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[Arkansas] Historian Publishes New Book on Tobacco in Imperial Russia

approaches tobacco from the perspective of users, producers and objectors...introduces readers to the addictive, nicotine-soaked Russian version of the cigarette ― the papirosa ― and the sensory, medical, social, cultural and gendered consequences of this
University of Arkansas
added Aug 30, 2018 16:53
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ARCHIVE: Russian woman 'faces jail for lighting cigarette using church candle'

A woman in Russia is reportedly facing prison after sharing a photo online of her using a church candle to light a cigarette. The 21-year-old could be jailed for up to three years for posting the photo under a strict law introduced by President Vladimir
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Aug 26, 2018 18:21
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[Russia] MEMES MOCKING RELIGION HAVE STUDENT FACING FIVE YEARS IN PRISON

Daniil Markin, 19, first spoke out about the case against him last month, in solidarity with Maria Motuznaya, another Russian facing a legal punishment for posting memes such as one featuring nuns smoking with the caption “quickly, while God isn’t lookin
Newsweek
added Aug 24, 2018 11:46
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Factbox: U.S. companies with exposure to Russia

Philip Morris International (PM.N) has been among foreign companies with exposure to Russia’s tobacco market. The company’s sales exposure to Russia is 7 percent, according to a note from Goldman Sachs.
Reuters
added Aug 12, 2018 02:29
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Russia Issued $1M in Fines for Breaking Smoking Laws

Russia’s consumer protection watchdog said it fined more than 5,100 tobacco users, salespeople and retailers a total of 70 million rubles ($1 million) in the first six months of 2018...health officials have warned that electronic cigarettes serve as a ga
Moscow Times (ru)
added Aug 11, 2018 15:23
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Bill banning snuff and chewing tobacco reaches Russia’s State Duma

The Rostov Region’s lawmakers have submitted to the lower house of Russian parliament a bill banning the sale of snuff and chewing tobacco, according to the State Duma database. Current legislation bans wholesale and retail distribution only of naswar an
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Aug 10, 2018 15:22
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[Russia] Fines for anti-tobacco law violations amount to $1 mln in first half of 2018

Over 5,100 offenders were fined, the statement reads. Since November 2013, about 70,000 violators including 9,500 companies have been subjected to administrative liability, according to Rospotrebnadzor. Ban on smoking in public, in particular in govern
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Aug 10, 2018 15:21
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Grand to the end: The Russian mafia bosses buried in strange, lavish tombs

Barsegov is said to have been linked to criminal kingpins... His likeness, along with a marbled Mercedes car, intricate stone-sculpted busts, towering, hand-etched portraits of businessmen smoking cigarettes and other equally extravagant tombstones, loom
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jul 29, 2018 19:47
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[Russia] Magomedov changes 5 cells unhappy with no TV and smoker as cellmate

One of the reasons the businessman has to move so often is the fact that he does not like the prison conditions, such as no TV and a smoker as a cellmate. However, the Federal Penitentiary Service (FSIN) named a different reason for the moves, saying on
Crime Russia (hk)
added Jul 25, 2018 00:56
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[Russia] Ministry of Health suggests collecting environmental fee from cigarette makers

The Ministry of Health has set an objective to have reduced the percentage of smokers in Russia to 25% by 2022.
AK&M Information Agency (ru)
added Jul 6, 2018 02:23
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