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10th March 2023
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1st March 2023
Russia: From today, 1st March, the tax on heated tobacco consumables will rise to RUB8,669 (€108) per kg. The rate will rise next year to RUB9,016 (€112) per kg, and in 2025 to RUB9,377 (€117) per kg.
20th February 2023
16th February 2023
Russia: The Ministry of Agriculture has drafted a bill, with the backing of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, to block websites selling tobacco and nicotine products. Online sales of e-cigarettes are prohibited by federal law. The ministry told media the bill would amend Federal Law 149-FZ on information technology.
14th February 2023
Russia: The lower chamber of the parliament, the State Duma, is discussing possible measures to regulate the sale of tobacco products, including the introduction of plain packaging for cigarettes, press reports. Deputy Biysultan Khamzayev of the governing United Russia party said packets of all brands would have to be in plain green, with the brand name only “in the mandatory size and font” and a health warning statement in accordance with the law. There was no mention in the debate of heated tobacco packaging.
10th February 2023
1st February 2023
27th January 2023
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