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2014 Winter Olympics is Biggest Smokefree Event in Russia (Bloomberg)

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In Sochi, the sale and consumption of cigarettes is forbidden in the city’s Olympic venues, including bars and restaurants. The intent of this ban was to protect the athletes, delegates and volunteers from around the world from exposure to second-hand smoke. While areas where athletes gather, live, and perform are smokefree, there are still designated smoking areas elsewhere. Read a news article fromBloomberg.