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Romania prepares for ban on smoking in public places

Romania's government had begun removing ashtrays from its offices as the country prepares for a ban on smoking in public places which comes into effect at midnight. The law was introduced after a fire in a nightclub in Bucharest on Oct. 30 killed 64 peopl
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 16, 2016 19:36

[Europe] Romania's casino operators fear their businesses will be hit by smoking ban

The law that bans smoking in enclosed public spaces will strongly affect the local casino industry, said Violeta Radoi, the general manager of the Slot Organizers Association ROMSLOT. In other EU countries, the smoking ban has led to a drop of 30-40% in
Romania Insider (ro)
added Mar 15, 2016 22:48

Study: 80% of urban Romanians agree with the smoking ban in public places

The new law that bans smoking in all enclosed public places will come into force in about two weeks, and a recent study conducted by iSense Solutions shows that most Romanians have a good opinion about the new rules.
Romania Insider (ro)
added Mar 1, 2016 15:57


Out of 28 European Union states, 17 currently forbid smoking in enclosed public places, transportation and in the workplace. As of March 16th Romanians will no longer be allowed to smoke in enclosed public places, workplaces, children playgrounds, schoo
Blasting News (ch)
added Feb 25, 2016 02:50

Several Romanian MPs angry about smoking ban want to prohibit other vices

Thirty-three Romanian senators and deputies have threatened to come up with a draft law that will ban other vices, including alcohol, after the Romanian Parliament passed a law in December that bans smoking in all public places, according to Stirileprotv
Romania Insider (ro)
added Jan 5, 2016 19:26

Romania wants to ban the sale of flavored cigarettes and change the warning messages on cigarette packs

the Ministry will regulate the ingredients that can be used in tobacco products. It will thus ban the sale of flavored cigarettes and tobacco, including the electronic cigarettes’ liquid, and of those containing special additives such as vitamins, caffein
Romania Insider (ro)
added Dec 30, 2015 23:24

[Europe, Romania] Advocate General’s Opinions in Cases C-358/14 Poland v Parliament and Council, C-477/14 Pillbox 38 (UK) Limited, and C-547/14 Philip Morris Brands SARL and Others

In her Opinions issued today, Advocate General Juliane Kokott concludes that the new EU tobacco directive of 20141 was lawfully adopted...In Advocate General Kokott’s view, the EU legislature did not exceed the considerable latitude to be given to it in
Court of Justice of the European Communities (lu)
added Dec 23, 2015 22:55

33 Romanian senators file appeal against the law that bans smoking

two exceptions. Smoking is allowed in maximum security prison cells in and special rooms in transit areas within airports. These two exceptions create discrimination between the inmates in maximum security prisons and people in airports’ transit areas an
Romania Insider (ro)
added Dec 23, 2015 04:50

[Europe] Romanian parliament bans smoking in bars and playgrounds

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
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.’”
added Dec 10, 2015 20:04
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