The Russians began to buy less cigarettes


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In Russia decreased the demand for traditional cigarettes. It is reported RT with reference to the study of the operator’s fiscal data “Platform of the CRF”.

Experts analyzed 900 offices across the country in the period from January to October of the current year and recorded a decline in cigarette sales by five percent.

The publication also cited data from research platform “Taxcom”, intelligence which found that the popularity of traditional cigarettes declined by seven percent.

The experts have fixed growth of sales of stick for heating tobacco. It is clarified that sales in the period from January to October increased by 4.5 times compared to the same period last year.

In 2018, Russia ranked first in the number of cigarettes smoked per capita and was the fifth among the most Smoking countries of the world. So, last year, the Russians have smoked 300 billion cigarettes. It is noted that on average smokers are the Russians still smoke 2 thousand cigarettes a year. The day of Russian men need approximately 20 cigarettes, and women 15. In the first three ranking of the most Smoking countries also includes China and South Korea — there is still smoke of 5.2 and 4.8 cigarettes per day per capita.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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