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Russian Proposal Would Phase In Cigarette Ban, but Current Smokers Get a Pass

The efforts have had an impact. The number of children aged 13 to 15 who smoke declined to 9.3 percent in 2015 from 25.4 percent in 2004, according to the Health Ministry. Under the new proposal, employees who smoke will have to work longer hours to com
New York Times
added Jan 13, 2017 16:49
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[Russia, District of Columbia] Smoking Baroness causes a stir at White House

On Jan. 12, 1910, at a White House dinner hosted by President William Howard Taft, Baroness Rosen, wife of the Russian ambassador, caused a stir by requesting and smoking a cigarette — it was, apparently, the first time a woman had smoked openly during a
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 12, 2017 22:03
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Inside Trump’s financial ties to Russia and his unusual flattery of Vladimir Putin

In 1996, Trump tried to partner with U.S. tobacco executives to build a luxury condominium complex in Moscow. Ted Liebman, an architect who worked with Trump, recalled drawing sketches of the proposed Trump International for the businessman to use in mee
Washington Post
added Jan 12, 2017 14:57
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[Russia] BENTLEY: Putin's war on tobacco would be a gift to terrorists

Not only would counterfeit tobacco be even more disastrous for people's health than regular tobacco, but it would deliver vast profits into the hands of organized crime and terrorism. With such a high smoking prevalence, Russia would prove a golden oppo
Washington DC Examiner
added Jan 12, 2017 14:57
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[Russia] Putin wants to eradicate smoking in a generation ($$)

“This goal is absolutely ideologically correct,” Nikolai Gerasimenko, a member of the Russian parliament’s health committee, said. However, Mr Gerasimenko also admitted he was uncertain whether such a ban would be enforceable.
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 11, 2017 13:10
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UP IN SMOKE Vladimir Putin announces plan to ban smoking in Russia by stopping anybody born after 2015 from EVER buying cigarettes

Under plans to rid Russia of the demon weed once and for all, anyone born after 2015 would be banned from buying cigarettes. In fact it will be deemed as bad as buying illegal drugs. But while Putin‘s measures seem harsh, desperate measures are perhaps
The Sun (uk)
added Jan 11, 2017 13:09
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Russian Ministry Airs Drastic Proposals To Snuff Out Smoking

The Russian Health Ministry on January 9 proposed a blanket ban on the sale of cigarettes to anyone born after 2014 -- even when they reach the current legal smoking age of 18. The ban would thus take effect in distant 2033, when President Vladimir Puti
Radio Free Europe
added Jan 11, 2017 13:09
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[Russia] Putin wants to eradicate smoking in a generation

Anyone born after 2015 would be banned from buying cigarettes under long-term plans to eradicate smoking in Russia. The health ministry proposal would make the country the first to introduce such a strategy to phase out tobacco. Similar policies have be
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 10, 2017 17:01
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[Russia, Washington] Quad article helped direct career path From Mansfield to Moscow: A Fulbright scholar's odyssey

Mansfield High School graduate, and Fulbright Scholar, Katherine Schroeder, 23, is in Russia...researching her Master's thesis topic that will focus on recent Russian health policy changes designed to discourage the practice of smoking. "They are applyin
Quad City (WA) Herald
added Dec 31, 2016 17:19
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The price of cigarettes in Russia may double in 2017

according to a document from the Interior Ministry seen by Izvestia daily. “The current excise rate of 1680 rubles ($27.5) per thousand cigarettes is due to be increased up to 2123 rubles ($35). From there, the price of a pack may cost 220 rubles,” the do
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Dec 21, 2016 19:11
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