Russia’s State Duma passes bill on fines for laughing gas propaganda
MOSCOW, January 26 (RAPSI) – The lower house of parliament finally adopted a bill on administrative penalties for propagation and illegal advertising of exhilarant gas on Tuesday, according to a statement published on the State Duma official website.
Under the bill, these actions will be punishable by fines ranging from 1,000 to 2,000 rubles ($13-27) for citizens, from 10,000 to 20,000 rubles ($130-270) for officials and individual entrepreneurs and from 50,000 to 150,000 rubles ($670-2,000) for companies. Moreover, ads products are to be confiscated, the document reads. Businesspersons and legal entities will also face suspension of business for a month.
The amendments are aimed to protect human life and health, the State Duma Chairman Vyacheslav Volodin said earlier.