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The Ministry of health has supported a ban on Smoking near entrances.
The Ministry of health supports a ban on Smoking outdoors at a distance of less than 10 m from the entrance to the doorways of houses. This follows from the draft positive opinion of the government on amendments to the anti-Smoking law. The Ministry of health has sent a document for approval to the other departments. In the summer of parliamentarians of the Federation Council in the Duma introduced the relevant bill. According to the lawyers, potentially a weak point initiative the complexity of the control over its execution.
The Ministry of health has formed a draft positive opinion of the government on amendments to article 12 of the law “On protection of health of citizens from impact of ambient tobacco smoke and consequences of tobacco consumption”. Senators had earlier proposed to ban Smoking in elevators, common areas and outdoors at a distance of less than 10 m from the entrance to the hallways of apartment buildings.
Opinion of the Ministry sent for approval to the Ministry of construction, Ministry of economic development, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of justice and the Federal service on 29 September, signed by Deputy head of the Ministry of health Dmitry Kostennikov. “News” was acquainted with the document.
In a press-service of the Ministry of justice announced that it had agreed on a draft without comment. Other agencies indicated their positions “news”.
The document says that the bill complies with the provisions of the who framework Convention on tobacco control and the basic principles of protection of health of citizens from impact of ambient tobacco smoke and consequences of tobacco consumption. The health Ministry said in the draft opinion that the proposed draft of the senators needs to be specificity in terms of guidance on what common areas subject to the design standards. “The Russian government supports the bill subject to the comments made”, — stated in the draft opinion.
The bill was introduced by the Parliament of the Federation Council in the Duma on 29 June, the date of the first reading has not yet been appointed.
The document is at the stage of preliminary examination, he was referred to the Committee on health. The Committee is not yet formed to document your opinion.