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

[Europe] PM Borissov: Bulgaria Is Good Example of Effective Fight against Contraband Cigarettes in EU

The Prime Minister said that the contraband trade in cigarettes has reached the current record-low 6 per cent, and that another even more satisfying thing is that this is a persistent trend, reported "quarter after quarter".
Bulgarian News Agency (BTA) (bg)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:22

Anti-tobacco group: Economic damage to Bulgaria from smoking equals

The damage to Bulgaria’s economy from people smoking is equivalent to 10 per cent of the country’s gross domestic product, the “For Life Without Tobacco Smoke” coalition said on October 12. The coalition said that the economic cost of smoking was borne
Sofia Globe (bg)
added Oct 13, 2017 14:10

[Bulgaria] Dude smoking a cigarette at a gas station gets a rude awakening

Then, the gas station attendant slowly approaches the pump and calmly removes a fire extinguisher from its holder. Without warning, he then douses the man at the pump with foam. The man's car door was open during the dousing, so his interior was comple
added Oct 4, 2017 11:00

Bulgaria has lowest alcohol, tobacco, restaurants, hotels and clothing prices in EU

With a variation by over one to three between EU countries, price levels for alcoholic beverages and tobacco showed significant variations, Eurostat said. The lowest price level in 2016 was registered in Bulgaria (56 per cent of the average), ahead of H
Sofia Globe (bg)
added Jun 17, 2017 16:10

[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

BAT buys cigarette brands from Bulgaria's Bulgartabac

it had agreed with Bulgarian cigarette maker Bulgartabac to acquire some of its leading cigarette brands in a deal worth more than 100 million euros ($106 million). BAT said the acquisition of the Victory, Eva Slim and GD brands would help expand its mar
added Apr 12, 2017 14:31

[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

Bulgaria: In every twenty people, one is a daily vaper

In Bulgaria, second EU member state for smoking prevalence, one people out of twenty is vaping daily. According to a report issued by the Ministry of Health, the percentage of vapers is higher than in the UK.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Mar 4, 2017 18:18

Prices of Cigarettes to Go Up in Bulgaria through 2017

Bulgaria will return to a higher time table for the excise tax on cigarettes in a gradual manner by the beginning of 2018, Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov has said. Earlier, some media outlets reported that changes to the excise were being prepared (bg)
added Sep 21, 2016 15:43
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