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[Bulgaria, Europe] EC to Allow Agricultural Funds for Tobacco Growers

Although the EU will not have any express subsidies for tobacco growers, it will allow them to be financed under general agricultural subsidies, according to EC official Roger White. (bg)
added Jun 10, 2012 21:35

Smokers fume as Bulgaria stubs out cigarettes

Some 600 health inspectors were already dispatched to bars and restaurants overnight Friday, and the first fines were already a fact, the state BNR radio reported.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 1, 2012 15:02

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), (bg)
added Mar 7, 2018 15:33

[Europe] Senior Commissioner Ivaylo Spiridonov: Illegal cigarette factories in Spain used Bulgarian equipment

Two of the illegal cigarette production factories, which were busted in Spain few days ago, used entirely Bulgarian equipment.” This is what Senior Commissioner Ivaylo Spiridonov, Director of the General Directorate for Fight against Organised Crime (GDB
Focus English News (bg)
added Jul 11, 2016 17:07

[Bulgaria] Workers to Protest Again over Closure of Tobacco Plant in Sofia

Trarade unions with Bulgaria's major tobacco holding Bulgartabac have called for Monday a demonstration against the decision to close down a Sofia-based tobacco plant. The decision, which was in force as of April 01 and left 420 people without employment (bg)
added May 9, 2016 22:44

Tobacco producers to sue Bulgaria over co-financing allocation

“The trial is initiated on behalf of all 1,800 tobacco producers in the country, who feel harmed. They received BGN 1 less after this year’s allocation of the national subsidies, which set different prices for the Basmi variety, which is most widely grow
Focus English News (bg)
added Jun 13, 2014 11:35

Protesting tobacco producers promised Bulgaria govt will compensate them for lower price: mayor

“At the protest of the tobacco producers held in the village of Kochan, municipality of Satovcha, it has been promised that the Bulgarian government would compensate them, if the tobacco purchase price was lower,” Mayor of the village of Lyubcha, municipa
Focus English News (bg)
added Jan 26, 2014 06:26

Bulgarian tobacco growers from Gotse Delchev to block road to Greece

Bulgarian tobacco growers from the town of Gotse Delchev and settlements close to it will stage a protest rally today, blocking the road to Greece. The protest will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in close proximity to the village of Gospodintsi.
Focus English News (bg)
added Jan 10, 2014 11:37

Bulgaria's smoking ban led to 3 – 4% cut in cigarette sales, analysts say

The full ban on smoking in public places that came into law in Bulgaria in June 2012 has led to a decline in cigarette sales by three to four per cent, although it is too early to assess the long-term effects, according to Sofia-based thinktank Industry
Sofia Globe (bg)
added Apr 14, 2013 13:20

[UK] Bulgarian tobacco harvest relies on help from children

Children must quit the classroom in some villages on the border with Greece to tend crops Share 3
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 5, 2013 22:09
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