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Bulgaria’s beleaguered government quietly backtracking on easing smoking ban

Ahead of the May 2013 parliamentary elections, Bulgaria’s socialist party promised that if it came into power, it would ease the full ban on smoking on public places – but now, deeply unpopular and the target of nationwide daily protests demanding its res
Independent Balkan News Agency (gr)
added Aug 14, 2013 16:12

[Bulgaria] Dealers organised cigarette lobby

Sofia. Small and medium-sized dealers of tobacco products united in an association for the first time to defend their rights and interests on a national and EU level, the Chairperson of the newly-formed Bulgarian Association of Tobacco Products Dealers
Focus English News (bg)
added Aug 11, 2013 22:27

Bulgarian police confiscate about 2 tons of rolling tobacco

The police in the northern Bulgarian city of Pleven have confiscated about 2 tons of rolling tobacco, announced the press center of the Interior Ministry.
Focus English News (bg)
added Mar 30, 2013 18:41

Bulgarian police find nearly 1 million cigarettes without excise stamps

At about 10:00 a.m. local time the police checked a Mercedes vehicle driven by the 44-year-old M.L. The crime-busters found the contraband behind boxes of light fixtures. They seized 990,000 cigarettes without excise stamps. M.L. has a criminal record of
Focus English News (bg)
added Jan 17, 2013 08:27

Measures against cigarette smuggling in Bulgaria yield results

The measures Bulgaria has taken to fight cigarette smuggling are yielding results, according to the national Customs Agency. A total of 80 million contraband cigarettes have been seized since the beginning of this year, the Sofia-based agency told SETim
Southeast European Times
added Dec 29, 2012 11:59

Bulgarian Parliament's economy committee rejects move to ease total smoking ban

An attempt to backtrack on Bulgaria’s total ban on smoking in enclosed spaces in restaurants, bars and other public places has failed in Parliament’s committee on the economy, a few days after a similar attempt was defeated in the health committee.
Sofia Globe (bg)
added Dec 18, 2012 17:45

Bulgarians made 60,000 reservations for holidays in Serbia due to smoking ban here: business

“Bulgarian citizens have made 60,000 reservations for celebrating New Year in Serbia because of the full smoking ban in Bulgaria,” said Blagoy Ragin, Chairperson of the Bulgarian Hotel and Restaurant Association (BHRA), speaking at the sitting of the Par
Focus English News (bg)
added Dec 13, 2012 14:57

Bulgarian customs seize more than 25mln pieces of illegal cigarettes

Focus English News (bg)
added Nov 13, 2012 09:55

[Bulgaria, Eastern Europe] Philip Morris Readies For Potential Russian Public Smoking Ban

However, as we have seen in the U.S. and West Europe, tobacco companies raise prices periodically to compensate for the falling volumes. Currently, we estimate the company to maintain its margins for the EEMA region.
added Jun 6, 2012 13:14

[Bulgaria, Macedonia, Serbia] Choking smokers in Central and Eastern Europe

- Reading Room - The Sofia Echo
Sofia Echo (bg)
added Nov 28, 2010 00:00
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