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The Russian authorities wanted to decrease the percentage of smokers to 21 per cent by 2035, according to TASS with reference to the updated version of the anti-Smoking concept.
“The expected results of the concept by 2035 is a reduction of prevalence of tobacco use in the adult population to 21 percent, the child population — up to 1 percent”, — quotes Agency the text of the document.
In 2018 a new draft Concept of state policy on combating tobacco consumption involves the reduction in the number of smokers to 5%, after which the tobacco was planned to bring out of legal circulation.
In Russia to 2024 will be implemented the national project “Health”, which in total is planned to spend more than 1.7 trillion rubles, 969 billion of them — to fight cancer. Smoking causes 90 percent of cancer, and also leads to the development of coronary heart disease, chronic bronchitis and emphysema, said in Rospotrebnadzor informed.
The formation of the Russians of the system of motivation to a healthy lifestyle and proper nutrition is one of the goals of the national project “Demography”. Other objectives of the project are to reduce mortality rate, ensuring more education of citizens approaching retirement age, and to increase the availability of preschool education.
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