Posted 19 января 11:41

Published 19 января 11:41

Modified 19 января 11:46

Updated 19 января 11:46

Rospotrebnadzor supported the ban on the sale of vapes

19 января 2023, 11:41
On the eve of the relevant issue was raised by the speaker of the State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin.

Rospotrebnadzor commented on the initiative of the State Duma to ban the sale of vapes. The Agency "conceptually supports" legislative proposals aimed at preserving the health of citizens.

"Rospotrebnadzor conceptually supports any legislative initiatives aimed at preserving the health of adults and the younger generation", - RIA Novosti reports Rospotrebnadzor. On January 18, the head of the lower house of parliament Vyacheslav Volodin instructed the relevant committees to study the issue of a possible ban on vaping for schoolchildren..

At the same time, the State Duma in the second and third readings adopted a law on increasing excise taxes on cigarettes and cigarettes, tobacco for heating and liquids for vaping. From March 1, excise taxes on cigarettes and cigarettes will amount to 2,603 rubles per thousand units. They will amount to about 16% of the estimated cost of the goods. Excise taxes on vaping liquids will be raised to 20 rubles per milliliter. From January 1, 2024 - up to 21 rubles, and from January 1, 2025 - up to 22 rubles.