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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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Bulgarian Interior Ministry officer arrested for cigarettes smuggling

An organised crime group dealing with smuggled cigarettes distribution was neutralised in a joint special operation of Bulgaria’s General Directorate for Fight against Organised Crime (GDBOP) and the Internal Security Department with the Bulgarian Ministr
Focus English News (bg)
added Jan 30, 2013 15:49
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[Bulgaria] Sofia Airport opens smokers' lounge

Those who want to indulge in a cigarette before the flight, however, will literally pay the price. While admission to the smokers' lounge is free to those with business class tickets, others will have to pay 14 euro.
Sofia Globe (bg)
added Aug 30, 2012 12:07
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Bulgaria’s Deputy PM Simeonov calls Russian Patriarch “cigarette billionaire” and “second-class KGB cop”

Deputy Prime Minister Valery Simeonov, known as loose cannon, attacked the Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, calling him a “cigarette bishop” and a “second-class cop”. Simeonov is leader of the “National Front for Salvation of Bulgaria” (NFSB),
BulgarianPresidency.eu (bg)
added Mar 7, 2018 15:33
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[Europe] World No-Tobacco Day: Bulgaria remains among EU countries with highest rate of smoking – Eurobarometer

Bulgaria has the second-highest percentage of smokers in the European Union, 36 per cent, while the average Bulgarian smoker puffs away just less than 16 cigarettes a day. Bulgaria is second only to Greece, which the March 2017 poll found to have 37 per
Sofia Globe (bg)
added May 30, 2017 22:06
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[Mid-east, Turkey] Bulgarian tobacco firm Bulgartabac to halt exports to Middle East

Bulgarian tobacco company Bulgartabac said it would halt sales to the Middle East as of April 1, following media allegations its products made up a large part of the cigarettes illegally smuggled into neighbouring Turkey. Bulgartabac denied any wrongdoi
Reuters
added Mar 17, 2016 13:18
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Bulgaria’s Plovdiv hosted III International Forum of Oriental Tobacco Producers (ROUNDUP)

Bulgaria’s second biggest city of Plovdiv hosted the III International Forum of Oriental Tobacco Producers. The forum was opened by Bulgarian interim Minister of Agriculture and Food Vasil Grudev.
Focus English News (bg)
added Sep 8, 2014 17:07
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Bulgaria customs detain man wrapped in 9kg of tobacco

The check revealed that the smuggler had wrapped several packages full of a total of 9 kilos of smoking tobacco around his waist, back and legs.
Focus English News (bg)
added Apr 18, 2013 20:43
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Bulgarian energy commission head resigns at request of PM over illegal cigarette selling business

Four days after Yuliana Ivanova was appointed as the new head of Bulgaria’s State Energy and Water Regulatory Commission, she resigned ... after it emerged that she had owned a company that had illegally sold cigarettes online.
Sofia Globe (bg)
added Feb 17, 2013 14:27
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[Bulgaria] Bulgartabac to take over BiH tobacco giant (SETimes.com)

The Bulgartabac Holding Group's takeover of the Tobacco Factory in Banja Luka is expected to be completed this month when the final agreement is signed, saving hundreds of jobs.
Southeast European Times
added Feb 8, 2013 21:47
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