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Russian business ombudsman, Boris Titov, said in an annual report to the Russian president that 35-40% of tobacco products sold on the Russian market are illegally produced. more

Jul 10, 2017 12:00 AM News

Russia, until recently a veritable paradise for smokers, is now a new battleground where over-eager politicians are attempting to legislate smoking out of existence. more

Mar 13, 2017 9:08 PM Features

Dmitry Nosov, a member of the State Duma Committee for Security and Anti-Corruption Measures, has submitted a bill to Russia's State Duma to ban the sale of tobacco and cigarettes at night and in the early hours of the morning. more

May 8, 2016 12:00 AM News

Steep declines in the Russian ruble have dealt a blow to Japan Tobacco’s earnings, as the global cigarette company does a brisk business in the country and surrounding region. more

Mar 1, 2016 12:00 AM News

Sep 1, 2015 12:00 AM Manufacturing

Sep 1, 2015 12:00 AM News


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Shining a light
on FDA's policies

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been quite active in the tobacco industry these past few months… 

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