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Bulgarian government firm on smoking ban in face of new protest

A protest on February 1 2013 in front of Parliament against Bulgaria’s full ban on smoking in public places would, organisers said, draw more than 2000 participants, but unofficial estimates put turnout at about a tenth of that number – while inside, the
Sofia Globe (bg)
added Feb 3, 2013 00:02

Protest against full smoking ban in public places held outside Bulgarian parliament

A protest against the full smoking ban in public places in Bulgaria has taken place outside the parliament in Sofia, FOCUS News Agency reported.
Focus English News (bg)
added Feb 1, 2013 16:36

Bulgarian Interior Ministry officer arrested for cigarettes smuggling

An organised crime group dealing with smuggled cigarettes distribution was neutralised in a joint special operation of Bulgaria’s General Directorate for Fight against Organised Crime (GDBOP) and the Internal Security Department with the Bulgarian Ministr
Focus English News (bg)
added Jan 30, 2013 15:49

[Bulgaria, Europe] EU To Give Money For Tobacco

As the Committee on Agriculture of the EU adopted a proposal for the removal of tobacco from the ban list for subsidized crops, 2014 Bulgarian tobacco will receive EU co-payments from 2014, the minister explained.
Standart News (bg)
added Jan 26, 2013 05:54

Tobacco-Addicted Bulgarians Ready to Unite in Party

Bulgarians, who are firmly against the ban on smoking in all enclosed public spaces, enforced as of June 1 last year, are bracing up to form a party to defend their rights. The initiative has been spearheaded by popular movie stars Andrey Slabakov and D (bg)
added Jan 18, 2013 13:51

Bulgarian Tobacco Producers Reported 30% Smaller Harvest in 2012

Tsvetan Filev, Chair of the National Tobacco Growers Association, has said that the 2012 tobacco harvest in Bulgaria was 30% smaller due to the drought. Photo (bg)
added Jan 17, 2013 14:58

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

[Europe] Bulgarian expert: EC requirements for tobacco production to boost smuggling

“Hostility towards the tobacco sector will not conceal the important economic, juridical and social problems, which are set with the proposal of the European Commission (EC) about changes in the Tobacco Products Directive,” Tsvetan Filev, Chairperson of
Focus English News (bg)
added Jan 14, 2013 08:20

[Belarus, Bulgaria] Latvian customs seize 260,000 pieces of illicit cigarettes

A total of 22 cardboard boxes full of cigarettes were found during a customs check on a train at the Indra checkpoint. The illegal tobacco products were hidden under a shipment of coal. Authorities found and confiscated 220,000 pieces of cigarettes.
Focus English News (bg)
added Jan 8, 2013 18:29

Bulgarian Righists to Organize Smoking Referendum

Minor Bulgarian rightist Union of Democratic Forces party has announced it will start a petition for a nationwide referendum on the recently imposed full smoking ban in the country. (bg)
added Jan 8, 2013 11:17
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