The Ministry plans to introduce an environmental tax on cigarette butts
The Ministry of health of Russia proposed to introduce an environmental tax on cigarettes for manufacturers, according to a draft of the “concept of state policy on combating tobacco consumption for the years 2017-2022 and beyond”.
“Waste of such tobacco products as cigarettes are the most common type of waste and harming the environment”, — reported in the concept.
Recall, the new anti-Smoking concept health Ministry suggests ban on Smoking hookahs and wapow Russian restaurants and cafes. The document is submitted for the consideration of the government and is intended to generate the Russians have a healthy lifestyle. According to experts of the Ministry, VAPI and Shisha is no less harmful than regular cigarettes.