Russia to restrict smoking in public places from JuneBMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f1418 (Published 01 March 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f1418
- Ned Stafford
A tough new law banning smoking in public places and restricting cigarette advertising and sales will take effect this summer in Russia, where 39% of adults (60% of men and 22% of women) smoke regularly.
The law, overwhelmingly approved by Russia’s lower house of parliament and signed on 25 February by President Vladimir Putin, will impose public smoking restrictions in two …
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