Jaroslaw Adamowski is a freelance journalist with a focus on Central and Eastern Europe, based in Warsaw, Poland. He contributes to IEG Policy and a number of other industry magazines and news sites.
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The Slovak parliament has passed a bill to require local retail outlets with a sales surface of more than 400 square metres to donate unsold but safe food to charities.
A bill to introduce the so-called sugar tax in Poland has been drafted by Polish opposition bloc (Lewica), Włodzimierz Czarzasty, the deputy speaker of the Sejm, the lower chamber of the Polish parliament, has announced.
Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has submitted a draft bill to raise the excise tax rate on alcohol by 10% next year to the Sejm, the lower chamber of the country’s parliament. The tax on cider, however, will remain at the same level.
Stanisław Szwed, Poland’s First Deputy Minister of Family, Labour and Social Policy, has announced that the government is considering loosening the country’s Sunday shopping ban by allowing tourist resorts to create special zones in which retail activities would be legal on Sundays.
Jarosław Pinkas, president of Poland’s Main Sanitary Inspectorate (GIS), has announced that his institution has developed documentation that could serve as the basis for the introduction of the so-called sugar tax in Poland.
Jarosław Pinkas, the president of the Main Sanitary Inspectorate (GIS), has announced that his institution has developed documentation that could serve as the basis for the introduction of the so-called sugar tax in Poland.