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[Russia] Roulette wheel-spinning chimp dies aged just 24 after becoming addicted to alcohol and cigarettes

John the Chimp dies of heart attack after being forced into vices at Russian casino.
IBTimes (uk)
added Nov 4, 2016 16:09

Chimp dies aged 24 after being made to smoke and drink at casino in Russia

The chimp, named John, took up the bad habits after being offered whiskey and cigarettes by punters while he worked spinning roulette wheels at Kosmos casino in Moscow. In a bid to save the monkey’s life, John was transferred to Glendzhik safari park on
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Nov 4, 2016 16:08

[Russia, Ukraine] Власть взяла контрабанда [Authorities took smuggling]

One of the important issues: how to ensure the performance and marketing of "Hamad" plant, which was before the war and is currently the market leader in counterfeit tobacco? "Hamad" manufactures and supplies a whole range of products, ranging from the c
Novaya Gazeta (ru)
added Nov 2, 2016 21:48

[Russia] Fines for anti-tobacco law violations amount to $1.5 million in 2016

In total 9,500 persons were fined. Since November 2013, about 40,000 violators have subjected to administrative liability including 4,200 companies...The antismoking law, which bans smoking in public, in particular in government buildings, healthcare and
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Oct 31, 2016 15:46

'Leviathan' Director Says Russian Censorship Is "Rampant"

"Plainly speaking, if the government believes that smoking is harmful for people's health, it has the right to say that no one should smoke in a movie it is funding," Peskov was quoted as saying by news agency RIA Novosti.
Hollywood Reporter
added Oct 28, 2016 17:06

[Russia] Tobacco can be grown faster -- and not just tobacco

The research team used tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) to test their proposed screening technique. To do this, they tested a total of 1,040 compounds in just two hours and identified 65 chemicals that either promoted or inhibited the growth of tobacco. Previ
added Oct 26, 2016 04:31

[Finland] Stricter cigarette import laws see spike in overnight stays in Russia

Tobacco tourists heading to Russia are setting up with mobile homes and caravans, according to Customs officials, after new legislation that took effect in mid-August requires Finns to spend at least 24 hours outside Finland before they can import tobacc
YLE24 (fi)
added Oct 25, 2016 19:17

[Russia] FTSE hit by utility and tobacco sell-off

fears about higher tobacco taxes put an end to this week's rally in the FTSE 100....British American Tobacco (BATS) and Imperial Brands (IMB) fell on reports that Russia may raise cigarette taxes by 10% next year. Both companies sell products in the count
Stock Market Wire (uk)
added Oct 5, 2016 21:35

[Russia] THE TIMES Don’t be fooled by the lovable, new-look hipster Stalin

But by far the funniest, and most chilling, advert put out by Russia’s rebranded Communist Party this week shows Stalin puffing on an e-cigarette and urging: “Keep up to date, comrades”. It’s worth recalling that Stalin smoked Herzegovina Flor, a Javan
The Australian (au)
added Sep 17, 2016 15:35

Revolutionary Russian filters use light to purify air

People everywhere grapple with exhaust fumes and carbon monoxide, toxic household and industrial organic compounds, tobacco smoke... Thanks to a surface treated with a high concentration of chemically active radicals, nanocrystalline titanium dioxide wor
Russia Beyond The Headlines (Rossiyskaya gazeta) (ru)
added Sep 9, 2016 16:34
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