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The health Ministry has sent for approval to Federal Executive bodies amendments prohibiting the use of hookah pipes and rolling papers in Russian hotels. Reported video News Service with reference to the documents submitted to the Agency. Thus, the current anti-Smoking law will be further tightened.
The bill envisages the introduction of an appropriate prohibition in the hotels, cafes and restaurants from 1 January 2019. In the first version of the document, the Ministry of health proposed to ban hookahs only in institutions of public catering.
The Ministry of labour have agreed on the project without remarks.
March 12 it became known that Sheremetyevo airport will open a few kind of Smoking ahead of the world Cup. Later in BFM noted that we are talking about the Smoking areas outside the terminal complex. Enclosed pavilions will be installed in existing Smoking areas on the street.
Anti-Smoking law in Russia was adopted in 2013, becoming one of the most stringent in the world. Smoking was banned in all public places, including hotels, however, hookah restrictions to date has not spread.
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