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[Hungary] Survey reveals big majority believe tobacco shop awards skewed towards Fidesz loyalists

The majority of Hungarians, 68%, believe that the award of tobacco retail licences was primarily based on political considerations, and that most of the winners are people linked to Fidesz, according to a Medián survey.
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added Jun 29, 2013 12:20
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[Hungary] Good neighbors: Tobacco scandal continues in downtown Budapest

Antal Rogán is the parliamentary floor leader of Fidesz, the mayor of District V. in Budapest and also one of the emblematic faces of the government. His neighbor, Csaba Csetényi won nine tobacco tenders, and the municipality will provide three premises t
Atlatszo (hu)
added Jun 25, 2013 08:09
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[Hungary] Elections Committee endorses referendum on tobacco shops

The National Elections Committee on Monday gave the green light to a referendum initiative in which voters would be asked whether the supply of national tobacco shops should be restricted to tobacco products. The new tobacco shops, opening next month na
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added Jun 24, 2013 17:10
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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] 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] Oil company MOL prepares tobacco kiosk for licence tender winner

MOL has set up a retail kiosk fully compliant with the tobacco monopoly licence requirements at its filling station in Budakeszi, a Budapest suburb. The kiosk will be available for use by a winner of the tobacco retail licence tender who signs a contrac
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added Jun 7, 2013 09:49
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[Hungary] Elections Committee rejects referendum initiatives on tobacco concessions

The National Elections Committee (OVB) on Tuesday rejected referendum initiatives concerning a recent tobacco concession tender. The initiatives, submitted by an unnamed private individual, sought to annul the bid and to put out a new tender, as well as
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added May 28, 2013 13:31
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[Hungary] DERI: Corruption allegations raised over government tobacco retail tender

The fight against corruption in Hungary - which is by no means a negligible phenomenon - has suffered a major setback with this controversy. The government was unable to show an honest face and the expectation that it acts in the best interest of the peop
International Law Office (uk)
added May 28, 2013 12:38
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[Hungary] Parliament approves minimum margin on retail tobacco sales

Parliament approved late Tuesday a bill that guarantees a minimum 10% margin on retail tobacco sales, well over the 3-4% that industry insiders say is prevalent at present.
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added May 23, 2013 16:43
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[Hungary] Quotable: Zoltán Cegledi on Fidesz and the tobacco-concession scandal

"There doesn't seem to be any chance that Fidesz will succeed in making people believe that the tobacco scandal was a sin committed by the left wing or the multinationals."
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added May 17, 2013 10:47
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