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Sunday, February 18, 2018

For Smoking e-cigarettes and hookah will be fined

The CPS supported the bill to limit the sale and use of electronic cigarettes and hookah. Meanwhile in the state Duma for consideration are now several initiatives on this subject, the Committee on health until they are considered.

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26 January on the official website of Rospotrebnadzor was reported, which stated: in recent years adopted measures to combat Smoking given the result, and the number of smokers in the country declined by 6% (from 39 to 33). “However, the document says, is currently a proliferation of electronic means of nicotine delivery (e-cigarettes). In this regard, the CPS has conceptually supported the bill, aimed at limiting the use of electronic Smoking products, by analogy with the requirements established for tobacco products.”

What kind of bill it says, the office said. In the state Duma on consideration now there are several initiatives on this topic.

Two bills were introduced in the spring of 2016 a group of senators and deputies. One of them is called “On peculiarities of circulation of electronic delivery systems nicotine (ISDN)”, and proposes to establish restrictions and prohibitions similar to those that already apply to tobacco. Among them – a ban on the use of electronic cigarettes and wapow in the territories and in premises of schools, universities and hospitals, cultural institutions, sports halls and stadiums, playgrounds, workplaces, and of course, airplanes and all types of public transport urban and suburban transport. In the long-distance trains and on railway stations, and airports, unlike normal cigarettes, the “smoke” of e-the authors do not want to ban. Advertising ESDN, according to their plan, should also be strictly limited and in any case does not contain allegations that the electronic cigarette safer than tobacco, or that they can get rid of the habit of Smoking. Sell ISDN minors should be prohibited altogether. And to use these funds to 18 years – also…

For violation of the prohibitions of the second of this package of bills, promises, administrative liability – for example, for the use of ISDN on the Playground relies correct fine of 2-3 thousand rubles.

The discussion of these two bills in the plenary hall in the legislative program of work for the session scheduled for March 2017. The Committee on health them have not yet considered.

And in recent months in the state Duma received another two initiatives on the same topic and with similar proposals: one of them signed by the Deputy from fraction of LDPR Boris Chernyshov, and the author of the other are the deputies of Arkhangelsk legislative Assembly.

By the way, in today’s statement, the CPS said that the Agency “considers it necessary to provide in the bill expanding prohibitions and limitations on Smoking tobacco and other products using hookah”…

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