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Russia Plans to Ban Smoking in Public Areas and Residences
Russia Plans to Ban Smoking in Public Areas and Residences
Russia plans to ban smoking near public transport, shops, and apartment blocks to protect non-smokers from secondhand smoke.
Jul.11
Illegal Tobacco and Nicotine Production Factory Raided in St. Petersburg
Illegal Tobacco and Nicotine Production Factory Raided in St. Petersburg
Police in St. Petersburg, Russia, raided a large illegal tobacco and nicotine products factory, seizing millions in equipment and goods.
Jul.11
Russian State Duma Passes Law on Tobacco Tax Indexation
Russian State Duma Passes Law on Tobacco Tax Indexation
Russian State Duma passes law on tax indexation for tobacco products, increasing prices from 2025 to 2027.@endif
Regulations
Jul.11
Russian Lawmakers Propose Legislation to Ban Online Tobacco Advertising
Russian Lawmakers Propose Legislation to Ban Online Tobacco Advertising
Russian lawmakers propose legislation to ban online nicotine product ads, aiming to combat illegal sales on websites and social media.
Regulations
Jun.20
Russia to Change Process for Tobacco Manufacturer's Special Identification in 2024
Russia to Change Process for Tobacco Manufacturer's Special Identification in 2024
Russia to change tobacco production labeling process starting July 1, 2024, eliminating need for bank guarantees or cash deposits.
Regulations
Jun.17
Russia Proposes Full Ban on E-Cigarettes to Protect Youth
Russia Proposes Full Ban on E-Cigarettes to Protect Youth
Russian bill to ban all e-cigarettes, citing sharp increase in teen usage and health risks, introduced in parliament.
Regulations
May.31
Russia Proposes Consumption Tax on Liquid Nicotine Products for Control
Russia Proposes Consumption Tax on Liquid Nicotine Products for Control
Russian Finance Ministry proposes to impose a consumption tax on liquid nicotine to strengthen control over the tobacco market.
Regulations
May.30
Russian Authorities Shut Down 20 Tobacco Sales Points in Samara
Russian Authorities Shut Down 20 Tobacco Sales Points in Samara
Russian prosecutors in Samara region shut down 20 tobacco and nicotine product sales points, aiming to protect minors from harm.
Regulations
May.28
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