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The German expert spoke about the dangers of tobacco advertising for students

Tobacco advertising is one of the Central factors that shape the propensity of Smoking in children and adolescents, said to RIA Novosti, the German expert, head of the Institute of therapeutic studies and research in the field of health (IFT-NORD) in Kiel Rainer Hanewinkel.

In early July, the Bundestag has tightened the rules for advertising tobacco products, in particular, in the current year will be banned the advertising of cigarettes and tobacco in movie session for viewers under 18 years of age and promotions available outside of specialty shops. 2022 will be prohibited outdoor advertising for tobacco products, 2023 - hookah 2024 for electronic cigarettes. The exception would be window dressing specialty shops.

In Russia banned the sale of unmarked cigarettes

Turnover in Russia cigarettes that are not marked numeric code, from 1 July is not allowed - the deadline was set by government decree adopted in February 2019.

The compulsory registration of producers and outlets in the national system of digital marking "Honest sign" began from March 1, 2019, and as of 1 July last year stopped the release of unmarked cigarettes. The circulation of unmarked products were allowed another year.

The medic said, as the water will help to quit Smoking

Water can help smokers to break the habit, said in an interview with radio Sputnik, President of the Russian Association of public health, Professor at First Moscow state medical University named after I. M. Sechenov, Andrey Demin.

Water not only washes away from an organism obtained from Smoking toxic substances, but in the literal sense does not allow smokers to indulge in the pernicious habit.

Professor named new risk group for coronavirus

Risk factors for coronavirus can be attributed to smokers and drinkers, said the Professor of the Moscow state medical University named after I. M. Sechenov, the President of the Russian Association of public health Andrey Dyomin in an interview with parliamentary newspaper.

He commented on the CPS that alcohol with a high alcohol content kills the pathogen COVID-19, but on the contrary, leads to negative consequences for immunity.

The psychiatrist explained how we need to quit Smoking

The main determinant of tobacco addiction, is social-psychological, told RT the Director of the Institute of narcological health of the nation Oleg Zykov.

He noted that to arrest the withdrawal symptoms of nicotinamine easy, but harder to change the behavior and way of thinking.

In Russia the number of smokers over ten years have declined by 17 million

Smokers in Russia from 2009 to 2019 was less than 17 million people, said RIA Novosti in the Mediaofis national census in 2020, based on Rosstat data.

It noted that in 2009, active tobacco smokers was 39%, or nearly 44 million people of adult population of Russia. Among men the figure was of 60.2% (30.6 million people) among women, 21.7 percent (13.3 million). The average adult smoker smoked 17 cigarettes per day: men 18, women 13.