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Russia Jumps on Anti-Smoking Bandwagon

Russia has launched a crackdown on smoking with a bill to ban tobacco advertising and raise taxes on cigarettes to help tackle a public health crisis in the world's second largest tobacco market after China.

Source: Business Insider. Read full article. (link)

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