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9th January 2023
1st August 2022
27th July 2022
6th July 2022
Romania: The Ministry of Finance has introduced a bill to progressively increase the excise duty on heated tobacco products. It proposes a rate of RON594.97 (€120.29) per kg in 2022; RON834.63 (€168.75) per kg in 2023; RON1,094.93 (€221.38) per kg in 2024; RON1,146.62 (€231.83) per kg in 2025; and RON1,198.28 (€242.27) per kg in 2026. If the bill is approved, the new rate will come into force on 1st August and be updated on that date each year thereafter.
3rd June 2022
23rd March 2022
Romania: President Klaus Iohannis has signed into law Bill 237/2021, amending the Tobacco Act to impose sanctions on retailers who sell tobacco products to under-18s. Retailers caught doing so will face a fine of RON10,000 (€2,020) and 30 days’ suspension of business. A second offence will render them liable to double that fine and permanent closure of the shop.
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