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KIEV, September 16 (Itar-Tass)— Ukraine’s law banning advertising of tobacco came into force on Sunday.
The law bans also lotteries and promotion campaigns to raise sales of tobacco goods and introduces a fine of up to 50,000 hryvnias /about 6,200 dollars/.
Advertisements of cigarettes are removed from facades and interiors of stores.
Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovich signed the law in March.
Press service of Ukraine’s Ministry of Healthcare reports that over past three years the number of smokers in the country reduced by 1.5 million people. In 2011, 8.6 million were addicted to this bad habit, in 2008 – 10.1 million.