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[Hungary] Hungarians fume over revealing tobacco scandal

But three years on, a shake-up of the sale of cigarettes, of all things, has turned into a scandal that has convinced many Hungarian voters that a culture of corruption remains very much alive. Originally, in 2012, the slashing of the number of outlets
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 21, 2013 09:57
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[Hungary] Austria's smoking culture is '30 year time machine'

Oncologist Stanton Glantz was speaking at a symposium on tobacco control being held this week in Austria, which has consistently placed last place in the European Cancer League ‘tobacco ranking’ tables. "Here in Vienna I feel as if I'm in a time machine
The Local Austria (at)
added Apr 6, 2016 22:06
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[Europe, Hungary] EU anti-smoking effort: Are bigger labels enough?

Attempts to make smoking less appealing have delivered partial success. The current EU directive came into effect 12 years ago yet smoking is still the leading preventable cause of death with 700,000 casualties per year. Statistics show a 12% drop betwee
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added Nov 5, 2013 18:01
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[Hungary] Referendum would ban smoking in public areas

All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added Jul 4, 2013 23:48
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[Hungary] Hungarians fume over revealing tobacco scandal

a shake-up of the sale of cigarettes, of all things, has turned into a scandal that has convinced many Hungarian voters that a culture of corruption remains very much alive. Originally, in 2012, the slashing of the number of outlets allowed to sell toba
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added Jun 15, 2013 18:24
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Hungary puts out smoking debate on tobacco shop concession

As of July 2013, only those may sell cigarettes or tobacco products in Hungary that won a concession from the state in a recent tender. The list of the winners was published last week. It showed that in hundreds of cases those granted tobacco shop conces
Portfolio online financial journal (hu)
added Apr 30, 2013 16:06
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[Hungary] Vote on proposed state tobacco monopoly to open Parliament's autumn session

The final vote on the tobbacco law, which seeks to establish a state monopoly over the distribution of tobacco products, will be on Tuesday's agenda.
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added Sep 6, 2012 15:38
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[Hungary, Romania] Hungarian tax authority busts cigarette smugglers - Thug life in action

The excise officials of Hungary’s National Tax and Customs Office (NAV) have on Monday discovered 1,300 packs of cigarettes without tax stamps in two buses with Romanian licence plates. The packets were confiscated, NAV reported on its website.
Portfolio online financial journal (hu)
added Aug 31, 2015 12:09
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[Hungary] Plain packaging planned for tobacco products

The government is planning to introduce uniform packaging for tobacco products, the PM’a Cabinet Chief said at the weeklygovernment press briefing. János Lázár said the measure is aimed at ensuring that “every tobacco product has the same appearance, lea
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added Jun 26, 2015 21:27
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Hungary tobacco producers challenge gov't over supply monopoly

As of 1 November 2015, only two companies may sell tobacco products directly to Hungary’s national tobacco shops. The new legislation practically squeezes out all other players and wholesalers from this market. Tobacco companies excluded from the distrib
Portfolio online financial journal (hu)
added Jun 20, 2015 20:08
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