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PRESS DIGEST - RUSSIA - May 31

Russia's Health Ministry, promoting its anti-smoking campaign, will order producers to make all cigarette packs look similar and remove logos or other images, the paper writes.
Reuters
added May 31, 2016 20:01
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Lavrov seldom smokes but believes anti-smoking campaign in Russia is excessive

Asked in an interview to the website of the Komsomolskaya Pravda daily if he smoked inside the Foreign Ministry’s building, Lavrov said: "I cannot violate Russia’s laws. But I believe that the laws have gone too far. They are excessive even in contrast t
TASS (ru)
added May 31, 2016 19:54
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[France, Germany, Italy, Korea - South, Poland, Russia, UK] EY analysis reveals rapidly growing e-cigarette market

The analysis and conclusions from the report, ‘E-cigarettes: an emerging category’ draw upon comprehensive surveys from seven diverse markets: Italy, France, Germany, Poland, U.K. Russia and South Korea. Across these markets the number of e-cigarette use
Cambridge Network (uk)
added May 3, 2016 15:55
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[Asia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Russia] Timur Suleimenov: Excise duties should be harmonized to combat smuggling in EEU

o support its producer - Belarus has lower excise rates. We want to remove this differentiation, because it is clear: it is a measure of protectionism. But they can penetrate into the Russian border areas. If we continue to raise excise taxes on other cat
The News Agency 24.kg (kg)
added Apr 30, 2016 18:58
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Russian Finmin says considering excise taxes on sweet beverages and e-cigarettes

Russian Finance Ministry considers introducing excise taxes on sweet beverages and e-cigarettes as a way to tackle budget deficit caused by a slump in oil prices, a deputy minister said on Wednesday. (Reporting by Darya Korsunskaya, writing by Denis Pinc
Reuters
added Apr 27, 2016 20:27
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Philip Morris appeals fine by Russian Antimonopoly Agency for SMS advertisement

The fine was issued against the company after a tip from a person, who received a questionable SMS advertisement, had reached the local department of FAS in the Moscow Region. The SMS message from a sender listed as “Marlboro” read: “Hello, Cyril! Don’t m
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Apr 13, 2016 14:50
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Russian lawmaker proposes ban on night sales of cigarettes

Under the bill, restrictions will be applicable between 11 pm and 8 am. The prohibition will not extend to retail sale of tobacco products at tax free shops. The use of tobacco including cigarettes is a great threat to the public health, according to the
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Apr 12, 2016 19:35
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[Russia] Putin’s soviet anti-smoking campaign

Polls show there is 90 per cent compliance and 80 per cent approval of the new laws...It is the fact that the tobacco industry in Russia is 95 per cent foreign that has made smoking a relatively easy target...the anti-smoking movement is still heavily fun
Prospect Magazine (uk)
added Mar 24, 2016 16:19
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Korea - South, Mid-east, Russia] KT&G successful in new overseas markets

has met success in new overseas markets beyond its traditional markets in the Middle East, Central Asia and Russia. According to a KT&G official, Wednesday, the company sold a total of 46.5 billion cigarettes overseas in 2015. Of them, 18.4 billion cigar
Korea Times (kr)
added Mar 16, 2016 14:51
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[Russia] Meet the real ironman of spaceflight: Valery Polyakov

Mir was far from the buttoned-down environment of the ISS. If the equipment was older and more prone to failure, cosmonauts and astronauts had more freedom. They were able to drink freely,...and there were reports of cigarette smoking.
Ars Technica (blog)
added Mar 7, 2016 23:48
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