The Latvian Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights and Public Affairs Committee approved the proposal to impose criminal liability against parents who smoke near children. The proposal was initiated from the Latvian Society of Physicians.
Doctors suggested that parents should be punished for smoking in the same manner as they are punished for child abuse. The members of the committee came to the conclusion that such amendments would help reduce the harm to children's health caused by passive smoking. The Seim will soon consider the proposal in the second reading.
Not that long ago, Russia adopted the Federal Law "On protection of public health from exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and the consequences of tobacco use."
The law established prohibitions on smoking tobacco in certain areas, as well as pricing, fiscal and organizational measures to reduce the demand on tobacco products and restrict tobacco trade. Additionally, the law stipulates restrictions on advertising and sponsorship of tobacco.
The aggravation of the relationship between Russia and the USA that started unfolding during the presidency of Barack Obama has evolved into a real war during the arrival of Donald Trump. The United States has conducted a series of powerful attacks on Russia in the economic field. However, it is the EU that poses the biggest threat for the US
So some film producer called Weinstein has been abandoned by family and friends, and company, forced into therapy with shrinks as women come flying out of the floorboards from thirty years ago claiming they were raped in hotel rooms. So let's get this sex thing straight and let's put things into context. And ask how far up the line this will go.