The Ministry of health in Russia to 2016 has decreased the number of smokers
MOSCOW, may 4 — RIA Novosti. The government on Thursday published the results of implementation of the “may decrees” of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin in 2012, particularly in the health sector.
According to the data published on the website of the Cabinet, the number of smokers in 2016 dropped to 32%.
“According to the Ministry of health of Russia, the prevalence of Smoking among the adult population decreased to 32% in 2016. To ensure the continued high rates of reducing tobacco consumption, the health Ministry of Russia developed a draft concept of state policy on combating tobacco consumption for the years 2017-2022 and beyond, which also aims to combat the consumption of electronic systems delivery nicotine (electronic cigarettes)”, — stated in the message of the Cabinet.