In focus

Press release

8. 4. 2016

Plain packaging of tobacco products, licensing of sales outlets and increased taxation will only benefit crime

On 7 April, Tobačna Ljubljana submitted its comments to the proposed amendments to the Tobacco Act. Based on domestic and international experience, it objects only to those measures which have been shown to reduce the likelihood of achieving the objectives of the State, while on the other hand they open the doors of opportunity wide for the criminals whose activities could result in increased exposure of minors to tobacco products.


Interview of Axel Gietz in newspaper DELO on 25th March 2016