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Change in tobacco excise policy in Bulgaria: the role of tobacco industry lobbying and smuggling

Conclusions The TTCs continued involvement in smuggling suggests that deals in 2004, 2007 and 2010 which the European Commission has reached with TTCs to address cigarette smuggling are inadequate. The TTCs' continued access to policymakers suggests tha
Tobacco Control
added Dec 4, 2012 03:48

[Europe] Bulgaria to support oriental tobacco growers: minister

Sofia. “We will firmly support the producers of oriental tobacco and their means of living,” Bulgarian Minister of Agriculture and Food Miroslav Naydenov said in an interview with FOCUS News Agency.
Focus English News (bg)
added Sep 16, 2012 13:12

[Balkans, Bulgaria] MINA: Balkan Tobacco growers against WHO recommendations

“The World Health Organisation recommendations for cutting down tobacco production pose a threat to the livelihood of hundreds and thousands of families, adding it will not prevent people from smoking,” say tobacco farmers from Macedonia, Bulgaria, Serbi
Focus English News (bg)
added Sep 15, 2012 18:48

Bulgarian Nightlife Reported at Standstill after Smoking Ban

Empty tables, grumpy customers, and worried owners were the common picture in nightclubs and bars during the first weekend of the full smoking ban in public spaces in Bulgaria. (bg)
added Jun 4, 2012 14:27

[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

Bulgaria's Tobacco Unions Call on EconMin to Step Down

over what they describe as his "passive" behaviour to the developments at major tobacco holding Bulgartabac. In an open letter, unions allege his inaction led to the closure of a tobacco plant in Sofia as of April 01 this year which has left 420 people j (bg)
added Apr 5, 2016 16:54

[Bulgaria] Campaign on tobacco purchasing not over even at 50%: expert

In his words, the said campaign started in October as regards certain tobacco types, such as Virginia, which is the broadleaf type. “The campaign on buying Oriental tobacco started on the part of some companies before the New Year yet, ultimately, we ca
Focus English News (bg)
added Jan 11, 2016 03:31

Bulgarian tobacco producer threatens to set himself afire in front of parliament

A tobacco producer from the region of Haskovo threatened to set himself afire over problems in the tobacco purchase campaign in the region
Focus English News (bg)
added Mar 25, 2014 14:16

[Europe] Bulgarians hope proposals to restore EU tobacco subsidies will help save their jobs

But many Europeans still rely on the crop for an income, and hope proposals to restore EU subsidies will help save their jobs. In Bulgaria, the EU's poorest member state, many feel they have an especially raw deal. (cy)
added May 17, 2013 23:38

Bulgarian Hotel, Restaurant Association: New Govt Will Lift Smoking Ban

Blagoy Ragin, Chair of the Bulgarian Hotel and Restaurant Association (BHRA), has said that the full indoor smoking ban will be lifted in six months, once a new government assumes office. On Tuesday, MPs from the Parliamentary Economic Committee rejecte (bg)
added Dec 18, 2012 17:55
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