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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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Bulgarians Don't Quit Smoking out of Spite

It appears that bans do not affect habits that Bulgarians indulge in, on the contrary they breach bans out of spite, shows the weekly poll of standartnews.com.
Standart News (bg)
added Jun 10, 2012 21:38
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Romania Gloats about Beating Bulgaria with No Smoking Ban

Romania hopes to capitalize on the decision of neighboring Bulgaria to ban smoking in all enclosed public spaces, as it may be seen as an attractive destination for tobacco-addicted tourists
Novinite.com (bg)
added May 28, 2012 12:20
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[Romania] Bulgarian customs seize 14 tons of counterfeit cigarette packs

Bulgarian customs seized 14 tons of counterfeit cigarette pack printings at Danube Bridge checkpoint near Vidin at the border with Romania on Monday, officials said. The printings, bearing the logos of three popular cigarette brands, were found in a Bu
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 10, 2017 21:18
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[Bulgaria, Europe] EU member states must impose excise duty on tobacco products not less that 90% per 1,000 pieces as of 2018: Finance Minister

Vladislav Goranov said at a press conference after the extraordinary sitting of the Council of Ministers... “The Council of Ministers adopted and will submit to the National Assembly amendment bills to the VAT Act as well as to the 2014 State Budget Act,”
Focus English News (bg)
added Nov 11, 2014 10:05
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[Bulgaria] European Commission not to ban oriental tobacco as cigarette ingredient

The European Commission will not propose to ban oriental tobacco as a cigarette ingredient or ask for additives to be limited that might indirectly lead to this, the Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naydenov told journalists in Brussels
Focus English News (bg)
added Sep 27, 2012 14:06
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Bulgaria among European countries where teenagers smoke most: study

Bulgarian schoolchildren are ranked fourth in the chart. There is slight increase in the number of girls smokers and in general in Bulgaria more girls have tried smoking compared to the number of boys.
Focus English News (bg)
added Jun 5, 2012 13:25
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Bulgaria parliament passes amendments to Tobacco and Tobacco Products Act at 2nd reading (ROUNDUP)

There will be a cap on the level of tar, nicotine, and carbon monoxide, and the methods for measuring them. Producers and importers of tobacco products have to present a list of all ingredients and their amounts used in the production of tobacco products
Focus English News (bg)
added Mar 27, 2016 02:35
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[Europe] Bulgarian tobacco producers plan protest against lack of EU funding

Bulgarian tobacco producers are planning large-scale national protests in the week beginning July 8 because the country has not secured access to European Union funding for the industry in the bloc’s next multi-year budget period. The chairman of Bulgar
Independent Balkan News Agency (gr)
added Jul 3, 2013 13:56
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