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[Hungary] Philip Morris, Imperial Tobacco products disappear from shelves

the two companyʼs did not agree with Hungary’s centralized tobacco distributor, which begins operations today, Hungarian online daily reported. After a bill approved by Hungarian Parliament mid-December on the establishment of a centralized dis
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added Nov 17, 2015 17:20

Hungary Parliament Further Limits on Tobacco Trade

Hungary's parliament Monday introduced a state wholesaler in the tobacco trade and continued working on legislation designed to introduce new taxes on the sector, in a controversial move that has led to public protests.
added Dec 21, 2014 06:10

[Hungary] Gov't could prohibit tobacco shops in large retail spaces

Hungary's government is planning to amend legislation to prohibit tobacco sales in large retail spaces, daily Magyar Hirlap said on Thursday, citing an unnamed government source. The amendment would prohibit the shops from operating in retail spaces la
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added Aug 29, 2013 14:38

[Hungary] Chokehold on smokers

Now anti-smoking activists are launching a petition drive to force a national referendum on banning smoking in all public places – outdoors as well as in, after the National Election Commission gave them the go-ahead last week. If they can collect the req
Budapest Times (hu)
added Jul 6, 2013 19:05

[Hungary] Govt allocates HUF 450 mln to company facilitating tobacco sales monopoly

The government has allocated HUF 450 mln for the establishment and operation of a company that will facilitate the monopolisation by the state of Hungary's retail tobacco business, a resolution published in the latest issue of official gazette Magyar Köz
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added Oct 12, 2012 10:34

[Europe] No EU objections to Hungary's tobacco retail bill

Neither the European Commission (EC) nor any EU state filed an objection against the Hungarian tobacco trading bill by Friday’s deadline. . . . The bill would make tobacco trading a state monopoly in Hungary, stipulating one tobacco retail kiosk for ever
added Aug 22, 2012 14:56

[Europe] Hungary poised to make tobacco sales state monopoly

Hungarian parliament could likely take a final vote on a bill that would establish a state monopoly on retail tobacco sales after the summer recess as the European Commission has raised no objection
added Jun 14, 2012 12:24

[Europe, Hungary] EU investigates the entire Hungarian tobacco retail business - paper

The Commission is no longer interested merely in how the National Tobacco Supplier operates, but how the entire cigarette trading system works, including the scandals related to the national tobacco shops, Hungarian business daily Világgazdaság has learne
Portfolio online financial journal (hu)
added Nov 30, 2015 17:18

[Hungary] Government may require blank cigarette packaging

The Hungarian government is drafting a bill that would require tobacco manufacturers to sell their products in plain packages, without logos or other brand identifiers, according to an announcement that the government published on its website, MTI report
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added Jun 29, 2015 13:53

[Hungary] Government mulls further restrictions to tobacco trade

The government is weighing options to further restrict the scope of locations where tobacco products can be legally sold, political daily Magyar Hírlap reported. While only those who have received a license under the state monopoly on tobacco product t
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added Aug 29, 2013 12:55
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