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Prices of Cigarettes to Go Up in Bulgaria through 2017

Bulgaria will return to a higher time table for the excise tax on cigarettes in a gradual manner by the beginning of 2018, Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov has said. Earlier, some media outlets reported that changes to the excise were being prepared
Novinite.com (bg)
added Sep 21, 2016 15:43
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[Bulgaria] Cigarettes smuggling in Macedonia decreases: Dnevnik daily

According to the newspaper, the downturn tendency is explained with the fact that the smugglers have started ‘exporting’ the cigarettes to the neighbouring countries, mostly to Bulgaria.
Focus English News (bg)
added Jul 6, 2012 09:05
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Around 30% of Bulgarians are smokers

are active daily smokers, as seen in the Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic of the World Health Organisation released on the occasion of May 31 - World No Tobacco Day. According to the organisation, nearly 6 million people die from tobacco-related illn
Focus English News (bg)
added Jun 2, 2014 20:59
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Contraband cigarettes smuggled in coffins in Bulgaria

Smugglers transported millions of contraband cigarettes around Bulgaria in coffins and even hired hearses to throw investigators off the scent, the country's customs chief said on Tuesday.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 14, 2012 07:17
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[Albania, Bosnia, Bosnia-herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia] 40% of Cigarettes in Macedonia Smuggled

Focus English News (bg)
added Oct 7, 2005 00:00
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[Bulgaria, Europe, Greece] MEPs plan tobacco subsidies as Brussels fights smoking

Members of the European Parliament have paved the way for hundreds of millions of pounds of subsidies to go to Europe's tobacco farmers -- even though Brussels spends huge amounts on anti-smoking campaigns
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 3, 2013 12:44
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Russia's VTB gets bid interest for Bulgarian tobacco firm stake

A Lichtenstein-registered company has expressed an interest in buying Russian bank VTB's 79.8 percent stake in Bulgarian tobacco company Bulgartabak, according to Bulgaria's competition watchdog.
Reuters
added Feb 13, 2014 12:18
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[Europe, Greece] Bulgarian tobacco producers present demands for tobacco sector development at Oriental Tobacco Forum

Tsvetan Filev, Chairperson of the National Association of Tobacco Producers NAT-2010, said speaking before the participants at the forum, as follows: “If Bulgaria is excluded from the EU subsidies because of the late accession to the EU, then the money s
Focus English News (bg)
added Sep 22, 2013 07:24
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Bulgarian bill envisions graphic warnings on tobacco packaging starting 2017

Bulgaria’s Cabinet said on December 16 that it has finalised a bill of amendments to the country’s tobacco legislation, which envisions the introduction of graphic health warnings on cigarette packaging and a ban on flavourings in tobacco products, which
Sofia Globe (bg)
added Dec 16, 2015 18:53
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[Europe] Tobacco firms use cigarette smuggling to their advantage in Bulgaria research finds

The team discovered internal tobacco industry documents which revealed how tobacco companies actively participated in the illegal import of their cigarettes into Bulgaria often using the duty-free trade façade as a cover. The companies also smuggled ciga
HealthCanal.com
added Nov 26, 2012 08:09
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