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[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.’”
Politico
added Dec 10, 2015 20:04
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Romanian Deputies to vote on banning smoking in public spaces

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.
Romania Insider (ro)
added Nov 25, 2015 16:51
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Romania's Parliament wants to ban the display of cigarettes in stores

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
Romania Insider (ro)
added Nov 24, 2015 21:04
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After fire, Romania finds thousands of safety violations

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.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 20, 2015 18:31
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Romania To Toughen Laws Against Smoking

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
Balkan Insight.com (ba)
added Nov 17, 2015 17:17
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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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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Korea - North] Romania exports EUR 83 mln of cigarettes to North Korea

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
Romania Insider (ro)
added May 26, 2015 08:21
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[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
Business Wire
added Apr 24, 2015 13:30
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Cigarette makers ask for impact study on Romania’s planned smoking ban

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
Romania Insider (ro)
added Apr 20, 2015 14:26
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[Europe] Austria and Romania among those with laxest smoking rules

Smokers craving for an after meal cigarette at a restaurant may want to head to Austria, Czech Republic, Greece, Romania or Slovakia where bans either do not exist or are not enforced. The findings, published on Tuesday (14 April) by the Brussels-based
EUobserver.com
added Apr 14, 2015 15:05
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