- Russian anti-smoking law won't be softened according to a senior lawmaker.
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- British American Tobacco (BATS LN) and Imperial Tobacco (IMT LN) shares are unmoved in reaction to this latest news.
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- On Friday, Russian parliament passed the anti-smoking measure at the first reading.
- The law plans to ban smoking in public places indoors and outdoors in Russia, which is the world's second largest tobacco market.
19 Dec 2012 - 21:31 - - Source: Newswires
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