The Ministry of health suggests people come of age at 21 years
Coming of age in Russia should attack at the age of 21, up to this point the citizens must not sell tobacco and alcohol — Moscow 24.
Coming of age in Russia should attack at the age of 21. Up to this point, citizens should not sell tobacco and alcohol, and medical examinations must be carried out by pediatricians, said Deputy health Minister Tatyana Yakovleva.
“We, of course, maturity does not need to move to 30 years, but we are at least 21 years to do in Russia, like in USA and in Europe. To 21 it will not sell tobacco or to 18 is a very big difference” — quoted by the official RIA Novosti.
According to Yakovleva, aim for longevity with the birth, laying health for many years to come. She said that now up to 18 years, the Russians being treated by a pediatrician and said that the term “childhood” need to be interpreted correctly. “We are in this period say: “do Not drink, smoke” and work pediatricians, this is not therapists, they work with gentleness, kindness, spend more time,” said the clerk.
She added that there is a tendency to rejuvenation of the diseases of the cardiovascular system. Myocardial infarction have citizens in 30, 35 or 40 years, although such violations are typical for people over 60.
The extension of the period of childhood, predicted Minister of health Veronika Skvortsova. According to her, earlier children have called people up to age 14, then to 16, now the accepted norm at the age of 21, and in the future it can grow to 25-30 years.