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Russia psychiatric hospital fire kills 23

Medical personnel said patients did not have access to matches or lighters. Nurse Nadezhda Sukhareva said patients were allowed to smoke but staff would light their cigarettes for them outside the building. "There's no way we would give them matches,"
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 13, 2015 16:23

CORRECTED-Russian senator submits bill to raise smoking age to 21 (corrects number in second paragraph)

Russia is considering a bill to raise the legal smoking age to 21 from 18 as part of an ongoing drive to improve public health in a nation of heavy smokers. Senator Anton Belyakov said on Monday he had submitted a bill to ban people younger than 21 using
added Dec 7, 2015 20:47

Russian senator submits bill to raise smoking age to 21

Senator Anton Belyakov said on Monday he had submitted a bill to ban people younger than 21 using or buying tobacco products. Russia has already moved to tighten its regulation of the tobacco industry, hiking taxes and introducing restrictions on adverti
added Dec 7, 2015 15:35

Federal Fumbles: 100 Ways the Government Dropped the Ball: RUSSIAN CIGARETTES

TEAM: National Institutes of Health FUMBLE: $48,500 to study the history of tobacco use in Russia HOW TO RECOVER THE BALL: Utilize resources to provide greater public health outcomes
US Senator James Lankford (R-OK)
added Dec 1, 2015 01:50

[Russia] Sen. James Lankford's report on wasteful government spending

Lankford calls his report "Federal Fumbles: 100 Ways the Government Dropped the Ball."... While subjective, it is likely that most taxpayers would find the merits of the history of Russian smoking habits outside the scope of NIH's mission and American nat
WUSA 9 CBS (Washington, DC)
added Dec 1, 2015 01:47

Russian watchdog rejects retailer Dixy's plan to buy rival Bristol

Russia's competition watchdog FAS has blocked food retailer Dixy Group's (DIXY.MM) bid to buy a controlling stake in tobacco and spirits chain Bristol.
added Nov 14, 2015 02:17

Prices of Foreign Cigarettes Up 20 Percent in Russia

As a result of an increase in excise duties and the weakening of the ruble, the prices of foreign cigarettes in Russia have gone up by 20 percent over the past year, the RBC newspaper reported Tuesday. An average pack of foreign-brand cigarettes cost 85
Moscow Times (ru)
added Nov 10, 2015 17:02

[Egypt] Flash Was Detected as Russian Jet Broke Apart, U.S. Military Officials Say

They shrug off the risks, exhale cigarette smoke and talk about destiny. “Russia is dangerous and not safe either,” said Svetlana Golobitz, a pediatrician from St. Petersburg sucking on a cigarette just outside the terminal gate. “You can have an acciden
New York Times
added Nov 7, 2015 15:40

Most Russians Won't Make It to Their 71st Birthday, OECD Report Shows

Russia was among the countries with the highest percentage of male tobacco consumption, with roughly 45 percent of the male adult population smokers. High alcohol and tobacco consumption mean most Russians will never reach the age of 71, with the average
Moscow Times (ru)
added Nov 6, 2015 03:07

[Armenia, Eastern Europe, Russia] EEU member states to harmonize excise taxes on alcohol and tobacco products

Members of the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) will adopt a decision before the end of 2015 to harmonize excise duties on alcohol and tobacco products, Timur Suleimenov, a Eurasian Economic Commission minister for finance policies, told a Eurasia
added Oct 22, 2015 19:00
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