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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

1 Tonne Contraband Tobacco Nabbed in Bulgaria

Police in second-largest Bulgarian city Plovdiv have uncovered and seized a hoard of close to one tonne of contraband tobacco. The tobacco was found stored in a large bag on premises of a 45-year-old male Plovdiv resident with a previous criminal recor (bg)
added Jul 14, 2013 11:44

Bulgarian Health Min Firm on Not Lifting Smoking Ban

The full ban on smoking in public places in Bulgaria ought not to be lifted, stated Bulgarian Minister of Health Tanya Andreeva. Speaking in an interview for Darik Radio Saturday, Andreeva confirmed her position, voiced earlier this week. (bg)
added Jul 13, 2013 23:42

Bulgarian Govt Backtracks on Lifting Full Smoking Ban

Andreeva has told the Sega daily that Socialist MPs have made up their minds about revoking the ban. “I believe their stances have changed,” Andreeva said. She told the newspaper that she convinced the lawmakers that lifting the ban would be “unwise.” (bg)
added Jul 9, 2013 12:17

[Europe] Tobacco producers in Bulgaria to stage protests on July 11

Bulgarian tobacco producers will organise protests at four different places in the country on July 11. The demonstrations are organised over the fact that Bulgaria was not included in the list of countries, which receive European subsidies for tobacco gro
Focus English News (bg)
added Jul 4, 2013 23:55

[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

[Europe] Bulgarian tobacco producers plan protest against lack of EU funding

Sofia Globe (bg)
added Jul 3, 2013 13:52

Bulgaria health minister backs severer measures against smoking ban violation

“Yet for a first violation of the full smoking ban, the sanctions should be of around BGN 15,000 fine, establishments to be closed down and licenses to be revoked,” said Bulgarian Minister of Health, Tanya Andreeva, speaking with journalists, FOCUS News A
Focus English News (bg)
added Jun 15, 2013 16:25

Bulgarian Opposition Stays Firmly Behind Full Smoking Ban

Bulgarian center-right opposition party GERB has reiterated its support for the existing full smoking ban in enclosed public spaces in the country. “Our stance on smoking has not changed,” GERB lawmaker and former Health Minister Desislava Atanasova de (bg)
added Jun 10, 2013 11:29

Bulgarians Get Used to Full Ban on Smoking

The Bulgarians have certainly started thinking in an European way or they adjust to new situations and rules very quickly, show the result of a survey held by agency.
Standart News (bg)
added Jun 9, 2013 17:36
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