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The Russian Federation aims for smoke-free Winter Games – new tobacco control measures are showing effects

Sochi is a member of the Alliance of Smoke-free Cities Initiative in Russia. During the tobacco-free Olympic Games smoking will be forbidden in all Olympic and Paralympic venues, including all bars and restaurants in the Olympic park. No tobacco products
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Feb 16, 2014 18:10
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No Beer, No Smokes: Olympic Spirit Challenges Old Russian Habits

In Moscow, you can smoke by the bathrooms of the Bolshoi Theater, not to mention in restaurants and bars. But in Sochi’s Olympic Village, smoking inside is prohibited, and a pack of cigarettes is far more difficult to find than a pair of stray dogs.
TIME Magazine
added Feb 16, 2014 18:07
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[New York] STIER/CONLEY: Blowing smoke over e-cig ad

so long as a product is far less hazardous than smoking, it should be free to compete with deadly combustible tobacco cigarettes. And public-health advocates should favor giving them competitive edges over cigarettes, such as the opportunity to advertise
New York Post
added Feb 14, 2014 15:36
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The Death of the Cool Feminist Smoker - Adrian Shirk

Yet it would still be another four years before Phillip Morris launched Virginia Slims, the first brand marketed specifically to women and the last tobacco campaign to air on television: a one-minute genealogy of women smokers “from Flapper to Female Lib
The Atlantic Monthly
added Feb 14, 2014 15:34
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VIDEO: Olympics Take Aim at Russia's Smoking, Drinking Problem

Sochi is trying to project a healthy image. In 2010, authorities signed a "tobacco-free" charter. A stroll through this balmy coastal resort suggests there's still work to do. Across Russia, 60 percent of men and around 25 percent of women smoke. On top
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Feb 14, 2014 06:27
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[Russia] KALOYANIDES: Stepping out is a smoking good idea

amazing how many people smoke in Russia, and how it’s allowed in all the bars and restaurants. Literally every single person sitting at the bar was smoking, so that definitely makes things a little less enjoyable when you’re an athlete and a guy that runs
Boston (MA) Herald
added Feb 13, 2014 12:17
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[UK-Scotland] Glasgow 2014: E-cigarettes banned from all venues

ELECTRONIC cigarettes are to be banned in and around Commonwealth Games venues in Scotland, it has been revealed. Last year, the Glasgow 2014 organisers said smoking would not be allowed in the vicinity of sites hosting sporting events. They have now de
The Scotsman (uk)
added Feb 9, 2014 23:23
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[Germany] Glasnost at Glacial Pace: Russian Hockey Breaks Silence

Throughout the years, relations between the Russian team and the news media have gone through cold wars and détentes. A recent low point came in 2010, when the team decided to freeze out reporters of every nationality after a publication, Life Sports, pub
New York Times
added Feb 9, 2014 21:21
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, 2/5/2014

Q Has he spoken to Billie Jean King, who is not going to be traveling? MR. CARNEY: I don’t think he -- I’m not sure that he has. ... Q Did the President have anything to do with that? Was that a pen and phone call to CVS to consider that? (Laug
The White House
added Feb 6, 2014 14:01
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Check Out This Picture Of The Starting Quarterback In Super Bowl 1 Smoking A Cigarette During Halftime...

Bill Weir of CNN just tweeted this extraordinary photograph of Len Dawson, the quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs, during halftime of Super Bowl 1 in 1967 (See the original photo here).
Business Insider
added Feb 4, 2014 11:16
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