FAS opposed the joint management of cigarettes and wapow

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The Federal Antimonopoly service considers it appropriate, the joint legislative regulation of traditional tobacco products and devices alternative to Smoking, reported RIA Novosti head of control and financial management service Vladimir Michelosen.

Earlier on Thursday, RBC announced that the question of regulation of the market for alternative Smoking was discussed on June 19 meeting with Deputy Prime Ministers Dmitry Kozak and Tatiana Golikova. The representative of the office confirmed to RIA Novosti the fact of the meeting and participation Golikova. He also said that Kozak did not support the idea of introducing a separate regulation for innovative tobacco products, electronic cigarettes and wapow.

The Ministry of industry and trade in late January introduced a number of bills in the regulation of nikotinsoderzhaschie products, including the market for alternative devices to Smoking. Deputy head of control and financial management FAS Natalia Isayeva said earlier that the Agency has supported the latter.

«Conceptual FAS Russia maintains its position. For example, in the industry of alcoholic beverages, the service has always advocated the separate regulation of different markets (wine, beer, spirits) in a systemic unified approach combining factors and features,» said Michelove, adding that more detailed positions, the Agency will be able to submit after reviewing the minutes of the meeting Kozak and obtaining the relevant government orders.

«Discussions will surely. After all, any bill goes a long way before it becomes law. This is in some sense good, because when there are different, sometimes opposite opinions, it is better to hear all sides,» he added.

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