June 30 (Reuters) –
* U.S. e-cigarette maker Juul Labs could be banned from operating in Russia, with lawmakers discussing a bill that would prohibit the sale of devices with liquid nicotine content exceeding 20mg, the Kommersant daily reported, citing a copy of the bill.
* Citing sources, Kommersant said the second reading of the bill in Russia’s State Duma, the lower house of parliament, was likely to be completed by the end of this week.
* In order to stay in Russia, Juul would need to reduce the share of nicotine in its devices from 50mg, a source said. — Source link: https://bit.ly/2YLakBA — Note: Reuters has not verified this story and does not vouch for its accuracy. (Reporting by Moscow newsroom)