• Russia Might Ban Cigarettes for Everyone Born After 2014

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    Russia is considering major steps to make sure its citizens do not become smokers.
    The Russian Health Ministry this week proposed a ban on selling cigarettes to people born after 2014, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports, even after they are 18, which is currently the legal smoking age in the country. That means a full prohibition of cigarettes would not go into effect until 2033.
    The proposal is part of a document that details government efforts to curtail smoking in the country. Russia has already banned smoking in restaurants since 2013.
    Some experts warn that the ban could give...
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