“The initiative is certainly correct. And we need to put things in order in this matter. Moreover, the situation is quite critical. In educational institutions, these products are distributed and planted on it ... I support the initiative of the Federation Council, ”he said.

Nilov also stated the need to combat smoking as a phenomenon.

Earlier, the Federation Council approved a resolution requesting the government to suspend the wholesale and retail trade of sucking and chewing nicotine products.

Olga Vanatova, an expert with the Strong Russia anti-drug addiction movement, chairman of the All-Russian public movement for the prevention of noncommunicable diseases and promoting a healthy lifestyle for the population of Slim Russia, spoke about the jump in snus consumption in schools in 2019.