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Lawmaker proposes fines for selling tobacco and alcohol to pregnant women
Lawmaker proposes fines for selling tobacco and alcohol to pregnant women
A Russian regional lawmaker has proposed the introduction of fines for selling drugs, alcohol and tobacco to pregnant women. The law could also force all women who want to purchase these items to prove they’re not pregnant.

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