The state Duma has banned Smoking ICOS and hookahs in restaurants

today the state Duma at the last meeting of the spring session passed a law equating electronic cigarettes, VAPI, anosy (IQOS) and hookahs to cigarettes. All the rules and prohibitions concerning Smoking and tobacco sales, are now subject to whole-nicotine products. Amendments to the law “On protection of health of citizens from impact of ambient tobacco smoke and consequences of tobacco consumption” will come into force from the date of publication.

Smoking electronic cigarettes, and hookahs wapow will be fined in the amount from 500 to 1000. Now the size of the penalty stipulated for cigarette Smoking in prohibited places (e.g., schools, hospitals and cultural institutions). At the same time for the use of electronic cigarettes on the Playground will have to pay 2000-3000 rubles.