In the state Duma a bill banning the sale of wapow minors
MOSCOW, February 16. /TASS/. Moscow city Duma deputies submitted to the state Duma a bill that introduces the concept of “devices that mimic tobacco Smoking,” and prohibits sale to minors of wapow, electronic hookahs, steam generators and other similar devices.
As the authors of the bill, after adoption by the state Duma of the law “About health protection of citizens from impact of ambient tobacco smoke and consequences of tobacco consumption” in Russia began to gain popularity device that simulates tobacco Smoking (particularly VAPI, e-hookahs), which are still not prohibited to drink in public places (including cafes and restaurants, public transport), playgrounds and workplaces .
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In this connection it is “appropriate to legislate the concept of “devices that mimic tobacco Smoking, evaporative mixture” so that they combined nikotinsoderzhaschie and beznikotinovye evaporation of the mixture, electronic cigarettes, electronic hookahs, electronic vaporizers, electronic steam generators and other similar devices,” reads the explanatory note to the bill.
“It is important to establish a ban on the sale of devices that simulate the Smoking of tobacco to minors and ban their use in public places (in the territories and in premises of educational, medical institutions, cultural institutions, sport, aircraft, public transport, playgrounds and workplaces), as well as set restrictions on the advertising of these devices,” the authors write.
According to the authors, the bill will regulate at the state level, these restrictions. This will have a positive impact on the health of the nation as a whole, prevent and reduce the spread of harmful habits among minors, the deputies of the city Duma.