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Russian Duma May Ban Alcohol Ads in Print Today, Vedomosti Says

July 04, 2012

Russia’s State Duma, the lower house of parliament, may approve today legislation prohibiting advertising of alcoholic drinks in print media, Vedomosti reported. A ban could cost the advertising industry 5 billion rubles ($155 million), the newspaper said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Anatoly Temkin in St. Petersburg at atemkin@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: James M. Gomez at jagomez@bloomberg.net


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