Rus News Journal

Rospotrebnadzor brings an action on British American Tobacco

Rospotrebnadzor has prepared the judicial claim in   the relation   the tobacco company British American Tobacco, being one of the basic manufacturers of cigarettes in the Russian market.

Yesterday I have signed the claim to the company. They mislead consumers. Today the claim will be transferred in corresponding court and proceeding " will begin; -   the head of department Gennady Onishchenko has informed journalists on Monday.

These misters very much accept Russia, as a certain not civilised market where it is possible to market not by the European rules by definition dangerous and poisonous production for an organism - has declared Onishchenko.

He has noticed that the company uses a policy double standards representing on the Russian market production of other quality, than on the European.

Onishchenko has regretfully noticed that in the Russian Federation the technical regulations on tobacco production till now are not accepted.

And the question on the second reading of technical regulations where these misters lobby application of barbarous specifications on the pitch and nicotine maintenance in tobacco and cigarettes " has hung; - Onishchenko has told. Will suffice, let`s do everything, as in Europe - he has added.

RIA Novosti news agency