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Russian Proposal Would Phase In Cigarette Ban, but Current Smokers Get a Pass - New York Times;

Russian Proposal Would Phase In Cigarette Ban, but Current Smokers Get a Pass - New York Times

New York TimesRussian Proposal Would Phase In Cigarette Ban, but Current Smokers Get a PassNew York TimesLighting up in a bar in Moscow in 2014, before Russia banned smoking in most public places. Credit Alexander Utkin/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. Russia's millennials may be the country's last generation of cigarette smokers. If a proposal ...and more »

In a first, Russia to ban cigarette sales 'to anyone born after 2015' - Business Standard;

In a first, Russia to ban cigarette sales 'to anyone born after 2015' - Business Standard

Business StandardIn a first, Russia to ban cigarette sales 'to anyone born after 2015'Business StandardThe Russian Health Ministry has unveiled plans to ban the sale of cigarettes to anyone born after 2015, the media reported. The Health Ministry proposal, which has the backing of President Vladimir Putin, would make Russia the first country in the ...and more »

Born in Russia after 2014? You might never be able to buy cigarettes. - Christian Science Monitor;

Born in Russia after 2014? You might never be able to buy cigarettes. - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorBorn in Russia after 2014? You might never be able to buy cigarettes.Christian Science MonitorRussia's Ministry of Health has a controversial plan to combat smoking: banning them to anyone born in 2015 or after. If approved, the legislation would take effect in 2033, when today's toddlers turn 18, the current minimum age. Monitor's Best: Top 5 ...and more »

Russia Cigarette Ban: Officials Propose Smoking Ban For People Born After 2015 - Counsel & Heal;

Russia Cigarette Ban: Officials Propose Smoking Ban For People Born After 2015 - Counsel & Heal

Counsel & HealRussia Cigarette Ban: Officials Propose Smoking Ban For People Born After 2015Counsel & HealSmoking is also the leading cause of death, illness and impoverishment. (Photo : Alexander Heimann/Getty Images). The Russian Health Ministry is considering major steps to make sure residents do not become smokers in the future. Now, it has proposed a ...and more »

Meriden program can help you quit smoking for the New Year - Meriden Record-Journal;

Meriden program can help you quit smoking for the New Year - Meriden Record-Journal

Meriden Record-JournalMeriden program can help you quit smoking for the New YearMeriden Record-JournalSmokers discuss their stories of tobacco addiction and recovery during a meeting of Tobacco Free Tuesdays in Meriden on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017. | Lauren Takores, Record-Journal. January 15, 2017 09:16PM By Lauren Takores Record-Journal staff.and more »

Six million people die annually from Tobacco use - WHO - GhanaWeb;

Six million people die annually from Tobacco use - WHO - GhanaWeb

GhanaWebSix million people die annually from Tobacco use - WHOGhanaWebCurrently, around six million people die annually as a result of tobacco use, with most living in developing countries, a joint report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the National Cancer Institute of the United States of America has said ...and more »

Cigarette smoking costs $1 trillion annually says WHO; India has second-largest number of smokers - International Business Times, India Edition;

Cigarette smoking costs $1 trillion annually says WHO; India has second-largest number of smokers - International Business Times, India Edition

International Business Times, India EditionCigarette smoking costs $1 trillion annually says WHO; India has second-largest number of smokersInternational Business Times, India EditionThe combined costs of healthcare expenditure and lost productivity is about $1 trillion every year, says World Health Organisation (WHO). S V Krishnamachari. January 12, 2017 13:48 IST. cigarette smoking, tobacco smoking cancer, cigarette related ...and more »

Russia to ban cigarette sale 'to anyone born after 2015' - Times of India;

Russia to ban cigarette sale 'to anyone born after 2015' - Times of India

Times of IndiaRussia to ban cigarette sale 'to anyone born after 2015'Times of IndiaThe Health Ministry proposal, which has the backing of President Vladimir Putin, would make Russia the first country in the world to completely phase out tobacco. The ban proposal, obtained by Russian newspaper Izvestia, would go into effect in 2033 ...and more »

Russia Bans Sale Of Cigarettes To Anyone Born After 2015 - ScoopWhoop;

Russia Bans Sale Of Cigarettes To Anyone Born After 2015 - ScoopWhoop

ScoopWhoopRussia Bans Sale Of Cigarettes To Anyone Born After 2015ScoopWhoopWhile they are still in diapers, Russia has unveiled its plan to ban sale of cigarettes to those born after 2015, reports Gizmodo. According to the report, WHO says that Russia's smoking rates are one of the highest in the world. The ban proposal ...and more »

National tobacco control law described as priority - China.org.cn;

National tobacco control law described as priority - China.org.cn

China.org.cnNational tobacco control law described as priorityChina.org.cnIt is estimated that about 10 percent of the entire population of China - the world's biggest tobacco consuming country, with more than 300 million smokers - now have legal protection against secondhand smoke due to tobacco control regulations ...and more »

WHO report praises tobacco tax, price rise - Daily News & Analysis

WHO report praises tobacco tax, price riseDaily News & AnalysisPolicies to control tobacco use, including tobacco tax and price increase, has the potential to greatly reduce tobacco use and protect people's health from the world's leading killers, like cancer and heart disease. It can generate significant ...and more »

'Electronic cigarette is an emerging health risk' - The Express Tribune;

'Electronic cigarette is an emerging health risk' - The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune'Electronic cigarette is an emerging health risk'The Express TribuneLAHORE: Electronic cigarettes, a battery-operated device developed as an alternative to normal cigarettes, is also causing cardiovascular and respiratory diseases among the people. At least 100,000 people die annually due to tobacco use and use of ...and more »

Russia aims to ban cigarettes for everyone born after 2014 - Pulse Headlines;

Russia aims to ban cigarettes for everyone born after 2014 - Pulse Headlines

Pulse HeadlinesRussia aims to ban cigarettes for everyone born after 2014Pulse HeadlinesAccording to RadioFreeEurope, the Russian Health Ministry has proposed a ban on the sale of cigarettes to anyone born after the year 2014, even if they turn 18, which is the legal age for smoking in Russia. They expect the ban to take place in 2033 ...and more »

Russia considering ban on cigarettes - AOL News;

Russia considering ban on cigarettes - AOL News

AOL NewsRussia considering ban on cigarettesAOL NewsRadio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports that the The Russian Health Ministry proposed banning cigarette smoking for anyone born after 2014, even after they turn 18. That's the legal age to smoke in Russia. Some fear the ban could spur a black market ...and more »

Russia Might Ban Tobacco For Anyone Born After 2014 - IFLScience;

Russia Might Ban Tobacco For Anyone Born After 2014 - IFLScience

IFLScienceRussia Might Ban Tobacco For Anyone Born After 2014IFLScienceNearly half of Russia is hooked on cigarettes, with almost 40 percent of its 143-million-strong population regularly puffing away on tobacco products. But amidst recent pushes to kick the habit, Russia has suggested their most radical action yet. The ...and more »

Smoking Costs $1-Trillion In Healthcare, Could Soon Kill Eight Million People Per Year - Civilized;

Smoking Costs $1-Trillion In Healthcare, Could Soon Kill Eight Million People Per Year - Civilized

CivilizedSmoking Costs $1-Trillion In Healthcare, Could Soon Kill Eight Million People Per YearCivilizedA sobering new study by the World Health Organization and the U.S. National Cancer Institute says smoking costs the world's economies roughly $1-trillion a year, and is expected to kill a third more people by 2030 than it does now. That trillion-dollar ...and more »

WHO: Global Smoking Deaths to Hit 8 Million Annually by 2030 - MedPage Today;

WHO: Global Smoking Deaths to Hit 8 Million Annually by 2030 - MedPage Today

MedPage TodayWHO: Global Smoking Deaths to Hit 8 Million Annually by 2030MedPage TodayBy 2030, smoking-related deaths are projected to rise by more than a third to around 8 million a year worldwide, according to a new report from the World Health Organization and the U.S. National Cancer Institute. Smoking is currently responsible for ...and more »

Largest preventable cause of death to claim 33 percent more lives - Fox News;

Largest preventable cause of death to claim 33 percent more lives - Fox News

Fox NewsLargest preventable cause of death to claim 33 percent more livesFox NewsSmoking costs the global economy an eye-popping $1 trillion a year, and despite anti-tobacco efforts, deaths are rising, Reuters reports. Tobacco-related illnesses will claim 8 million lives per year by 2030, up from the current 6 million, warns a new ...and more »

Russia considers cigarette ban - Newstalk 106-108 fm;

Russia considers cigarette ban - Newstalk 106-108 fm

Newstalk 106-108 fmRussia considers cigarette banNewstalk 106-108 fmRussia's health ministry is considering plans to to ban the sale of cigarettes to everyone born after 2014. The country has put this radical move on the table despite the fact that it only introduced restrictions on smoking in public in 2013. Nikolai ...and more »

E-smoking emerging health risk - Pakistan Today;

E-smoking emerging health risk - Pakistan Today

Pakistan TodayE-smoking emerging health riskPakistan TodayElectronic-cigarettes, a battery-operated device developed as an alternative to normal cigarettes is also causing cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. Around 100,000 people die annually due to tobacco use, and the popularity of e-cigarettes among ...and more »