia] Australian boxing icon Kostya Tszyu enjoys a quiet new life in Moscow

puffs on a water-pipe under a no-smoking sign, admitting shisha tobacco is his one vice. “I didn’t smoke all my life, I barely drank, and now, allow me one vice, I can have a little vice,’’ he said.
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Oct 21, 2017 23:17
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Geographic expansion of glo™ continues with launch in Russia

Kent Neostiks™ are manufactured at BAT’s factory in Saint Petersburg. glo deviceBritish American Tobacco is to begin selling its innovative Tobacco Heating Product glo™ in Russia. glo™ heats tobacco at 240°C and the vapour formed during the heating proce
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Oct 19, 2017 21:04
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