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Russia’s Smoking Problem

On average, every Russian smoker consumes 2,690 cigarettes each year. On a per capita basis, Russia trails only neighboring Belarus in cigarette consumption 1. Russia’s population (143 million) is the world’s ninth-largest. On average, every Russian sm
The Globalist
added May 24, 2018 07:25
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[Russia] Plane, heading from Moscow to Gyumri, makes emergency landing

“At the Mineralnye Vody airport, police officers prepared an administrative report on the passenger who was smoking on board the Moscow-Gyumri flight,” she said. In her words, after this emergency landing, the head of the airplane crew petitioned to tra
News.am (am)
added May 1, 2018 18:29
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[Russia] THE PLANE MOSCOW-CHELYABINSK FORCED VILLAGES IN KAZAN DUE TO SMOKING PASSENGERS

The flight from Moscow to Chelyabinsk, Thursday, April 26, made an emergency landing in Kazan due to Smoking on Board passenger....the offender was removed from the flight and taken to the police station. In relation to men drawn up on an administrative
The Koz Times (ca)
added Apr 27, 2018 17:42
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Duma committee approves proposal for return of smoking rooms in Russian airports

Despite protests from the Health Ministry, the Lower House committee for transport has approved a bill that, if passed, would allow the return of smoking areas in airports. The sponsor of the bill, MP Sergey Boyarsky (United Russia), explained the motion
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:07
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[Russia] Lawmaker proposes fines for selling tobacco and alcohol to pregnant women

A Russian regional lawmaker has proposed the introduction of fines for selling drugs, alcohol and tobacco to pregnant women. The law could also force all women who want to purchase these items to prove they’re not pregnant. Vladimir Petrov of the Leningr
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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[USA] Sanctions Fight Inspires Russia to Hurt Russians

The food and tobacco import bans wouldn't be particularly painful....Though U.S.-based Philip Morris International is the leader of the Russian tobacco market, Russia only imported $57 million worth of raw tobacco from the U.S. in the first nine months o
Bloomberg News
added Apr 19, 2018 03:09
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[USA] Factbox: Russia's list of U.S. imports that could be banned

U.S. cigarette brands are mostly produced locally.... U.S. imports of tobacco products and hard liquor to Russia amounted to $76 million and $53 million respectively last year, the Russian Agriculture Ministry said.
Reuters
added Apr 16, 2018 21:46
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[USA] Russia lawmakers draft list of U.S. imports that could be banned

The sectors listed in the draft which could be subject to bans or restrictions include U.S.-made software and farm goods, U.S. medicines that can be sourced elsewhere, and tobacco and alcohol.
Reuters
added Apr 13, 2018 16:08
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[USA] Russian legislators draft tit-for-tat sanctions on US alcohol, tobacco and agro-products

"It implies a ban or restriction of the import of agricultural products, raw materials and food products originating in the United States or other countries that supported the measures that the United States imposed on our country," he said. "It concern
TASS (ru)
added Apr 13, 2018 16:07
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Russia Ranks 75th in Affordability of Drugs, Alcohol and Cigarettes

Russian consumers had to fork out $375 for the basket of “vice” products, or 350 percent of weekly income. That was a $150 markdown from the previous year, according to the index. Luxembourg, the Bahamas and Switzerland topped the list of countries whe
Moscow Times (ru)
added Apr 8, 2018 18:02
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