Alcohol, tobacco consumption falls in RussiaStaff Writer | April 17, 2017
Russia recorded a decrease in alcohol and tobacco consumption in 2016, Russian newspaper Izvestiya reported.
New habits According to Rospotrebnadzor
Moreover, tobacco consumption decreased by 39 percent among the adult population, it said.
In 2011, restrictions on selling alcohol were strengthened. The list of places where alcohol selling was prohibited became longer, and a ban on alcohol selling was imposed between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m. of the next day.
At the moment, Rospotrebnadzor is considering a new version of the anti-tobacco concept that equates e-cigarettes with the traditional ones. ■