- 5 Jul 2019 9:19 AM
- Hungary Matters
The motion would also introduce fines for shops that violate any such bans of up to HUF 500,000 on the first occasion and 1 million forints on the second.
Shops that violate the ban three times would lose their licence.
The motion tabled by Fidesz MP Máté Kocsis, would supplement a bill submitted earlier by János Lázár, the prime minister’s commissioner for the defence of non-smokers.
Lázár’s bill would reduce the number of tobacco shops in the country by raising the population threshold per shop from 3,000 to 4,000.