Headlines Tagged with Romania — 177 headlines found
Romania extended a smoking ban on Tuesday to include bars and playgrounds, becoming the latest European Union state to strengthen anti-smoking controls. Prior to the bill, which has been under consideration since 2011, smoking had been banned in state i
Dec 15, 2015 Reuters
added Dec 15, 2015 16:29
[Belgium, Europe, Romania] A commissioner’s work habits prompt staff upheaval / Corina Creţu’s long weekends and treatment of underlings said to be behind high turnover.
former and current staffers said, Creţu smoked cigarettes in her office, flouting an institution-wide ban. “Everyone said, ‘You can’t do this,’” according to a former staffer, “but she said, ‘In Romania, a minister can do whatever they want.’”
Dec 10, 2015 Politico
added Dec 10, 2015 20:04
Romania’s Chamber of Deputies could debate today, November 25, the draft law which bans smoking in enclosed public spaces, enclosed places at workplace, in children’s playgrounds, and in health & education facilities.
Nov 25, 2015 Romania Insider (ro)
added Nov 25, 2015 16:51
The Health Committee within Romania’s Chamber of Deputies has approved an amendment to the law on smoking that forbids the display of cigarettes in the units where they are sold. This will prevent consumers from seeing if a shop sells cigarettes or not
Nov 24, 2015 Romania Insider (ro)
added Nov 24, 2015 21:04
thousands of fire safety violations in a range of buildings following a nightclub blaze last month in which at least 57 people died... It also saw widespread violations of bans on using open flames, pyrotechnics and smoking in public places.
Nov 19, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Nov 20, 2015 18:31
Parliament is set to debate much tougher anti-smoking laws in the wake of the nightclub fire in Bucharest... aiming to totally forbid smoking in public spaces. "The time has come to ban smoking in all public places, at work, in parks, on beaches, in pla
Nov 17, 2015 Balkan Insight.com (ba)
added Nov 17, 2015 17:17
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.
Aug 31, 2015 Portfolio online financial journal (hu)
added Aug 31, 2015 12:09
Romania’s trade with North Korea amounted to EUR 90 million last year. Most of the exports were cigarettes – worth EUR 83 million and plastic packaging of EUR 2 million. The country imported products of EUR 5 million from North Korea. These include car
May 25, 2015 Romania Insider (ro)
added May 26, 2015 08:21
[Romania] International Experts, Industry and Law Enforcement Join to Combat Illegal Trade and Shadow Economy in Europe
“One of the main issues related to the shadow economy is illegal trade in tobacco products, because it’s linked to organized crime. ..." “International Conference on the Shadow Economy and Taxation” is co-hosted by the International Tax and Investment
Apr 23, 2015 Business Wire
added Apr 24, 2015 13:30
The chain effect of banning smoking can lead to the loss of 20,000 jobs and can halve the turnover for about 50% of the units that sell cigarettes, cigarette producers said. They also claim that the decrease in cigarette sales can lead to a drop in sal
Apr 17, 2015 Romania Insider (ro)
added Apr 20, 2015 14:26